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Blogs Discuss Energy Investment In Africa

Blogs discuss U.S. government and private enterprise energy investment in Africa.

Humanosphere: Why the Electrify Africa Act is vital to powering Africa
Development blogger Tom Murphy writes, “The launch of the [Power Africa] program, made by Obama during his Africa tour last summer, is one of the most significant initiatives made by the administration on the continent,” and he discusses how the Electrify Africa Act could support the initiative (5/15).

Levick Energy: Five Myths About Energy Investment In Africa
Stan Byers, founder of SylvanFrontier and a former senior development officer for Afghanistan and Africa at USAID, outlines five myths surrounding energy investment in Africa and writes “now is the time” to invest (5/12).