Power is Africa’s major problem, says UN

IT may not come as a surprise, but a study by the United Nations (UN) Economic Commission for Africa on Public-Private Partnerships in Africa’s Energy Sector says on the average, sub-Saharan Africa experiences approximately 56 power outages a year, which has resulted in loss of revenues, damage to equipment and high cost of running generators. Coming on the heels of a recent Addis Ababa, Ethiopia meeting called to address Public-Private Partnerships for Africa’s struggling energy sector, the ...
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Added July 05, 2011
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