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Africa is on the brink of a solar-powered industrial revolution – if the continent’s leaders can rise to the occasion

A Think-Piece by Ali A. Mufuruki – launched at the 2nd Germany-Tanzania Renewable Energy Summit.
11th July 2016 4th

The Origins of an Idea
For quite some time now, I have been scouring the ideas landscape for a set of transformative technologies and associated industrial value chains that have the capability to enable the economy of the African continent to charge ahead at double-digit rates over the next fifty years, which is the absolute minimum required if the continent is to succeed in shaking off the destructive forces of poverty, hopelessness and despair, whose signs are already here for all to see.

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