Munyaradzi Makoni
Solar in a suitcase

Solar in a suitcase

Mini-grids and solar systems are a lifeline for Africa’s underserviced rural health clinics Laura Stachel first realised that lack of electricity impaired the delivery of life-saving care when she conducted research in...

Has Africa’s time for hydropower passed?

Has Africa’s time for hydropower passed?

Africa has vast untapped sources of hydroelectricity but climate change, particularly droughts, raises questions about sustainability. Hydroelectricity has an attractive appeal for Africa. It can provide a baseload – a...

Lots of talk, little progress

Lots of talk, little progress

SDG 4: Education Quality education in Africa looks like a hopeless case, but it’s a matter of taking the right steps By Munyaradzi Makoni Africa has high levels of inequality, between regions and within nations. Its...