Ahead of the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of a greener Africa was getting underway. But while many think the COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench into those efforts, others say it might just be the right catalyst to push forward greener energy. In this first part of our series of exclusive opinion pieces, we look at the Sahel and the quest for solar energy.
The arrival of COVID-19 has left nothing but destruction in its path, from health systems pushed to capacity to economies brought to their knees. But maybe it's a chance to expedite change for the good. Change for the continent and the planet. In this series we look at how this opportunity for a Greener Africa might be a blessing in disguise.