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Tina Joemat-Pettersson

SA’s electricity access now at 88%

Access to electricity now stands at 88% of all households, Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson told Parliament during her budget vote speech. Over 6.7 million households have been connected between 1994 and March 2016. “This is remarkable....

SA-DRC energy agreement a potential game changer

Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson has signed an historic agreement with her counterpart Kapandji Kalala, Minister of Hydraulic Resources and Electricity of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This inter-governmental agreement paves the...