Water, Power Cuts and Neglect Are Taking Their Toll on South Africa’s Top Hospitals

Photo by Sharon Seretlo/Gallo Images via Getty Images) Professor Daynia Ballot, University of the Witwatersrand A fire at one of the biggest public hospitals in Johannesburg, the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, and the delay in reopening the facility has brought infrastructural issues into sharp focus. The fire broke out in mid-April. Only now is […]

Ghana’s Electricity Supply Mix Has Improved, But Reliability and Cost is Still a Challenge

Ghana produces excess electricity but its mangement is inefficient. Wikimedia Commons Theophilus Acheampong, University of Aberdeen and Bridget O. Menyeh, Loughborough University Ghana has made significant progress over the past 10 years in increasing electricity generation and access. This has supported higher levels of economic growth.