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Mehita Iqani

Mehita Iqani is a professor of communications in the Journalism Department at Stellenbosch University, where she currently runs research projects on climate and environment, health and happiness and creative communications through the DSI-NRF-funded SA Research Chair in Science Communication.

A power crisis

Andre De Ruyter, the former CEO of Eskom, has presented himself as a simple hero trying to save South Africa’s struggling power utility against corrupt forces. But this racially charged narrative is ultimately self-serving.