As a legal tussle ( over Shell’s halted Wild Coast exploration project heads to the Supreme Court of Appeal, the stakes couldn’t be higher for SA. 

The case is a striking example of the global struggle to balance energy needs with environmental stewardship, and its outcome will send ripples through the country’s investment landscape. It’s a classic tale of man versus nature, where the pursuit of the almighty dollar, or should we say the rand, clashes with the quaint ideals of conservation and community rights. ..

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