In 2009 only 6% of Rwandans had access to electricity. In an ambitious push, that could hit 70% this year
The annual investment needed between 2015 and 2040 in all sectors of power production in Africa ranges between $33.4 billion to $63 billion per year.
Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe are expected to see the largest increase. By 2040, 45% of the region’s extreme poor (over 58 million people) are expected to live in Malawi and Madagascar.
Uganda represents a bright spot in the bleak global landscape of refugee despair. Refugees have the same access to schools and healthcare clinics, as Ugandan nationals. They are even allowed to vote in local council elections