OPINION | Energy Access Takes Center Stage in COVID-19 Fight, Powering Africa’s Recovery

Africa: Energy Access Takes Center Stage in COVID-19 Fight, Powering Africa’s Recovery

All Africa guest column


COVID-19 is causing unprecedented disruptions around the world, with healthcare systems struggling and billions of people relying on electricity while confined to their homes. The pandemic is now spreading across Africa, home to the majority of those who live without electricity.

The World Bank and SEforALL discuss how COVID-19 is affecting Africa’s energy landscape and what measures can be taken to minimize impacts and expedite recovery.

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