South Africa: Eskom payment hardball pays off

Issue 425 - 22 Oct 2020 | 1 minute read

Eskom cut and then restored electricity supply to two municipalities in the Northern Cape on 7 October due to non-payment. Kamiesbergy and Richtersveld local municipalities saw their supply cut at 6am after they built up substantial arrears. Electricity was restored at 8pm after “an acceptable portion of their electricity debt” had been paid, Eskom said.

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