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February20

Let’s rewrite the script this year, Minister Mboweni

About three years ago, following the unmasking and subsequent demise of Bell Pottinger at the bitter height of the Zupta-led state capture, the ANC’s spokesperson at the time went onto all media interviews he could attend to express disgust at this foreign company that arrived here to sow racial division and – wait for this
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February04

Can South Africa go into the future with Eskom as it is?

  Many role players in the local energy sector continue to second guess policy makers while waiting for the completion and adoption of the final Integrated Resources Plan (IRP). This is the plan that should serve as a basis for SA’s spending decisions on energy. The energy sector, possibly because of its strategic importance and
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May03

SA pays high price as state dithers over renewables

I’m SAD that a good friend of mine will soon pack up her bags and leave South Africa, possibly for good. She arrived in the country about seven years ago, full of excitement for two things.  The first was the opportunity to finally experience this country in person and scratch out a long-standing hot entry
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July27

Molefe’s hard sell on nuclear

LET me say from the outset that while I marvel at and support the impressive developments in the renewable energy technology over the past few years, I am by no means against nuclear energy. The reasons for my stance, in great part, is that having listened to speeches by many people who form part of
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March25

SA united against Eskom

YOU have to be living in a different country, or with your head entirely buried under the sand, not to notice the growing levels of frustration with developments at South Africa’s national power utility. If there is any brand that unites South Africans at the moment, irrespective of geographic background and income status, it has
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