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Addressing the access-to-energy challenge in Nigeria

In sub-Saharan Africa, lack of access to reliable energy is one of the most pressing social and economic development issues and is a significant contributor to the abysmal outcomes in health, nutrition, food security, education, security, business competitiveness, and employment.…

Where have all the deals gone?

Sprawling along the shores of Lake Ziway, three hours to the south of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, AfriFlora’s vast production facility is one of the largest cut flower factories on the planet.…

Power to the people in Africa

Thursday marks the beginning of Powering Africa Summit in Washington on 9-10 March, which will bring American and African public and private sector executives together to discuss how to finance African power industry projects. …

Rwanda innovates to power its economy

A $200m project to convert methane into electricity is poised to change the lives of nearly 2m people in the mineral-rich Central African region—a major relief for the economies of Rwanda, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).…