Eskom Crisis: Now the taps start to run dry

Today's Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Sara Gon and Chris Hattingh. The discuss the ongoing Eskom crisis and how government is perhaps not fully truthful in its claims to foreign audiences. They also discuss a legal effort to challenge load-shedding in the courts, and they discuss fewer people dying on the roads in 2022.
17 Jan 7AM English South Africa News Commentary · Politics

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