As the country staggered through another day of stage 4 load-shedding, Eskom CEO André de Ruyter and his top executives addressed the media on Tuesday painting a picture of a company unable to do crucial maintenance because of cash flow problems and procurement delays.

He also spoke of a shortage of technical skills, poor quality of work from contractors and cheating by municipalities that refuse to drop load from the grid when asked...

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