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Electricity Accessibility in Africa, surprisingly Ghana is far ahead. Here's Ghana's percentage.

Electricity is one of the basic social amenities of life and when the citizenry is denied, virtually makes life impossible. Electricity is what powers everything from home appliances to heavy industrial machines. Ghana is really trying and giving it's all in the energy sector as compared to most countries as it can be seen in the picture below. It is estimated that some parts of the African continents have no access to electricity at all.

According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), majority of Ghanaians have access to electricity than South Africans. 84.3% of Ghanaians have access to electricity as compared to 84.2% of South Africans.

Here are the top 10 African countries in terms of Electricity Access:

African Countries Ranked By Electricity Access:

1. Mauritius (100%)

2. Tunisia (100%)

3. Egypt (99.8%)

4. Algeria (99.1%)

5. Morocco (99%)

6. Libya (99%) 

7. Seychelles (99%)

8. Gabon (90.7%)

9. Ghana (84.3%)

10. South Africa (84.2%)

There's more room for improvement, slowly Ghana will achieve sustainability int the energy sector.

Source: 2020 WEF Electricity Access

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