President Jacob Zuma delivered a strong message of reassurance to the business community on Thursday that the forthcoming ANC elective conference would be peaceful and orderly.In the opening address to the hastily convened Energy Indaba at Gallagher Estate, he said he was aware that there was "a lot of anxiety in the business community at this time about what will transpire at the conference. Let me assure you that everything possible is being done to ensure a successful conference and transition to the future.""As I prepare to step down as president, I will work with all colleagues to ensure a successful and seamless handover to the new leadership."The indaba, which was attended by about 1,000 delegates from the government, business and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), was intended to discuss issues around SA’s energy mix, amid the concern that the government was trying to force through a costly nuclear new build programme while stalling further renewable energy development.E...

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