The business of sunshine in Malawi

Many villages in Malawi are still not connected to the national energy grid - which poses a problem for businessmen who need to get plugged in to the global network.

In the village of Capuhkwa people are using solar energy, not only to help build businesses - but to transform their lives.

Komla Dumor reports.

You can see Africa Business Report on BBC World News Saturday, 20 November at 0430 GMT, 1730 GMT, and on Sunday, 21 November at 1030 GMT, 2330 GMT.

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