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A black man holding a cellphone - According to experts, load shedding can cause a rise in cellphone data costs.

Why Network Operators Warn About Rise In Data Costs Due To...

Network operators have warned that continued load shedding will limit their ability to keep data prices down.Operators insist...
The New Development Bank has given Eskom a R11bn loan to improve it's capacity challenges.

New Development Bank Gives Eskom R11bn Loan

As Eskom battles capacity issues, the New Development Bank says that it has loaned the embattled power utility billions to build its transmission lines.

Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital: Power Cuts Placing Strain On Equipment

JOHANNESBURG - Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital management says that load shedding is having a negative impact on its back up energy supply.

IEC To Spare No Expense, Effort To Ensure Power Cuts Don’t...

JOHANNESBURG - The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says that while load shedding is a threat to the elections, it will do everything in its...
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Cape Chamber of Commerce: Load Shedding May Ruin Small Businesses

CAPE TOWN - There's no end in sight for rolling blackouts and the economy, as well as ordinary South Africans, are taking strain.Eskom and...
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City Of Joburg Formalises Plans To Minimise Load Shedding Disruptions

The City of Johannesburg has begun formalising plans to minimise disruptions to services as a result of the ongoing blackouts.
Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gordhan On Eskom: We’ll Get It Right In The Next Year...

JOHANNESBURG - Two years is the approximate time frame Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has given in which Eskom’ s generation capacity must be...

NSPCA ‘Disgusted’ By Eskom As Load Shedding Impacts Farm Animals

CAPE TOWN - The National Council of SPCA (NSPCA) says the load shedding crisis is having a negative impact on farm animals...

Eskom Denies Reports On Stage 5 And Stage 6 Load Shedding

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has denied reports that it has started planning for stage 5 and 6 load shedding, as it struggles to keep the...
Eskom and the government are making plans for stage 5 and stage 6 load shedding.

Eskom, Government Making Plans For Stage 5 And Stage 6 Load...

Eskom and government have started planning for Stage 5 and Stage 6 load shedding, according to officials who say that there is...
Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan blames state capture and mismanagement for the crisis at Eskom

Gordhan Blames State Capture, Mismanagement For Eskom Crisis

Eskom said under its previous management there was major underspending on maintenance which has resulted in load shedding.Eskom’s...
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Eskom Expects Increase In Power Supply By Wednesday

Eskom that says more electricity could become available from Wednesday afternoon.The power utility started implementing rolling blackouts from...
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Gordhan, Mabuza To Shed Light On Eskom Load Shedding Crisis

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and the chairperson of the Eskom Board, Jabu Mabuza, will hold a media briefing to give...

DTI Minister Davies: SA Needs Affordable, Reliable Power To Support Investments

CAPE TOWN - With government wracking its brain as to what to do about the situation, the Department of Trade and Industry...

Dept: Eskom Board Understsnds Need To Urgently Address Load Shedding Crisis

JOHANNESBURG - The Public Enterprises Department says that Eskom's board understands the need to act urgently and address the load shedding crisis.

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