Ramaphosa cuts his Egypt trip short amid backlash over Eskom

Ramaphosa cuts his Egypt trip short amid backlash over Eskom

After immense backlash for going about his business, as usual, President Cyril Ramaphosa has opted to return to SA. The politician will now be meeting with Eskom heads to discuss the current energy crisis.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut his trip to Egypt short in the face of immense criticism.

Briefly.co.za reported that the Democratic Alliance had lashed out at Ramaphosa for dealing with the Eskom crisis via his cellphone.

It seems as if this has swayed the President to make his way back home, with a meeting to discuss the situation scheduled for Wednesday with Eskom's leadership.

READ ALSO: DA blasts Cyril Ramaphosa for handling Eskom crisis from Egypt

News24 reports that top ANC officials had urged Ramaphosa to return to South Africa in the wake of Stage 6 load-shedding.

Both Ramaphosa and Pravin Gordhan have downplayed the urgency of the situation, with the Public Enterprises Minister dubbing it a 'manageable crisis'.

Ramaphosa says that, while things may seem dire now, the hard work put into restoring the embattled power utility will soon become evident.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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