France's President Hollande and his companion Trierweiler toast during a gala dinner in Pretoria
France's President Francois Hollande and his companion Valerie Trierweiler (R) toast during a gala dinner at the State Guest House in Pretoria October 14, 2013.France will lend 100 million euros ($135 million) to South African state power utility Eskom to help it finance solar power projects in Africa's largest economy, according to a communique obtained by Reuters on Monday. The deal will be signed as a part of a summit between French President Francois Hollande and South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, which started on Monday in Pretoria. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS ENERGY)
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