Eskom Board to be restructured

The move comes as the utility faces criticism from all quarters.
Eskom headquarters

JOHANNESBURG - Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced plans to restructure the Eskom board.

He met with board members whose term expired in 2021, and was extended, subject to a review.

The move comes as the utility faces criticism from all quarters.

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This week, President Cyril Ramaphosa admitted that power cuts will be with us for a while yet.

The President says the immediate goal is to reduce the frequency and severity of rolling blackouts.

Meanwhile, Gordhan says Government will soon deliberate on a new Eskom Board, and an announcement will be made in due course.

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