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Suswa Convertor Substation in Kenya

Governments, utilities, power producers, and other entities in the energy sector need expertise in policy, regulatory, and legal frameworks to develop and institute reforms necessary to attract financing…

Women and babies waiting in a line outside a clinic.

Power Africa, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announces two grants totaling $363,607 to electrify seven healthcare facilities that provide maternal and child health services in Malawi and Uganda. This grant program is dedicated to the memory of USAID Foreign Service Officer Madeline C. Williams from the…

In Nigeria, the Power Africa Aspire Women’s Leadership Development Course has equipped more than 500 women professionals in the energy sector with the skills they need to advance and excel in their careers.

Aspire Course graduates

A Power Africa gender analysis in Nigeria found that women are underrepresented at all levels of the…

In Eswatini, Power Africa support to the energy regulator will result in lower electricity tariffs, saving consumers around $44 million over the next two years.

Downtown Mbabane

Fair regulation in the energy sector creates an environment where utilities can provide reliable services to customers at reasonable prices, and gives the private sector…

Female apprentices from East Africa

Power Africa recently expanded our All-Women Apprenticeship and Internship Program to Tanzania and Somalia, in addition to ongoing internships in Kenya and Rwanda. This program helps female graduates from universities and technical colleges acquire on-the-job training through 6- to 12-month rotational apprenticeships or internships. …

For more than 6,800 people in rural Lesotho, a clinic in the mountain village of Manamaneng and its small contingent of nurses are their only source of essential healthcare.

Yet when the lights go off and the generator doesn’t work, night-time emergencies can turn into nightmares . . .

Manamaneng’s Mamma Thato

Meriam…

Power Africa

A U.S. Government-led partnership that seeks to add 30,000 MW and 60 million electricity connections in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030 > https://bit.ly/2yPx3lJ

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