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South Africa’s National Treasury adopts debt from a hopelessly compromised Eskom

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Issue 479 - 05 Mar 2023 - By Jon Marks , Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 7 minute read

The extent that South Africa’s power crisis threatens meltdown in the political system, as well as in the failing electricity supply industry (ESI), has been reflected in open warfare between the government and state utility Eskom’s group chief executive officer (GCEO) André de Ruyter – whose contract has been terminated even before his expected end-March departure.

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