TOBY SHAPSHAK: Eskom saps our energy and morale
And the selfish unions at SAA join the soul-destroying cocktail of corruption and decay that poisons any buds of optimism
For once it’s not the cellphone networks’ fault that you may have struggled to make a call this week. On Monday, like many others, I couldn’t make phone calls or access e-mail on my smartphone.
That is a direct consequence of Eskom’s blackouts. The cellular masts that keep us connected are just as vulnerable to power failures as the rest of the economy.