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Motion wishing Eskom happy 95th Birthday

The African National Congress moves without notice: That the House

1) notes that the power utility Eskom marked its 95th birthday, on 01 March 2018;
2) further notes that the power utility was established on 1 March 1923 under the then government of the Union of South Africa;
3) recognises that the power utility generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used on the African continent;
4) also recognises that turning 95 years is a great milestone for Eskom especially when it grapples through the liquidity and governance challenges that are currently facing the power utility; and
5) have confidence that the power utility will continues to contribute to the growth and development of the economy as well as South Africa.

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