Carol Paton Editor at Large

The government will forge ahead with splitting up Eskom, leading with the establishment of a separate transmission company, public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan said at a briefing in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Gordhan was presenting the roadmap for Eskom’s future, the long-term plan and the business strategy that will accompany the large bailout for the state-owned enterprise (SOE) that is expected to be announced in Wednesday’s medium-term budget policy statement.

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