On Thursday Mabuza announced that no loadshedding is expected in the coming months. The deputy president made this pleasant announcement while he was answering oral Parliamentary questions via a virtual platform. He said government is satisfied with the maintenance plan provided by Eskom leadership.
Deputy President David Mabuza has assured the country that they will turn the corner and fix Eskom. He says there are plans to get Eskom functioning properly.
"We will get out of this problem'' Mabuza said.
Mabuza further confirmed that the power utility is renegotiating the contracts signed by the previous regime. This will help reduce the current high cost of electricity.
South African have celebrated Mabuza's ammouncent saying it will save the country from huge costs due to load shedding. In a recent report by the CSIR Energy Centre, South Africa had the worst year of load-shedding on record in 2019, costing the economy between R60 billion and R120 billion last year alone. The total economic impact of load shedding in South Africa could be as high as as R338 billion over the past 10 years.
On other matters, David Mabuza has spoken strongly against corruption. He says the government will fight for and protect the democracy.
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