Who must Provide Electricity

This is no idle question. The financial reverberations are significant as service providers wrestle each other to gain desperately needed revenue, and debts mount in municipalities.

So a lot is at stake when parliamentary committees wrangle over this question.

It also explains why a year or more has passed without any resolution. But what makes it especially difficult to reach a conclusion, parliament heard last week, is an apparent lack of political will to resolve this dilemma on the part of the relevant government departments.

A joint meeting of the committees of Energy and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) was held to receive an update from the Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT) on the electricity distribution industry and the rehabilitation of infrastructure.

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