Busa: New Eskom board now has capacity to turn utility around

The new board was announced last week with Mpho Makwana chairperson….

NDIVHUWO MABAYA: Eskom’s crisis isn’t being used as the opportunity it could be

There are two ways leaders could possibly turn the energy emergency in the country into a golden opportunity, writes Ndivhuwo Mabaya….

DPE DG Tlhakudi fights for job, details reasons for suspension in court papers

Kgathatso Tlhakudi was suspended after a whistle-blower raised a concern about his conduct in the process of appointing a security manager at the…

Persistent breaks downs forcing continuation of stage 3 power cuts – Eskom

The utility said that the electricity generation capacity remained constrained….

Stage 3 load shedding to remain in place until Thursday morning

The utility says this is necessary due to persistent high levels of breakdowns at power plants.

Eskom to implement Stage 3 of rolling blackouts

Eskom has announced that stage three rolling blackouts will continue to be implemented until 5am on Thursday morning. The embattled power…

YONELA DIKO: Renewables agent De Ruyter is distracting from fixing Eskom

Whatever renewables installation we are chasing as the dream replacement of aging coal plants, we can only realistically hope for less than half…

The ANC will be successful in the 2024 elections: Ramaphosa

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is confident that the party will be successful in the 2024 elections. He says they…

Eskom is run by mafia and the board is made up of circus clowns: Rob Hersov

South African businessman Rob Hersov says Eskom is run by the mafia.
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Health Dept determined to get more healthcare facilities exempt from power cuts

Minister of Health, Joe Phaahla gave an update on Friday on government’s interventions to shield hospitals against load shedding. …

‘Eskom is once again being used as a political football’ – Gordhan

Appointing a new 13-member board on Friday, Gordhan said they had to stop workers who were deliberately disrupting operations at some power stations….

Ramaphosa: Eskom’s management ‘is unravelling a lot of corruption’

President Cyril Ramaphosa also said the load shedding and power crisis was not a “willful and planned” intention of anyone in government.

Eskom’s De Ruyter confident power cuts may end soon

The country has entered the longest period yet of power cuts, with generating units breaking down. …

Phaahla confirms major hospitals in SA now exempt from power cuts

Health Minister Joe Phaahla, joined by his deputy minister, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, gave an update on the extent that the power cuts were affecting…

Health Minister raises concerns about the state of Witbank Hospital

The state of the Witbank Hospital in eMalahleni Mpumalanga is a cause of concern for Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla. Dr…

Mpho Makwana named as Eskom’s new board chairperson

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan made the announcement on Friday afternoon during a virtual briefing….

Hospital association calls for load shedding relief in acute care facilities

Earlier in the week, officials said Health Minister Joe Phaahla had started a process to get health facilities exempt from Eskom’s load shedding….

De Ruyter clarifies Stage 15 report: ‘Clickbait engineered by a journalist’

‘It’s been a rough ride.’ Eskom CEO André de Ruyter puts his reference to Stage 15 power cuts into context and gives an…

Load shedding ‘a calamity of enormous proportions’, Ramaphosa tells Parly

Ramaphosa faced questions in the National Assembly about Kusile and Medupi power plants, which were delayed and were billions overbudget….

Eskom extends stage 4 load shedding until Saturday morning

Earlier on Thursday, a vessel carrying diesel deliveries to the PetroSA’s facility in Mossel Bay had started to deliver fuel….