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South Africa’s energy woes trigger rethink among neighbours

Neil Ford reports on national and regional energy transition strategies in Southern Africa

The power strategies of many Southern African states are heavily influenced by the trials and tribulations of South Africa’s state-owned power utility, Eskom, because of its role in supplying electricity to the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) region.

Going nuclear: Africa’s energy future?

At the height of the Second World War, as scientists from the United States and Germany desperately competed to develop a super weapon with which to administer the knockout blow, the US army gained access to a remote mine in the Belgian Congo’s Katanga region.…