Western Cape Metrorail says it has received Eskom’s notification of intent to cut the power supply due to unpaid bills.
ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that people who are not suitably qualified will not be appointed to manage State-Owned Enterprises, even if they are politically-connected.
The International Monetary Fund has attributed its decision to lower its growth forecasts for the South African economy in 2020 and 2021 to Eskom’s nationwide power cuts, structural constraints and deteriorating public finances.
A political analyst from the North West University, Professor Andre Duvenhage, says the repositioning of State Owned-Entities (SOEs), will not address the problems these institutions are facing.
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation says calls for Eskom to be placed under the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, is an attack on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s leadership and weakens his arsenal in the fight against state capture and corruption.