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Africa


[VIDEO] POWER Insights—Bringing Electricity to Underserved Areas

More than half of the population of Africa, or about 640 million people out of about 1.2 billion, does not have access to energy. It's the lowest access rate for…


Egypt Warns Ethiopian Mega-Dam May Provoke Conflict, Crises

Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan may be poised to end a decade-long dispute over waters from the River Nile, agreeing on June 27 to conclude trilateral negotiations and reach final agreement…


Russia, China Drive Africa's Plan for Nuclear Expansion

Officials in South Africa and across the African continent continue to explore new nuclear power generation projects, and the region provides an opportunity for other countries to export their advanced…


Algeria Targets Renewables to Diversify Generation

Algeria, like other countries that are members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), wants to diversify its electricity production, and is looking to solar power for the…


Access Versus Productive Use of Energy: Is It Time to Craft SDG 7.4 for Africa?
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In 2012, 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were drafted at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, which was held in Brazil. The goals were adopted by all the United…