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Tanzania outpace Nigeria in rural electrification rates

Improved efforts to deploying rural electrification across rural Tanzania has placed the East African country in the top slot in the continent, according to Tanzania’s Minister for Energy, Dr Medard Kalemani.

“Initially, Nigeria was the leading country by 72%, but we are now leading in the continent, as we have reached more than 74% now,” said the minister.

Tanzania Daily News cited Dr Kalemani stating that a total of 9,001 villages in the country have been connected; of these 3,559 villages were connected through the first round of Phase Three Rural Electrification Project (REA III-1), which is ongoing.

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