Affordable power better tool of regional integration

East Africa can build roads, commission regional railways and port projects but all that will amount to nothing if the people will not have affordable electricity so that they can produce goods at affordable cost for cost-effective exchange on the improved infrastructure within the region. Integration can then take a natural course.

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The government of Tanzania plans to spend 1.2…

The government of Tanzania plans to spend 1.2 trillion Tanzanian shillings (US$740 million) by the end of next year for emergency power projects aimed at ending chronic energy shortages in east Africa’s second-largest economy.

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