As the headlines in SA remain thick with the complementary disasters of Covid-19 and the economic collapse with which the country is now flirting like a drunken teenager, thoughts are turning to just how we get ourselves out of this bat soup and corruption-made mess.

The mines have managed to engage mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe to allow for the gradual restarting of surface mining, but for the most part the country remains locked down, with only essential goods and services available for production and consumption. But the same minister is also in charge of the last part of that portfolio — energy. And on that front the ministry remains more silent than Camps Bay’s once bustling restaurants...

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