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Original Published in CGTN Africa The Sustainable Innovation Expo kicks off on Monday at the UN Environment Assembly in Kenya, where it will showcase over 42 technologies and innovative solutions from around the world. The Expo is the UN Environment Assembly’s solution-based platform for engaging innovators using exhibitions that reveal the latest technologies, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. The Expo’s objective is to find solutions for today’s problems by embracing a “forward-thinking culture that fosters…

Image Source: Andrew Owuor With over two-thirds of Africa’s population having no access to energy, the prospects that those living there will be able to develop a modern thriving society appear on the surface to be nearly impossible. After all energy is necessary to provide communication services, proper healthcare, and a growing economy.  Yet, Africa’s energy challenges may not be as insurmountable as they appear. While it’s true in Sub-Saharan Africa the average electricity grid access rate…