State capture at heart of Eskom’s load-shedding woes – Maimane

Diversifying the energy mix, reducing demand and putting an end to the Eskom monopoly in the energy sector are some of the proposals the Democratic Alliance (DA) has made to mitigate load-shedding. Speaking during a briefing at Parliament on Monday, DA leader Mmusi Maimane stressed that load-shedding has dire consequences for the South African economy. "We must not forget the impact [of load-shedding] on the economy.