Can green energy power Africa's future?

When it comes to climate change, Africa will be one of the continents which is hit the hardest. You’re probably already seeing the effects of the changing climate where you live.

So how can we do our bit? How can Africa prepare for the century ahead? Can green energy power our future?

Claude spoke to three guests who know what they are talking about.

Samba Bathily is a Malian entrepreneur specializing in sustainable clean energy and solar solutions. He founded Africa Development Solutions (ADS) and partnered with Akon the American-Senegalese hip-hop artist on the Akon Lighting Africa Initiative.

Olasimbo Sojinrin, Director of Solar Sister Nigeria, an Africa-wide American NGO which invests in clean energy.

Linda Mabhena-Olagunju runs a wholly African female-owned independent power producer, and operates one of Africa’s largest wind farms.

You can listen to the episode in French and in Portuguese.

Please listen to a previous episode: How can we raise more African unicorns?

Linda Mabhena-Olagunju, Olasimbo Sojinrin, Samba Bathily