Richard Anthony Chemaly
4 minute read
23 Jul 2021
3:03 pm

Eskom should consider taking some lessons from Nasa

Richard Anthony Chemaly

Eskom prefers to be the captain of a sinking ship, when they should be creating an armada where each ship contributes to the fleet's success.

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Some of the coldest days in recent history are upon us and in response to the weather gods, Eskom is warning us of potential load shedding. What a surprise. Seriously though, it’s not a stretch to say that Eskom sucks and unsucking itself seems like a tall order at this stage, or any other stage it chooses to implement. Fortunately, it is not the only massive national monopoly around the world that has suffered the inability to deliver on its purpose. From the UK's National Health Services to the Arab Gulf countries’ airlines, there are many lessons to be learned...