Ramaphosa 'shocked' and 'angry' over Eskom failures and loadshedding

Ramaphosa 'shocked' and 'angry' over Eskom failures and loadshedding

Sharing South Africans’ sentiments, President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed his shock and anger about Eskom’s load shedding crisis. Ramaphosa expressed discontent that Eskom’s extensive dysfunctionality.

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Ramaphosa was unpleasantly surprised to find that six units have failed.

The president spoke at the African Union summit and claimed the generation of power in the country was dangerously insufficient. In an attempt to save a crippling institution, the president said that he intends to separate Eskom into three distinct units, Briefly.co.za learned.

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Ramaphosa, the Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, and the Eskom board are working together to resolve the issue.

The president wisely reported that the country has placed too much stake into one institution. He says the nation’s energy cannot be unilaterally controlled by one dysfunctioning enterprise.

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It is because all the units are joined that when one unit fails, all six do to resulting in the load shedding that is currently occuring.

Ramaphosa claims South Africa needs a new business model to control power supply.

South Africans shared Ramaphosa's anger after experiencing load four load shedding.

Sharing Ramaphosa's position that Eskom needs to be unbundled, DA leader, Mmusi Maimane expressed his views on social media.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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