9.7 C
New York
January 30, 2023
Africa Business Cyril Ramaphosa Davos Davos 2023 Energy industry news South Africa World news

Ramaphosa cancels Davos trip amid South Africa energy crisis

Africa’s most industrialised economy being hit by daily power cuts as anger grows among opposition and public

Cyril Ramaphosa has cancelled his trip to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland as South Africa grapples with an unprecedented energy crisis that has resulted in daily power cuts of between eight and 11 hours across the country.

Anger is growing as offices, hospitals, factories and tens of thousands of small businesses are forced to close, with outages also causing increased crime, traffic disruption and massive wastage as food supply chains collapse.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Bolsonaro’s ‘surrender of Amazon to crooks played role in murders of Phillips and Pereira’


Ukraine crisis: Russia says it is returning some troops to base in possible de-escalation – live news


Trudeau raises ‘serious concerns’ about Chinese interference in talks with Xi