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education in africa

Even though the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that the world is shifting from physical learning- in physical classrooms- to online learning, there still are numerous opportunities in providing infrastructure for learning to take place.

As has been the case in many African countries, there are rarely enough structures- classrooms and all- to cater to the schooling needs of the majority. As such, the government which has the land resources will need to expand and improve current structures to accommodate the evolving needs in education.…

The expansion of Africa’s economy—exemplified by East Africa’s vibrant economies(Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda) by adopting the manufacturing industry landscape and marrying it with high-end technological developments have both triggered a demand for more power,currently leaning towards renewable energy—all the while grappling with the challenge of high unemployment rates.

The United Nations 25thConference of Parties (COP 25) on climate change highlighted strictly on nations mitigating greenhouse gas emissions by adapting to renewable energy in their economies.

Morocco and Zambia are now embracing the adoption of wind and solar power with assistance from Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB).

GCF and AfDB supported Zambia with a $154 million renewable energy fund to finance its framework, and lift the nation from electricity demand challenges, as the country relies on hydropower generation for 90 per cent of its needs.

Renewable energy in Africa could be a mighty saving…