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    Annual consumer price inflation has dipped to its lowest level in 9 years.

  • Sabotage at Eskom

    President Cyril Ramaphosa says sabotage contributed to power cuts earlier in the week.

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Find your load shedding schedule

Oct 15 2019 11:59

Find your load shedding schedule for Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Polokwane.


      Find your load shedding schedule

      Jan 24 2019 23:33

      Find links to the websites of major municipalities for information about when and where rotational power cuts will take place.


      Claims of sabotage at Eskom: What we know so far

      Dec 12 2019 17:04

      According to Eskom's head of generation Bheki Nxumalo, a safety monitoring instrument was disconnected last week at Tutuka power station in Mpumalanga, but a union representative has asked for proof.


      Cape Town to Mantashe: Avoid 'costly litigation' by allowing municipalities to buy their own electricity

      Dec 12 2019 10:13

      The city has written to the minister of mineral resources and energy asking that it and other municipalities be permitted to buy electricity directly from independent power producers, avoiding a pending court case.


      Eskom: WhatsApp voice note about failure to pay oil suppliers is fake news

      Dec 12 2019 12:56

      The power utility says claims made in a widely shared voice note are false.


      Eskom: 'Progress' in getting Northern Cape councils to pay up

      Dec 11 2019 18:29

      Eskom announced in a statement on Wednesday afternoon that it would suspend power interruptions to 11 municipalities that owed the utility money for electricity, as it was "pleased" with progress made in retrieving outstanding debts from the defaulting councils.


      Deep in the heart of Eskom: Union tells of long hours, plummeting morale

      Dec 11 2019 05:00

      The National Union of Mineworkers energy coordinator Paris Mashego says working conditions have become gruelling at Eskom, and employee morale has plummeted alongside energy supply.


      Business chamber calls for independent directors on boards of state companies like Eskom

      Dec 10 2019 21:02

      The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the time has come for the state to reevaluate whether it has the 'necessary competencies, skills and experience' to manage Eskom.


      Medupi and Kusile performing worse than some of Eskom's older power stations

      Dec 10 2019 18:11

      The multi-billion rand mega power stations Eskom commissioned in 2007, Medupi and Kusile, should take a large portion of the blame for the power utility's failure to keep the country supplied with electricity.



      Mantashe announces 'immediate measures' to aid energy supply

      Dec 10 2019 16:22

      The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced short- and medium-term interventions to meet South Africa’s energy demands and address its electricity and energy challenges, including steps to allow Independent Power Producers to come on stream sooner.

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