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Let there be light: Solar lamps help power Burkina Faso

Latest update : 2018-03-02

By FRANCE 2 , Wassim CORNET

More than one billion people worldwide still have no access to electricity. This lack of power continues to slam the breaks on development, particularly across Africa. In Burkina Faso, though, solar lamps are offering an all-important ray of light at the end of the tunnel. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24's Wassim Cornet.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Rebecca Martin, Laura Burloux.