ENERGY Minister Peter Kapala says the Rural Electrification Authority needs about $50 million to achieve at least 50 percent rural connectivity by 2030. In an interview, Kapala said the country would see a lot of rural electrification in the next three years. “REA needs about $50 million for them to achieve maybe half of the country by 2030. Last year we gave them 20 million, this year I will check how much has been allocated, at least we are increasing thereby lighting up our rural areas. That is important, let us take development also to the rural areas. Mind you, some MPs have come forward because we have sold to them the idea that ‘listen, part of your CDF use…...

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