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Africa’s energy consumption fastest growing in the world

By The Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 12:58 EDT
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As the sun sets over Africa each day, instead of flicking a light switch or heating up the oven, most people put a match to a kerosene lantern or a burning ember to a charcoal stove.  Africa, home to 15 percent of the world’s population, consumes just 3 percent of the world’s energy output, and…


 
 
 
 
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