A new energy rescue plan is on the table. But the risk is high that the ANC will derail the plan itself, writes Carol Paton.
As South Africans and the economy are battered by load shedding and the ANC stares into the electoral abyss, we are at a critical point.
SA needs the energy rescue plan to work for the sake of all our livelihoods. But the risks that it will fall down on implementation are large. Of these, ANC politics and its consort - weak government institutions – are the biggest.