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Access to electricity: Latest News
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:57 am AFKI Original
Many of the countries with the poorest access to electricity are in Africa, with around 625 million people in sub-Saharan Africa devoid of any access to electricity whatsoever. Due to issues such as insufficient capacity, poor reliability, and high costs, only around 32 percent of the population within sub-Saharan Africa have access to electricity. We take a look at 12 Sub-Saharan African countries with the poorest access to electricity.
Peter Pedroncelli, 3:25 am AFKI Original
Many of us take access to electricity for granted, but only two out of every five people in Africa have decent access to energy to power lights and other electrical appliances throughout the day. Around 625 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa have no access to electricity, according to the International Energy Agency. We take a look at 12 Sub-Saharan African countries with the best access to electricity.
Kevin Mwanza, 5:58 am AFKI Original
In July 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama launched the Power Africa Initiative, which sought to increase access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa. Obama announced this during his first-ever tour of Africa as U.S. president. While the initiative has not achieved much over the last three years, it is trudging slowly towards achieving its objective of reducing the number of people in Africa who lack access to electricity, a number that currently stands at more than 600 million.
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