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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Escaping Poverty Traps With a Green Hand

by Robert Leal Rosillo Is it possible that sustainable practices and renewable energy development might help Africa escape some of the poverty traps that have ensnared it during the past century? I consider myself an observer of, rather than an expert on, African matters. Having said that, I believe that many measures that successfully tackle both sustainable developmen...
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