South Africa: Eskom chairman resigns amid broken promises

In depth
Issue 407 - 16 Jan 2020 | 5 minute read

Eskom lost another senior figure on 10 January as chairman Jabu Mabuza resigned, ostensibly because Eskom failed to live up to a promise made by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 11 December that there would be no load-shedding between 17 December and at least 13 January. The promise followed unprecedented stage 6 load-shedding, meaning 6GW of demand went unmet, which caused Ramaphosa to return early from a trip to Egypt.

Want to read more?

Subscribe to African Energy

View subscription options

Don't have an account?

Register for access to our free content

An account also allows you to view selected free articles, set up news alerts, search our African Energy Live Data power projects database and view project locations on our interactive map