Category Archives: South Africa

Breaking up Eskom will be the end of South Africa

re posted from                                        IOL

The breakup of the utility under the guise of a “just” energy transition is not just a threat to affordable energy but also to the integrity of South Africa as a state.

Breaking up Eskom will be the end of South Africa

Eskom came into existence as a nationalisation project when several private electricity suppliers were bought out by the state. Picture Henk Kruger/African News Agency(ANA)

Eskom came into existence

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The True Cost of Renewables in South Africa

re posted from                                    IOL

Staying with the techno-economic costs of renewables, it’s important to highlight the fact that increased penetration of renewables reduces the stability and reliability of the grid. In extreme cases, this leads to grid collapse.

The true cost of renewables in SA

Eskom and the Office of the Minister of Electricity recently announced that the power utility will be spending an estimated R210 billion to build transmission lines, which will connect the remote power generating solar plants and wind farms located in parts of the Northern and Western Cape. Photo: Supplied

Eskom and the Office of

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Coopération : Le Président Sud-Africain attendu à Kinshasa ce mercredi

re posted from                              KINSHASA TIMES

Coopération : Le Président sud-africain attendu à Kinshasa ce mercredi

Le président de la république d’Afrique du Sud, Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa arrive à Kinshasa, capitale de la République démocratique du Congo ( RDC);dans la soirée de ce mercredi 5 juillet.

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“AfCFTA : Manufacture Within Africa and Sell Within Africa”- Minister Dr Naledi Pandor Visit to DRC

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, recently visited Kinshasa, capital of the DRC   where she participated in the meeting of the South African and DRC Bi-National Commission and  held  talks with her DRC counterpart and met representatives of South African businesses operating in the DRC. She … Read the rest

South Africa and the Anglo-American Corporation: Africa’s Liberation from the Rhodes’ Legacy is Now

Presentation by PD Lawton – topics discussed: political leverage by South Africa`s largest and oldest corporation, HIV AIDS – Dr Nancy Turner Banks, Black Economic Empowerment, Robert Sobukwe, ESKOM and the attack on South African industrial capacity

Source: Canadian Patriot Press

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extremely detailed and interesting conversation about  the most important issues for South Africa. As Hugo points out France has re-nationalized EDF and is building more nuclear power stations.This interview continues with many highly interesting insights such as:

Nuclear provides baseload demand :the basis of industrializing the economy.
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African delegation presents peace plan and Putin unveils new economic model

re posted from                           TASS

19 Jun, 11:00

Press review: African delegation presents peace plan and Putin unveils new economic model

Top stories from the Russian press on Monday, June 19th

MOSCOW, June 19. /TASS/. Seven African nations send high-level peace mission to

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