Mozambican government assured on Tuesday, March 14, in Pretoria, that it has concrete solutions to end the electricity crisis in South Africa.
That country is currently facing the peak of an energy crisis that has been going on since 2008. The main reason is the inability of Eskom, the state company responsible for supplying about 95% of the country’s electricity, to meet the demand of the population.ty Crisis in South Africa
On February 9, during his annual speech, the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, declared a state of national calamity due to the problem.
In view of this situation, Mozambique’s high commissioner in South Africa, Maria Manuela Lucas, explained that the Mpanda Nkuwa and Temane natural gas projects and the revision of the agreements around the Cahora Bassa dam are seen as ways to circumvent the crisis in that neighboring country.
Maria Manuela Lucas was speaking during the presentation of Cyril Ramaphossa’s credentials as part of his nomination to replace Paulino Macarringue.