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Ramaphosa mulls new electricity ministry in South Africa’s ‘national state of disaster’

Issue 478 - 16 Feb 2023 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 6 minute read

South Africa’s political and electricity supply industry (ESI) crisis has entered a new phase, after embattled President Cyril Ramaphosa was compelled to declare a National State of Disaster, as pressure intensifies on ruling African National Congress (ANC) bureaucrats to end the long-enduring energy catastrophe, which has shaved percentage points off growth.

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