AfDB renews commitment to connect 29.3m Africans to electricity grids

The African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to provide 29.3-million people on the continent with access to electricity by 2020. Speaking during meetings of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, in Addis Ababa, at the weekend, AfDB president Akinwumi Adesina pledged support for the New Way of Working programme, which he described as "crucially important".