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Who are Africa’s unsung energy heroes?

Do you know of inventors, organizations and/or entrepreneurs who are working to bring renewable electricity to their communities? Nominate them to be featured online and help us shine a light on their efforts! Across Africa citizens are tackling the energy gap at the grassroots level, often without wider recognition. As part of the roll-out for our new policy report detailing the potential off-grid and mini-grid energy solutions, we would like to present these Unsung Energy Heroes to a wider...
We mourn the loss of Ghana’s President Mills

We mourn the loss of Ghana’s President Mills

Statement by Kofi Annan, Chair of the Africa Progress Panel, former UN Secretary-General, and fellow Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, who died yesterday aged 68, was a fellow African, a fellow Ghanaian, and, for me personally, a very good friend. Today our thoughts are with his wife, Ernestina Naadu, and son, Sami Kofi Atta, who have lost a model husband and father. Our thoughts are also with the people of Ghana who have lost a leader. Educated in law and economics, President Mills...