NATIONAL NEWS AND VIDEO - Deputy President David Mabuza is answering questions in parliament during the Plenary National Assembly on the work of the political task team on Eskom and government’s plan to ensure the long-term sustainability of the power utility.
He is also going to speak on programmes to accelerate agricultural support to farmers and on the impact made by the South African National Aids Council (Sanac) “She Conquers” campaign, with regard to empowering and educating young girls and women about their health and safety.
Mabuza so far has said that government has taken a view that Eskom must be supported to implement a comprehensive turn-around programme which will ensure the power utility develops and enhances its requisite institutional capabilities to meet the country’s energy needs.
“Government’s support to Eskom focuses on ensuring Eskom strengthens its leadership, governance and accountability systems. Addressing debt and liquidity challenges including debt owed to Eskom by municipalities and government entities,” he said.
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