Mantashe slams Eskom, says load-shedding 'worse than state capture'

Pule Letshwiti-Jones filed this report. #DStv403

CENTURION - Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has slammed Eskom for not resolving rolling blackouts, saying they're worse than state capture.

Mantashe hosted a signing ceremony with 13 preferred IPP bidders on Thursday.

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He added that communities have grown extremely frustrated as worsening waves of blackouts are rolled out.

The minister also warned this growing anger could ignite a coup to topple the current administration.

* eNCA's Pule Letshwiti-Jones reports.


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