HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) Outside Cecilia Ziwanes house sits a neatly stacked woodpile next to a small solar panel her two major sources of energy.
We cannot do without them, said the mother of three, who lives in Glen Norah, a working class suburb of Zimbabwes capital, Harare. Like the rest of the country, Ziwane has been coping for more than a year with crippling power cuts lasting up to 19 hours per day.
With no sign of the state utility generating adequate electricity, desperate Zimbabweans are reverting to a combination of old and new sources of energy: firewood for cooking and solar for light.
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