African countries should not be forced by rich nations to abandon fossil fuels while they adapt to — and mitigate — the effects of climate change, said Standard Bank CEO Sim Tshabalala.

In response to a question posed during the just energy transition session held at the Brics Business Forum on Tuesday, Tshabalala said African countries want to see the issue of compensation feature on the agenda when the UN Climate Change Conference (COP30) takes place in Brazil in 2025...

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