The A Perspective

An analysis of the hot topics and key issues affecting African affairs

Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

South Africa’s energy sector has been plagued with uncertainty recently, leaving South Africans in the dark as to where the country’s energy future is headed and what it will...

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Community Solar Innovation Award Winners: Masole Ammele Enterprise

Masole Ammele is in the business of promoting solar water pumps and other solar energy equipment in organic fish farming, production and provide market linkages of fresh fish, dry fish and...

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Community Solar Innovation Award Winners Oolu

Oolu Mali is a leading provider of off-grid solar energy in rural Mali. An affordable and flexible financing plan, the prioritization of after-sales service, and a commitment to...

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Proposed Deposit Insurance Scheme to protect South African depositors

Although South Africa has a relatively strong banking sector which is well regulated, numerous banks have failed in the last three decades. 

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Community Solar Innovation Award Winners: Sauti ya Mwanamke Kijijini (SAMWAKI)

SAMWAKI, a rural women’s organisation runs solar powered Radio Bubusa, provides its listeners with portable solar radios, solar charging stations and runs an agro-ecological...

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