LUMKILE MONDI: After lip service, a boer from Sasol
The government’s pick for Eskom, Andre de Ruyter, once again shows how, despite the rhetoric, blacks are passed over for questionable whites
In the past I have frequently highlighted the importance of a capable, competent and innovative state. When the Eskom chief restructuring officer was appointed, I expressed disappointment at his lack of experience in the electricity supply industry.
However, the appointment of Andre de Ruyter as the power utility’s new CEO has reopened old wounds I thought had healed.