Eskom and our economy are in deep trouble, warns DA

South Africa needs “solutions and not more talk shops” to end Eskom’s “monopolistic stranglehold on electricity” and to rescue the crippling economy, said DA spokesperson on public enterprises Natasha Mazzone.

Mazzone, who is one of the party’s most vocal leaders on state-owned enterprises, in a statement on Sunday re-iterated the DA’s Independent Systems Market Operator (ISMO) Bill, known as the Cheaper Energy Bill, will stabilise the country’s electricity supply.

This comes on the back of the resignation of Eskom chief executive officer Phakamani Hadebe who will be leaving the debt-laden power utility at the end of July.

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