Mantashe denies belittling new ‘project manager’ minister
New minister of electricity will not have a reduced role and authority, says Gwede Mantashe
Mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe says his description of the new minister of electricity as a “project manager” does not mean the appointee will have a reduced role and authority.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the new position to deal with the country’s energy crisis in his state of the nation address last week and declared a national state of disaster — moves that have drawn sharp criticism from opposition politicians and the business sector...
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