The NUM trade union is standing directly in the way of government’s suggestion that Eskom should be “unbundled”.
Ramaphosa’s assurance that workers will not lose their jobs is not in line with Pravin Gordhan’s statement that Eskom will offer its workers a severance package.
NUM threatened that they would bring the country’s power supply to a halt if there was no clarity about the future of workers.
Meanwhile, Ramaphosa was stranded for hours while waiting for a metro train during the ANC recruitment campaign.
The delay was caused by power failures and poor service by the rail agency. Gordhan’s statement that ‘heads will be rolling’ is hardly a reality say political analysts.
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