Making the Solar Panel Switch in Ghana

From time to time, The African Angle will focus on entrepreneurs and businesses throughout Africa and discuss the political, social, or environmental issues surrounding their work. This piece, about Black Star Energy in Ghana, is the first in this occasional series.  By Carmel Pryor In December 2015, leaders from 150 nations along with 4,000 delegates from 195 countri...
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The Rise and Perils of West African Startups

By Raindolf Owusu                           Every week an African startup is showcased on CNN or Forbes for building innovative companies that are addressing critical local issues. Taking inspiration from global tech successes, a number of African startups have adapted these business models to become sustainable and profitable, such asiROKOtv, launched in 2011 and ...
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