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Reuters Examines Obama Administration’s ‘Power Africa’ Initiative

Reuters: Exclusive: Obama plan to ‘Power Africa’ gets off to a dim start
“…[T]he U.S. president’s flagship project for Africa [Power Africa] has already achieved 25 percent of its goal to deliver 10,000 megawatts of electricity and bring light to 20 million households and businesses, according to its annual report. But the five-year plan has not yet delivered the power. Power Africa has not measured its progress by counting actual megawatts added to the grid but promises of additional power made in deals it says it helped negotiate, according to sources inside the project and documents seen by Reuters…” (Brock, 11/28).

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