President Ramaphosa told the nation to not panic about the current situation at Eskom, and rather focus on voting for the African National Congress on the 8th of May. He added that the issue is being addressed every day.
Load-shedding is one of the most immediate and biggest problems in South Africa at this time, but President Ramaphosa has asked South Africans to not panic over the matter.
The president said that the problems at Eskom are being addressed on a daily basis. He was campaigning in Mfuleni and Delft when he touched on the issue of Eskom and load-shedding.
We are addressing the Eskom issue every day. I’m saying to the whole nation let’s not panic let us join hands, close ranks and work together.
A suggestion of sabotage has been made and investigations are underway. But at the same time, we’ve got to stabilise the grid.
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President Ramaphosa said that Minister Gordhan was able to report some good news, as also reported on by IOL News.
Fortunately, the Minister of Public Enterprises (Pravin Gordhan) has reported that they were able to revive and restore the power line from Cahora Bassa. So we will have an additional 900 megawatts.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the president also said that there is nothing more urgent than restoring the power and that it is being addressed on an urgent basis.
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