Eskom, you must answer for yourself

2015-05-05 07:13

While we all know Eskom has major problems and that it is struggling to keep the lights on, we also know that it is not our problem or fault!

So why on earth should we be punished for its mistakes? I mean, seriously, how on earth can it put the power off for almost five hours? What about stuff in the fridges and freezers that can go off? Who is going to pay for that – Eskom?

It doesn’t even have enough money to keep the lights on, where will it still get money to pay for damages?

I would also like to know where is the money going to? Every time you hear the government gave so much and so much to help Eskom and in spite of loadshedding, we still pay skyhigh for electricity!

So please tell us, where is the money going to? We have the right to know. After all, most of it is our hard-earned money

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