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Skirting the real issue

Skirting the real issue

Women’s entrepreneurship in Africa Is numerical parity natural justice? A prosperous future for Africa depends upon a greatly enhanced economic role for women. Women, half of the adult population, represent vastly...

The struggle to keep pace

The struggle to keep pace

Africa's collective electricity supply is bedevilled by weak legal frameworks and regional rivalry An estimated 580 million Africans lack access to electricity, three quarters of the global total. The International...

Rocky ride for Nigeria’s power sector

Rocky ride for Nigeria’s power sector

West Africa's powerhouse - bedevilled by infrastructural decay, corruption, inefficiency and lack of capacity   Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy in GDP terms, is one of the most underpowered countries...