Editorial

A solution for Eskom that is not perfect, but may be the safest one

19 January 2020 - 00:04 By Sunday Times Editorial

Deputy President David Mabuza's claim that Eskom management "misled" President Cyril Ramaphosa in saying there would be no blackouts over the festive season has added a new, and rather frightening, element of uncertainty to SA's massive Eskom headache.

After nearly a decade of state capture and looting, no-one will disagree that decisive steps are needed to restore Eskom to its former glory, so that it can play its rightful role in generating the economic growth so vital to creating the jobs and the prosperity on which our people rely...

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