The never-ending story of Eskom bailouts: Mboweni introduces special Bill of billions more

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni asked Parliament on Tuesday to approve an additional R59-billion for Eskom to 2021. That’s in addition to the R23-billion a year already allocated in February’s Budget. Because Eskom with its R450-billion debt can sink South Africa’s economy, it effectively has the country by the short and curlies.