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Mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe, a self-confessed coal fundamentalist, has dismissed the just energy transition as a mere term, saying the government has a duty to protect livelihoods.

“Coal is growing, it is generating revenue for the fiscus, it is doing well. Now, what do we do with it? Do we set it alight and destroy it? My argument is that let’s allow it to benefit [SA] as long as it can,” he said on Thursday...

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