Akon Lighting Africa’s new road show starts on 24 July!

Solektra International will accompany Akon Lighting Africa on its two-week road show across ten or so countries in Eastern, Central and Western Africa.  It will be an opportunity for senior executives Samba Bathily, CEO of Solektra International, and his partners Akon and Thione Niang to see what progress has been made on projects and investments…

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Guinea: Solektra Int installs 30,000 solar street lights

In partnership with the Government of Guinea, Solektra Int has started a nation-wide electrification campaign. A total of 30,000 solar streetlights will be installed in the coming weeks in the 33 prefectures and in more than 300 towns and villages. Since late February, 2,000 new solar streetlights have been installed, lighting the streets and public…

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Solar: an energy revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa

While African countries continue to grow rapidly, with 7 out of the 10 world’s fastest growing economies, along with a demographic boom, the continent still needs to tackle the energy challenge to support its wider transformation and build a truly inclusive and sustainable growth. This requires a massive investment in the energy sector: to significantly…

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