President Cyril Ramaphosa’s sense of urgency may deservedly be suspect but there’s little doubt he’s been shaken by the scale of load-shedding the country has been subject to for the past few weeks.

“What the past two weeks have demonstrated is that we need to do more and do so with the utmost urgency,” he wrote in his latest Monday newsletter. “There is no reason why a country like ours — with the skills capabilities and resources we have at our disposal — should have to endure a shortage of electricity.”..

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