Eskom execs must repay millions in bonuses received while thousands lost jobs to load-shedding.
Since load shedding began in 2008, Eskom executives have received over R 73 million in bonuses. This is an insult to hard-working South Africans who continue to struggle without a stable supply of electricity.
The truth is that the current break in load-shedding is not the result of an improvement to Eskom’s ability to supply sufficient power – it rather reflects a drop in demand. When winter returns, so will the strain on our grid and this will mean load-shedding.
Furthermore, the DA will not tolerate the payment of bonuses to non-performing executives while Eskom is seeking to place the burden of its inefficiency on consumers.
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