Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter has acknowledged that the problems at the power utility have a negative impact on people. He received a list of demands from the EFF leader Julius Malema in Sunninghill, north of Johannesburg, on Friday.
Thousands of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members led by party leader Julius Malema are criss-crossing the streets of Sandton, north of Johannesburg as they make their way to Eskom’s headquarters in Sunninghill.
Disgruntled Bolt (formerly known as Taxify) and Uber drivers are currently obstructing traffic on the M1 north towards Kramerville in Sandton to handover a memorandum.
Businessman Dr Richard Maponya’s memorial service will take place in Johannesburg on Friday morning.
Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says a move from diesel turbines to gas turbines will relieve some of the pressures on Eskom.