Nigeria's Ministry of Power, Works and Housing disclosed names of contractors that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute them completely. Adetokunbo Mumuni, Executive Director of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project; SERAP joins CNBC Africa to discuss this story.
More than one billion people worldwide still have no access to electricity. This lack of power continues to slams the breaks on development, particularly across Africa. In Burkina Faso, though, solar lamps are offering an all-important ray of light at the end of the tunnel.