Startup Taps Solar, Mobile for Light in Africa

April 7 (Bloomberg) -- Mobile phones have taken Africa by storm -- with 70 percent of Africans now having at least one. But only a third have electricity, so many Africans can't actually charge their phones, not to mention have light after the dark. Enter M-Kopa, a startup combining solar panels with mobile money to bring power where the electric grid doesn't reach.

Japan Economy: Will More Monetary Stimulus Matter?
49:03 - John Woods, Asia-Pacific chief investment officer at Credit Suisse Private Banking, discusses Japan's economy, the impact of stimulus and Japanese equities. He speaks to Bloomberg's Zeb Eckert, Juliette Saly, Angie Lau and Rishaad Salamat on "Asia Edge." (Source: Bloomberg)
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