Raphael Mweninguwe, Author at The Nation Online The Nation Online

Coal against power blackouts

Almost 90 percent of Malawians do not have access to electric power, and the 10 percent who do, experience frequent power cuts. Blackouts have recently become more frequent because the country’s major hydroelectric power plants are affected by low water levels in Lake Malawi and its outlet Shire River. In the past decades, rainfall has…