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Africa can lead the global energy revolution

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Traditional power utilities are dying, but the blueprint for our energy future could arrive first in Africa.

Dramatic declines in the cost of solar power and battery storage are finally giving consumers power over their own power supply.
Most utilities are hoping it will all just go away. In some ways, the disruption of electricity is following the familiar script of most transformational technological change. However the setting for this script might surprise many. The blueprint for our energy future could arrive first in Africa.

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The first African tech firm to become a 'unicorn'

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While tech "unicorns" coming out of Silicon Valley are starting to sound like a dime a dozen, the first tech unicorn to come out of Africa, Africa Internet Group (AIG), is causing a stir. 

Growing into a unicorn - a privately held technology company valued at $1 billion or more - is a significant milestone for AIG, says Wharton management professor David Hsu.

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