In Eskom's case, does Mboweni feel a photo is worth 1 000 words?

Dec 11 2018 16:42

Not long after Eskom told fund managers in London that the troubled power utility planned to ask Treasury to assume R100bn of its debt, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tweeted a picture of a sieve.


No load shedding for Tuesday, but risk still high

Dec 11 2018 09:29

Eskom says there is no load shedding scheduled for Tuesday, but there is still a high risk because the system remains vulnerable.


SA will have to assume Eskom debt - Rothschild

Dec 11 2018 11:37

SA faces no choice but to assume some of the debt of Eskom, said Martin Kingston, the CEO of Rothschild & Co's operations in the country.


Inside the Eskom crisis: Why the lights keep on going out

Dec 10 2018 23:01

Poor-quality coal, Medupi and Kusile’s design flaws and unplanned repairs are just some of the crises adding to the already broke Eskom woes.


Links to load shedding schedules

Dec 03 2018 23:33

Find links to the websites of major municipalities below, where load shedding schedules can be found.


UPDATE: Eskom warns high probability of stage 2 load shedding on Sunday

Dec 08 2018 08:00

Eskom says that increased plant breakdowns have led to a higher probability of stage 2 load shedding being implemented on Sunday.


UPDATE: Eskom says 13-hour load shedding risk remains high for Saturday

Dec 07 2018 21:30

Eskom says it has terminated load shedding at 21:00 on Friday night, but the probability of stage 1 load shedding on Saturday remains high.



Eskom should weigh selling its crown jewels, FirstRand CEO says

Dec 07 2018 10:54

The power utility should consider selling two coal-fired plants that rank among the world’s biggest to help repair the state-owned utility’s finances, according to the head of SA’s biggest bank by market value.


Load shedding hits SA's small businesses hard

Dec 07 2018 20:20

Though Eskom has promised to turn load shedding around in time for the festive season, small businesses have felt its impact hit hard.

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