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Today's Daily Friend Show with Chris Hattingh, Nicholas Lorimer, and Gerbrandt van Heerden. They discuss regulatory changes and plans being advanced by minister Patel with regard to electricity generation. They also discuss the state of the mining industry, the incoherence of South Africa's foreign policy, and the upcoming DA leadership conference.
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