Congressman Ed Royce calls for continued US commitment to electrify Africa

In a speech Thursday at the Powering Africa Summit, Rep. Ed Royce, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, stressed the importance of improving capacity and access to power in Africa and a continued U.S. government commitment to address the challenge.

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    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.