LUKANYO MNYANDA: Mantashe arrives late to the oil party
Other countries are already looking at a future when oil might not be around any more
“There’s no point going full blast into oil and gas as it’s got a limited life. But I would go full blast into renewables.”
These are not the words of an environmental activist in the old Transkei who, in the telling by minerals & energy minister Gwede Mantashe, is determined to keep SA “an island of anti-development” trapped in apartheid-era economic relations...