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    Remote South Africa Village Gets Electricity for First Time -- in 2014i
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    April 07, 2014 4:21 AM
    South Africa is the African continent's most advanced nation -- yet an estimated 3 million of its residents live without electricity. The government says it's working to improve its infrastructure to reach those people -- many of them in remote areas -- but it is simultaneously struggling to provide enough power for its growing urban population. In a remote South African village, electricity is available for the first time in 2014. Anita Powell reports.

    Remote South Africa Village Gets Electricity for First Time -- in 2014

    Published April 07, 2014

    South Africa is the African continent's most advanced nation -- yet an estimated 3 million of its residents live without electricity. The government says it's working to improve its infrastructure to reach those people -- many of them in remote areas -- but it is simultaneously struggling to provide enough power for its growing urban population. In a remote South African village, electricity is available for the first time in 2014. Anita Powell reports.


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