As world leaders meet this week in Sharm el-Sheikh for the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference, Washington has been touting so-called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) as a viable energy alternative for a continent that lags the rest of the world in access to electricity.
There's more to this story
Get unlimited access to our exclusive journalism and features today. Our award-winning team of correspondents and editors report from over 54 African countries, from Cape Town to Cairo, from Abidjan to Abuja to Addis Ababa. Africa. Unlocked.
Already a a subscriber Sign In