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Sudan's bid to combat power outages

Despite two thirds of its population do not have access to electricity, Sudan prides itself as a electric innovator.

Last updated: 11 Mar 2014 20:50
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Sudan considers itself a pioneer in electric power technology, despite two thirds of its population do not have access to electricity.

The Merowe dam does not meet existing power needs and the country has resorted to importing electricty from Ethiopia.

Engineers hope to solve the shortage, not just domestically, but elsewhere in Africa too.

Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall reports from Khartoum.

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