Khoza puts pressure on leaders to solve energy crisis

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Dr Reuel Khoza is the chairperson of independent power producer Globeleq.
Dr Reuel Khoza is the chairperson of independent power producer Globeleq.

Johannesburg – The “absence of compelling continental leadership” focusing on energy integration will keep Africa “in the dark”, said business leader Reuel Khoza on Tuesday.

“With energy you can illuminate what has been called the Dark Continent,” said Khoza, who is chairperson of independent power producer Globeleq. “For as long as Africa does not show leadership, we will remain in the dark.”

Khoza, whose remarks were part of a ministerial session at the Africa Energy Indaba in Sandton, called for an overall continental strategy regarding energy integration.

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