By Petronella Sibeene WINDHOEK Living in a country where electricity is scarce with little hope that those not yet connected to the national grid will soon see some light, it has become obvious for communities to apply different technologies that seek energy generation. With the high electricity tariffs across the country coupled with energy deficits, the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) has found a way to harness energy for children. Last week, the organisation unveiled a playground merry-go-round that generates electricity as it spins. The goal is to provide a cheap, simple power source for the Oprah Orphanage Home Kindergarten that stands in an informal and undeveloped area of Katutura. The N$50??????'??
2008-05-28 00:00:00 10 years ago