Mantashe vs environmental groups: Battle lines drawn as fossil fuels fight hots up

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Gwede Mantashe. Photo: Getty Images
Gwede Mantashe. Photo: Getty Images
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Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe came out swinging against the environmental lobby on Thursday, accusing its objection to oil and gas developments "as apartheid and colonialism of a special type, masqueraded as a great interest for environmental protection".

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