If there is a single topic that occupies the minds and dinner table conversations of all South Africans, it is load-shedding. From businesses and households to political parties and the average person on the street, none of us is spared the devastating effects of rolling electricity blackouts, which seem to get worse with each passing year.

Some clients regularly question how we can continue to invest in JSE-listed shares with material exposure to the crumbling SA economy amid load-shedding. To answer this question we should first consider the reasons Eskom is failing, and what has changed that makes us say there might be light at the end of the tunnel (pun intended).   ..

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