Using emergency powerships to solve the energy crisis sounds like a great idea, so what’s the problem with the Karpowerships?

By Politically Aweh 19 June 2021

As South Africa continues limping through electricity black outs, Minister Gwede Mantashe’s Department of Energy and Mineral Resources is moving ahead with an ‘emergency’ procurement of electricity from gas powerships. But the deal is fraught with problems and likely not the solution South Africa needs.

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  • KAPOW!aSHIP. Mantashe’s dream of a new source of ANC feeding frenzy … can sink … if you can’t swim ! All the dead fish around its deadly water could create a new source of energy … besides the stench of course … aweh !!


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