Stage 4 load shedding until Monday morning

The power utility says further breakdowns necessitated the higher stage of load shedding.

Unemployment stats show industries have adapted to SA’s power crisis – Stats SA

Manufacturing, trade and construction are industries that are largely dependent on consistent electricity supply. But despite South Africa experiencing power cuts for most…

Health Dept looks to solar power for SA’s hospitals

The health department said the partnership is part of efforts to mitigate the impact of load shedding and to reduce overstraining of hospitals’…

77 hospitals now exempt from power cuts, says Health Dept

Department spokesperson, Foster Mohale, said that North West hospitals, which include the Taung Hospital and the Ganyesa Hospital, were the latest to be…

Eskom suspends load shedding from midnight on Sunday

In a statement, the utility said the suspension would be followed by stage 2 cuts from 4 PM throughout the night….

Eskom receives diesel supply, to reduce power cuts to stage 3

Eskom says that power cuts will be reduced to stage 3 during Thursday night following a supply of diesel by PetroSA this week….

Shack fire claims lives of three children and three adults

Six people including three children lost their lives in a shack fire during the early hours of Thursday morning in Kariega…

Inside EWN Roundtable: How ready are SA’s big cities to host tourists?

Tourism authorities from South Africa’s big cities, discuss their readiness to host tourists in the upcoming holiday season. …

Parts of Joburg without power due to Gresswold substation explosion

City Power says it has dispatched a team to attend and investigate what happened and the extent of the damage.

Stage 4 load shedding resumes Sunday afternoon, and Stage 5 from Monday

Stage 4 load shedding will be implemented at 17:00 this afternoon until 16:00 on Monday. Various stages of load shedding will be implemented…

Stage 4 load shedding resumes on Sunday afternoon, and Stage 5 from Monday

Stage 4 load shedding will be implemented at 17:00 this afternoon until 16:00 on Monday. Various stages of load shedding will be implemented…

Lesufi urges Ramaphosa to end load shedding crisis

The Gauteng Premier was part of KwaZulu-Natal’s National Council of Province’s (NCOP) last sitting on the south coast on Friday. …

Body of four-month-old baby found in river in KwaZulu-Natal

The body of a four-month-old baby has been found in a river in the Isithebe area in the Ilembe District Municipality…

Eskom says stage 4 power cuts to be implemented until further notice

The utility announced on Friday morning that it would be ramping up power cuts to stage four, due to generation unit breakdowns and…

Indefinite public sector strike will drag economy down, says Gungubele

Gungubele urged all stakeholders in the public sector wage impasse to find a workable solution….

Eskom implements stage 4 load shedding until further notice

The power utility cited breakdowns – among others – resulting in decimated generation capacity for its latest power cut notice….

2022 most load shedding-intensive year since its inception: CSIR

It said South Africans have had over 1,900 hours of power cuts in 2022 alone – making it the most load shedding-intensive year….

Eskom warns of load shedding over festive season into New Year

Eskom warned that power cuts will persist during the holiday season and beyond….

International clients’ power supply not prioritised over SA, Eskom clarifies

Eskom’s managing director of transmissions, Segomoco Scheppers, said there is no truth to the assertion that Eskom’s international clients are prioritised over local…

City Power: We’ve been losing R300m a day since July due to load shedding

Joburg City Power said it’s received over 3,000 calls from Joburg residents just on Tuesday morning about outages lasting over 24 hours….