Ramaphosa appoints task team to deal with Eskom woes

File: President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a task team to deal with Eskom’s problems.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa is on a firm footing ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a task team to tackle Eskom’s woes.

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The team consists of individuals with extensive electricity, management and economic expertise.

It will look at Eskom’s operational, structural and financial challenges.

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Former NUM general secretary Frans Baleni, Mining magnate Mick Davis CSIR senior researcher Busisiwe Vilakazi and former Eskom Ceo, Brian Dames are included in the team.

Initial recommendations are expected at the end of January.

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