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Maria Ramos Tipped To Take Over Eskom Unbundling Process

Former Absa CEO Maria Ramos is reportedly one of the people being considered to head up the process to unbundle Eskom...
SA Finance Ministry

Eskom Could Have Defaulted This Month – Finance Ministry

South Africa’s finance ministry authorised the transfer of R5 billion ($355.50 million) to struggling state power firm Eskom on 2 April "to avert a...
South African Reserve Bank building

Reserve Bank: Electricity Blackouts Could Cut GDP Growth With 1.1%

South Africa’s economic growth will shrink by at least 1.1 percentage points in 2019 and there will be up to 125,000 job...
A candle with a light bulb representing load shedding; implemented by Eskom

Eskom Warns For High Probability Stage 1 Load Shedding

Eskom said on Thursday there was a high risk of stage 1 rotational load shedding from 5 pm to 10 pm due...
Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan

New Plan To Limit Load Shedding

South Africa has been warned of possible load shedding during the upcoming winter season.On Wednesday, Public Enterprise...
Eskom is confident with Winter plan.

Eskom Optimistic About Winter Plan

Eskom remains optimistic that it will be able to stick to its winter plan to prevent severe blackouts.If demand outstrips...
Load shedding

SA Law Firm Plans Class Action Against Eskom Over Load Shedding

The national load shedding crisis will shortly come under legal scrutiny, if a local law firm has its way.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

SA To Know More About State Of Electricity Supply Tomorrow

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and chairman of the Eskom board Jabu Mabuza is expected to brief the media on the state...
Cape Town

Capetonians Can Have Their Say On Higher Water, Electricity Tariffs

PRETORIA – The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has announced it collected R1.28 trillion in 2018/2019, missing its R1.3 trillion target.Acting commissioner Mark Kingon...

Mbete Denies DA Request To Reconvene Parly To Address Eskom Power...

CAPE TOWN - A request by the Democratic Alliance (DA) for Parliament to reconvene to try and address the power crisis has been denied.
Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe states that South Africa needs to spend R1 Trillion in the next 11 years to grow it's power capacity.

Radebe: South Africa Needs To Spend R1 Trillion To Grow Power...

South Africa will need to spend more than R1trn in the next 11 years to grow the country's energy production capacity, according...
The Eskom tariff increase could cost South Africa more then 90,000 mining jobs.

Eskom Price Hike Could Cost SA 90,000 Mining Jobs – SA...

South Africa’s gold and platinum mines will shed around 90,000 jobs in the next three years as above-inflation electricity price increases by...
The DA held a press briefing on 25 March 2019 at its headquarters in Bruma, Johannesburg, to announce its action plan to address the energy crisis facing South Africa.

DA: Partly Privatizing Eskom Will Avert Total Grid Collapse

With South Africa facing energy uncertainty, the Democratic Alliance (DA) says it believes that partially privatising Eskom and increasing competition will assist the country to avert...

Eskom Busy With ‘Deep Maintenance’ Of Aging Infrastructure

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom says that it is now busy with what it calls deep maintenance of its aging infrastructure, which has contributed significantly to...
Load shedding

Eskom Price Hike To Cost SA 90,000 Mining Jobs – Mines...

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s gold and platinum mines will shed around 90,000 jobs in the next three years as above-inflation electricity price increases by...

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Magashule Gets The Cold Shoulder In Hermanus

African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule's convoy has been blocked from entering a campsite in Hermanus.It's understood...