South Africa’s power utility, Eskom, is owed R632m in outstanding payments by Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa Holdings), Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) and Zambian state-owned power company Zesco.
This was revealed by South Africa’s public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan in response to a question posed by Democratic Alliance chief whip Natasha Mazzone in Parliament.
Here is how much the three regional state-owned power utilities owe Eskom each:
- ZESA – R322m
- EDM – R221m
- ZESCO – R89m