Daily Archives: July 23, 2014

d.light Reaches 500,000th Pay-As-You-Go Customer, Launches Access Initiative

Founded in 2006 as a for-profit social enterprise, d.light (http://www.dlightdesign.com) manufactures and distributes solar lighting and power products designed to serve the more than 2 billion people globally without access to reliable electricity. Through ten field offices and four distribution hubs in Africa, China, South Asia and the United States, d.light has sold over 6 million solar light and power products in 62 countries, improving the lives of more than 36 million people. d.light is dedicated to providing the most reliable, affordable and accessible solar lighting and power systems for the developing world and reaching 100 million people by 2020. read more

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Orange and Emmaüs International launch their 5th African mobile telephone recycling facility in Abidjan

as part of its ongoing commitment to encouraging recycling of mobile devices, launched in 2005, Orange promotes the creation of partnerships in Africa that aim to support the implementation of local initiatives read more

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Africa’s oil & gas sector continues to show substantial growth, despite regulatory uncertainty and corruption, according to PwC Review

PwC’s ‘Africa oil & gas review’ analyses what has happened in the last 12 months in the oil & gas industry within the major African markets read more

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