Privatization and deregulation in the energy sector in Africa perspectives and issues
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
MetadataShow full item record
The energy sector in most African countries consist of a single or two national public entities operating as a monopoly. This structure is based on the assumption that energy is a strategic commodity which is essential for economic growth and the state has the responsibility to ensure a reliable energy supply at affordable prices to its citizens and the economy at large.