Saturday, February 24, 2007
ScienceDirect - Solar Energy : Assessment of solar electricity potentials in North Africa based on satellite data and a geographic information system
Sunday, February 18, 2007
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Zambia loses 'vulture fund' case
British Virgin Islands-based Donegal International paid less than $4m (£2m) for a debt the African nation owed, but sued Zambia for a $42m repayment.
It said its bill was the result of interest and costs, but the judge has indicated that Zambia should pay less.
Saturday, February 17, 2007
Energy key to Africa's prosperity
Challenges in West Africa's quest for electricity
By Itai Madamombe
On the outskirts of Accra, Ghana, business plans are only as final as the next electricity outage permits. In July, food tins at the Prime Pak canning factory were positioned on the assembly line, ready to be sealed before export. Without warning, the machines came to a screeching halt, leaving entrepreneur Cyril Francis standing helplessly in the dark. Thirty per cent of the consignment spoiled.