The mobile communications revolution sweeping across Africa has come with its own problems. The major one of these problems is the negative environmental impact it’s had due to the use of non environmentally friendly power sources to power this revolution. The carbon foot print of a typical caller in Africa is much wider than a similar caller in more developed regions of the world.
However, all is not gloom as this environmental impact this revolution is having can be turned around to benefit rural Africa as per my recent article published in the Developing Telecoms journal. Read the article by clicking here