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A Mozambique/South Africa gas economy beckons but pieces still to fall into place

Moves by the South African and Mozambican governments to take control of the Rompco pipeline showed the fundamental shift in Pretoria’s strategic view, as big beasts Eskom and Sasol look to decarbonise. There is significant potential for a regional gas economy – underlined by urgent action to end the jihadist insurgency in Cabo Delgado – but past politics and indecision is tempering optimism, writes Dan Marks

Issue 446 - 23 September 2021

PinMozambique, South Africa

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Regional power pools are leaving national systems in their wake

Southern African governments have been slow to recognise the potential of regional power pools to draw investment into their countries. Most have seen the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) through a resource nationalist lens...

Issue 446 - 21 September 2021

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