Economist calls for debate on SA's entire energy plan

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Cape Town – South Africa’s entire energy programme – not only the procurement of nuclear power – needs to be reconsidered and publicly debated, said independent economic risk consultant, Rob Jeffrey. 

Speaking to Fin24 by phone, Jeffrey said the Western Cape High Court ruling on Wednesday, declaring government’s nuclear procurement plans to date unlawful and unconstitutional will most probably help prevent corruption “that are sometimes associated with such deals”.

READ: Nuclear judgment: what govt now needs to do 

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