Yet again, Cyril’s big on ideas but small on details. And what about Eskom?
President's Sona was packed with lofty ambitions. There was no update, though, on how Eskom's unbundling is going
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a down-to-business state of the nation address on Thursday, which will see the National Development Plan back as the central government blueprint and put job creation and the invigoration of the economy at the top of the agenda.
The president also asked the country to develop a new social compact and to dream big, including the building of post-apartheid South Africa’s first city and high-speed trains connecting our megacities and the remotest areas of our country.
On the issue of the country’s troubled power utility, Ramaphosa announced additional funding for Eskom...