ANC’s head in the sand over our future

We are way too slow, and precious. A new world is hurtling at us at a frightening speed

07 July 2024 - 00:00

It may be hard to believe, but the core ingredient of the thousands of solar panels that have helped lift South Africa out of load-shedding is the most common commodity imaginable — sand. OK, quartz sand. Quartz is a sort of rusted, oxidised, silicon and there’s lots of it here. We make cement with it...

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