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Energy investing in SADC

Kasief Isaacs, Portfolio Manager, Mergence Investment Managers
Oct. 31, 2018, 8:58 p.m.

Word count: 1534

The need for energy and the case for investing in energy in the region has generally been well documented. The Southern Africa Community Development (SADC) secretariat’s Regional Infrastructure Development Plan estimates that only 5% of rural areas in the region have any access to electricity. The southern African region as a whole has low access to electricity of about 42 percent compared to around 36 percent for the East African Community and 44 percent for the Economic Community of West African States.

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