The Minister of Energy received a ‘blood nose’ in a late night interdict after the court granted an application from the union Numsa.
Radebe was about to sign several agreements with independent suppliers on renewable energy supply.
A complete court case regarding agreements with the suppliers will start on 27 March 2018, and Numsa wanted to make sure Radebe did not sign the agreements before the court case.
Observers say Numsa is shooting itself in the foot as about 61 000 new jobs will be created. Numsa, however, wishes to make submissions about the impact the agreements will have on union members at places such as Eskom.
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