Opposition parties have expressed concern over the lack of conditions imposed on the R59bn allocation over two years to Eskom announced on Tuesday by finance minister Tito Mboweni.

In terms of the Special Appropriation Bill introduced into the National Assembly by Mboweni, the Treasury will allocate R26bn to Eskom for the 2019/2020 financial year and R33bn for the 2020/2021 financial year. This allocation is in addition to the R23bn allocated in the February budget for 2019/2020 and each year for 10 years, giving a total of R230bn..

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