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Carol Paton | Eskom is too big to fail, so you and I will have to save it

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Taxpayers are going to have to foot the bill to ensure the survival of Eskom, argues the writer.
Taxpayers are going to have to foot the bill to ensure the survival of Eskom, argues the writer.
Alfonso Nqunjana

Eskom's performance is deteriorating, giving rise to fears that the company cannot be saved. But, as Carol Paton writes,  it is too big to fail, and taxpayers and consumers will have to pay to save it.

Can Eskom be saved?

Eskom is SA's most hated company. For nearly 15 years, the electricity supply has been unstable. As load shedding gets worse, the public has questioned whether Eskom can be saved.

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