China and the Future of Energy in Africa

The China Africa Project

Jun 25, 2020
China’s played a pivotal role in financing a sizable portion of African energy infrastructure in recent years. But now amid the economic crisis brought on by COVID-19 and a sharp downturn in Chinese support for energy projects in Africa and elsewhere around the world, how will the continent build the badly-needed power in the post-pandemic era.

The Executive Director of Botswana’s Shumba Energy, Thapelo Mokhathi, joins Eric & Cobus to discuss where he sees the African power market going and the tensions over whether investments should be made in coal or renewable energy

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