Living in the dark in rural Nigeria
The lack of electricity is pervasive in rural Nigeria, where 90 million people live entirely off the grid. DW's Zaharaddeen Umar asked people in one village in far northern Katsina State how they get by in the dark.
Let there be light: Solar lamps help power Burkina Faso
More than one billion people worldwide still have no access to electricity. This lack of power continues to slams the breaks on development, particularly across Africa. In Burkina Faso, though, solar lamps are offering an all-important ray of light at the end of the tunnel.
Lagos government seeks approval for 3,00MW Of electricity generation
Lagos government seeks approval for 3,00MW Of electricity generation.
S.Africa grapples with past as protest violence flares
South Africa has seen an explosion of anger in recent weeks -- with township residents burning tyres and attacking police over a lack of employment, shortages of electricity and water, as well as sub-standard education and healthcare.
Yemi Osinbajo talks on power challenges in Nigeria
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo joined the CNBC Africa's Buiding Africa debate, themed; Industrialisation key to Africa's economic transformation.