5 important things happening in South Africa today

Here’s what is happening in and affecting South Africa today:

  • Eskom is one step closer to receiving its R59 billion bailout, with the multi-party Standing Committee on Appropriation leaving the special appropriation bill that enables the bailout unchanged.The special appropriation bill will now go to parliament’s second house for approval before being sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa for his signature and enactment. [Reuters]
  • SAA and Comair say they expect operations to return to normal today, after several flights were grounded on Tuesday for inspections. The airlines were forced to ground and cancel flights due to to irregular findings picked up during a recent audit of their maintenance and technical service provider, South African Airways Technical. Flights were signed off by unqualified persons. [EWN]

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5 important things happening in South Africa today