World’s Biggest Hydropower Scheme Will Leave Africans in the Dark

Inter Press Service: South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo have signed an agreement to build a major hydroelectric power project, which is said to bring electricity to more than half of the continent’s 900 million people. But economic analysts warn that foreign investors will prevent the grid from benefiting the general public. Together with his Congolese counterpart President Joseph Kabila, South African President Jacob Zuma witnessed on Nov. 12 the signing of a deal to construct the Grand Inga Dam. Grand......

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