Macky Sall seeks to nationalise Akilee electric metering start-up

Senegal's President Macky Sall.
Senegal's President Macky Sall. © Reuters/Annegret Hilse
The Senegalese president has informed Akilee's management that the state wants to acquire a 100% stake in the Senegalese smart electricity meter startup. Since early April, this new venture has been wrangling with the national electricity supplier Senelec, which placed an order for 2.7 million smart meters last year. [...] (322 words)
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