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East Africa to tackle power challenges

Published on March 06, 2015

Kenya, Zambia, Uganda and Rwanda ministries are set to address power sector and shape regional infrastructure planning at the summit in Nairobi. 

Ministers and senior representatives from the four East African countries have recently pledged their support in solving the region’s crippling power deficit.

Some of the topics set to be addressed include the critical role transmission must play in East Africa’s industrialisation, the role of power utilities, how best to overcome financing obstacles and how the cost of regional borrowing can be lessened by unlocking the transmission deadlock. Read more. Source |