WEF Powering Africa: Closing Africa’s energy gap


Closing Africa’s energy gap could boost economic growth by 30 per cent by 2040. What business and policy innovations hold the greatest potential for accelerating energy provision? For a discussion CNBC Africa’s Bronwyn Nielsen is joined by panellist Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina ,President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Abidjan; Aliko Dangote, President and Chief Executive, Dangote Industries, Nigeria; Rachel Kyte, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Chief Executive Officer, United Nations – Sustainable Energy for All, Vienna and Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President, South Africa.