Eskom loan risks Chinese takeover, says DA

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance (DA) has sent a freedom of information (FOI) request for full terms of a $2.5bn-equivalent loan from China to utility Eskom, with the official opposition party fearing a potential loss of ownership of the company to its Asian creditors.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 10 Sep 2018
On Sunday, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said he planned to submit to Eskom a request under the Promotion of Access to Information Act, demanding to find out the terms of the conditions of the China Development Bank loan that was announced in July. The deal was big enough ...

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3 Mizuho 9,935.55 34 4.88%
4 MUFG 9,041.37 66 4.44%
5 Citi 8,308.84 31 4.08%

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3 ING 31.21 74 5.90%
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5 Deutsche Bank 21.89 32 4.14%