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The Story of William Kamkwamba

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Once known as the dark continent by Westerners who had no knowledge of it and saw it as obscure, Africa is still sometimes referred to as dark but for a different reason. According to The Economist in 2007,


Seen from space, Africa at night is largely unlit, as dark as all-but empty Siberia. With nearly 1 billion people, Africa accounts for over a sixth of the world's population, but generates only 4% of global electricity.


Various estimates state that...

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Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Journal:
Oxford Energy Forum Journal website
Volume:
79
Pages:
17-18
Publication date:
2009-11-05
ISSN:
0959-7727
URN:
uuid:431d8e72-e36d-4ae2-88b5-452fd8adde3c
Local pid:
ora:11283
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English
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