S/African leader vows to address job cut fears at Eskom

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12.02.2019 at 08h21
APA News

The South African government will talk to workers at the national power utility Eskom on their retrenchment fears following plans to unbundle the troubled firm into three entities dealing with generation, supply and distribution, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.The president said this in an interview with SABC-TV on the sidelines of the 32nd African Union leaders’ summit in Ethiopia on Monday.

Responding to a question on labour’s concerns for jobs over the unbundling, Ramaphosa said electricity generation was a “problem [for] all of us” and not just a “Cyril Ramaphosa problem” or a “Pravin Gordhan problem.”

Gordhan, a former finance minister, now…

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