'The struggle is over.' Mabuza says apartheid-era culture of non-payment must end

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- fin24.com | 7 days ago

Eskom's struggle with debt is partly the fault of government, as some departments and municipalities are not paying the entity for electricity provided, Deputy President David Mabuza has said.

The deputy president was on Wednesday giving oral replies to questions posed by members of the National Council of Provinces. He was responding to a question posed by ANC MP Thamsanqa Dodovu about steps government is taking to ensure debts are settled at municipalities and public entities, like Eskom.

Subscribe to Fin24’s newsletter here Mabuza said there is a culture of "non-payment" in the country which has led to rising municipal debts.

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