Archive for February 20th, 2018

Cape Town Water Crisis Highlights Deep-Running Inequality

| February 20, 2018

South Africa's seaside city of Cape Town is mired in a three-year drought and is poised to become the world's first major city to run out of water. The city will shut off municipal taps on "Day Zero," which is …

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Off-grid Power Pioneers Pour Into West Africa

| February 20, 2018

Standing by a towering equatorial forest, Jean-Noel Kouame's new breeze-block house may be beyond the reach of Ivory Coast's power grid, but it's perfectly located for solar power entrepreneurs.

Buoyed by success in East Africa, off-grid solar power startups are …

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