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Exploiting Inga: this round to Zuma

After the five-nation Western Power Corridor (Westcor) venture failed, South Africa and other regional partners pulled back from grandiose plans to exploit the potential 50GW Grand Inga hydropower resource. Now the saga is entering another phase, with BHP pulling out and South African sources confirming that a bilateral treaty covering Inga developments agreed when presidents Jacob Zuma and Joseph Kabila Kabange met in November will be ready to sign in late February/early March

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