Electricity everywhere in Africa in 10 years? No problem says new AfDB chief, we can find $55bn for it>Anna Hirtenstein
At least 620 million people have no access to power on the continent, including vast populations in South Sudan, Somalia and DR Congo.
Africa’s largest wind farm will power over 2 million Kenyan homes—and now Google wants a slice of it>Anna Hirtenstein
The US-based technology company will buy a 12.5% share of the $700 million project, which is set for completion in 2017.
The deal is the first initiative Nigeria's Akinwumi Adesina has announced in his new role as head of Africa's leading development financier.
General Electric and state-owned Chinese firm to partner in project that falls under Obama’s Power Africa plan as rivals tag team.