Eskom to face court case, two inquiries and board review

2017-05-23 23:21

The three spheres of SA’s democracy will get a turn to dig deeper into the leadership crisis at Eskom, following the power utility’s appearance before Parliament.

Brown opens up on how Eskom kept her in the dark

2017-05-23 14:35

Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown says she was not involved in Brian Molefe’s reinstatement at Eskom and only worked in the best interests of the country.

Business leaders call for state capture probe into Presidency

2017-05-23 13:20

Business Leadership South Africa has joined the chorus of calls by civil society and others in leadership for an independent inquiry into the Presidency over allegations of state capture.

Electricity theft kingpin sentenced to 42 years

2017-05-23 13:12

A woman believed to be the kingpin of a syndicate which sold prepaid electricity has been sentenced to 42 years in prison.

'Massive' load-shedding looms in Zim as Zesa fails to settle $80m debt to Eskom

2017-05-23 10:50

"Massive" load-shedding could begin as early as next week in Zimbabwe - because the cash-strapped authorities still haven't settled an $80 million debt to Eskom, a report says.

#Molefe: Eskom and Brown fail to convince Parliament

2017-05-23 08:09

A Parliamentary oversight committee has grilled Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the Eskom board over the reinstatement of Brian Molefe as chief executive.

Molefe was just on unpaid leave from Eskom - affidavits

2017-05-22 19:45

While he was an MP in Parliament, Brian Molefe was only considered to be on "unpaid leave" from his position as CEO of Eskom, reports the Mail & Guardian.

Brown and Eskom to face Parliament over Molefe

2017-05-22 13:15

Public Enterprises Lynne Brown and the Eskom board will face the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, following the reinstatement of Brian Molefe as CEO.

How Eskom bent the rules

2017-05-21 06:01

In determining its intended R30m payout to Brian Molefe after he resigned as CEO, Eskom treated the calculation as if it were a retrenchment

Kubayi: Eskom concerns about IPP can't be ignored

2017-05-20 09:00

The energy minister says her department is balancing between signing agreements with independent power producers and addressing Eskom’s affordability concerns.


Fraud cloud over Molefe's reappointment

2017-05-23 21:43

The ANC study group says Brian Molefe’s reinstatement as Eskom CEO raises questions of "possible fraud", which he may have committed when he was sworn in as MP.

WATCH: Irate Pat Naidoo explains Eskom process during Molefe reappointment

Eskom board member Pat Naidoo, during the Parliamentary oversight committee's review on Tuesday of Brian Molefe's reappointment as CEO, Naidoo explains the processes which were followed. Watch.

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Eskom invites entries for small business competition

2017-05-23 13:20

The Eskom Development Foundation has opened entries for the Eskom Business Investment Competition for registered black-owned small and medium enterprises.

Gordhan launches scathing attack on Eskom

2017-05-23 11:33

In an unprecedented move, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has accused Eskom of state capture while climbing into Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Eskom chair Ben Ngubane.

FULL STATEMENT: Lynne Brown withdraws opposition to DA's Molefe case

2017-05-23 10:48

In a surprise move, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has withdrawn her opposition to an urgent court application by the DA to have Eskom CEO Brian Molefe's reappointment set aside.

Anglo gets bid for coal mine near Kusile power station - sources

2017-05-23 07:25

Anglo American has received a bid for its New Largo project in SA, as it continues efforts to exit operations designed to supply coal to Eskom's power plants, according to sources.

How ailing municipalities can solve electricity payment crisis

2017-05-22 15:46

An energy and technology company has adapted the way it can supply municipalities with smart meters to improve electricity payments without charging them hefty upfront costs.

Eskom's next tariff application in doubt - expert

2017-05-21 13:09

Legal challenges to regulatory decisions are growing in SA and regulators are gradually understanding that their decisions may be subject to judicial review, says an expert.

ANC proxy war looms over Molefe rehire

2017-05-21 05:51

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is willing to let Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe go if the courts set aside his reappointment.

Nuclear chiefs regroup in SA as minister pledges fresh start

2017-05-19 21:00

Nuclear energy leaders have regrouped to discuss the way forward after a court case cancelled the start of the 9.6 GW new build procurement programme last month.

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