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22.03.2017 , On the occasion of World Water Day 2017

Group Washing Facilities: an efficient way to fight against bad sanitation

GIZ and UNICEF published a collection of exemplary designs for group handwashing facilities in schools entitled “Scaling up Group Handwashing in...
According to the world energy outlook 2016 study of the International Energy Agency, only five percent of the scattered rural population in Zambia has...
For Inonge Imutowana, buying food for her family of six is becoming increasingly costly. On the outskirts of the capital, a 25-kilo bag of staple...
Lack of access to clean Energy and secondary school education attainment remained part of the biggest contributors to acute poverty in Zambia in 2014....

01.02.2016 , The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), GOGLA, Practical Action and SolarAid

Accelerating access to electricity in Africa with off-grid solar

These reports present evidence of the impact of solar household systems, reviews the market in the region and 13 selected countries in sub-Saharan...

02.09.2014 , A. Ellegard / A. Arvidson / M. Nordström / O.S. Kalamiana / C. Mwanza

Rural people pay for solar! Seven lessons learned from Zambia

A pilot project in Zambia shows that solar services can be provided by local rural companies at rates that are affordable by rural people. Seven main...
Winnie Nalube is lit up. Her high school in rural Zambia has just got lights and she’s thrilled with the possibilities it presents. “The classrooms...

Country News

Distributed Power Africa is a subsidiary of the Econet Group of companies, which is a Pan African...

Lack of access to electricity and modern forms of communication makes dissemination of information...

Solar mini-grid power station in Mwinilunga District in the North-western Province of Zambia will...

Of the cross-trained Fenix Traders, 82 operate in fixed locations such as small shops, and 11 travel...

The partnership with ZCF will enable the authority to make use of the electricity generation...

Deals have now been rubberstamped for Zambia to use small-scale solar to strengthen its...

Cabinet also expressed the need to urgently address the current electricity challenges the country...

Mbabala UPND member of parliament Ephraim Belemu says Zambia needs to focus on localized energy...

Zambians were assured by the PF government that they had taken measures two years ago to reduce the...

The World Bank has handed over equipment worth US$3.6 million to the Ministry of Energy to assist in...

German investment firm GreenTec Capital Partners announced it has acquired stakes in WidEnergy...

Zambia-registered WidEnergy is a for-profit social enterprise also dedicated to women’s empowerment,...