Small diesel losing its grip? Nigeria debates $30 million for off-grid solar power

March 8th, 2017 by Tina Casey on Clean Technica   The news buzzing around the Intertubes this week shows just how far the solar energy field has come in a few short years. In the latest development, the Nigerian government is considering a $30 million allocation for off-grid solar projects. According to a report in Bloomberg solar panels are an “economic option” …

Kanju solutions! Notes from The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa by Dayo Olopade

The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa by Dayo Olopade Previous waves of foreign interventions have been deductive—working from the outside in. They have invested time and money to engineer “networks” of “stakeholders” in “the field” who will promote a prescribed message or enact a binary plan. Like Eurocentric cartographers, many have missed the preexisting platforms that …