After so many unkept promises of solutions coming soon, it should be no surprise that many have lost interest in when the government will finally come up with a solution to Eskom’s R400bn debt mountain.

That’s something that’s been coming in “a month or so” for about three years, the last pledge from public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan having been reported on by Hilary Joffe ( in the Business Times about 10 months ago...

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