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EFF sits down with Patrice Motsepe Foundation to discuss Eskom

15/03/2019

An EFF delegation, on Thursday, met with mining business mogul and billionaire, Patrice Motsepe, to discuss matters of critical importance that affect South Africans.

None more so critical than the current state of Eskom. More importantly, for the EFF, was to get assurance from Motsepe that his interests in renewable energy were not affecting the power utility's prospects.

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Motsepe, who led his own delegation to the red berets' headquarters in Braamfontein, noted that the purpose of the meeting was to discuss issues around the creation and preservation of jobs, and poverty alleviation.

While these were necessary themes to engage in, the issue that recently clouded Motsepe, regarding Eskom, had to be dealt with.

The EFF also expressed its concern about some of the issues that have recently featured in the public domain, including the role of Independent Power Producers (IPPs) and clear intention of government to privatise Eskom, the EFF reported in its statement.

IPPs questioned about privatisation of Eskom The EFF Meeting With DR Patrice Motsepe pic.twitter.com/4monJwLuwK

Economic Freedom Fighters (@EFFSouthAfrica) March 14, 2019
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