DA wants answers from Ramaphosa on Eskom

2015-03-29 21:10

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must provide the country and Parliament with a comprehensive report on the state of Eskom, the Democratic Alliance has said.

Eskom losing maintenance battle - report

2015-03-29 11:51

An article in Rapport says Eskom is losing its battle to do essential maintenance at the country's power plants and it's caught in a spiral of unplanned maintenance.

DA: How SA can overcome the Eskom crisis

2015-03-27 19:37

The DA has tabled a 9-point rescue plan for SA's power supply as leader Helen Zille challenged President Jacob Zuma on the suspensions of top Eskom executives.

Tsotsi: Zuma told me to investigate Eskom rot

2015-03-27 12:25

President Jacob Zuma himself backed a plan to set up an inquiry to investigate “rot” at Eskom, claims chairperson Zola Tsotsi.

Eskom says 1000 Medupi workers fired

2015-03-27 10:00

About 1 000 workers at the Medupi construction site have been fired for vandalising property during this week's one-day strike, says power utility Eskom.

Load shedding probability remains high, says Eskom

2015-03-27 08:53

Power utility Eskom has flagged a high probability for load shedding on Friday, and warns that weekend power cuts may also be on the cards.

Zuma must explain Eskom intervention - Zille

2015-03-26 21:25

President Jacob Zuma must explain why he instructed Eskom's chairperson to launch an inquiry into the utility's performance, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Eskom halts work at strike-hit power station

2015-03-26 19:53

Eskom says striking workers has destroyed property at the Medupi power plant it is building and the state-owned utility closed the site to assess the damage.

Presidency says it won't entertain Eskom gossip

2015-03-26 16:04

The presidency says it would not entertain rumours and gossip about Eskom, during a day of stage 2 load shedding and Tshediso Matona's attempt to be reinstated as CEO.

Eskom can’t afford to pay independent power producers

2015-03-26 12:47

Eskom’s cash flow is not strong enough to renew contracts with independent power producers who has fed almost 800 megawatts into the national grid.


Minister after me: Tsotsi

2015-03-29 15:06

Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi has fingered Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown for orchestrating moves to remove him, the Sunday Independent reports.

Eskom, Westinghouse court case drags on

2015-03-29 10:20

The court case between Eskom and Westinghouse has taken another turn in the South Gauteng High Court after the judge dismissed the review application.

Numsa to challenge Eskom SMS dismissals

2015-03-27 17:22

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA said it will challenge Eskom and its sub-contractors on its decision to fire 1 000 workers by SMS.

Eskom CEO fails to lift suspension

2015-03-27 11:14

Labour Court Judge Benita Witcher has struck the application of Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona to have his suspension lifted off the roll.

Cyril in the hot seat

2015-03-27 09:40

Cyril Ramaphosa has sounded more coherent and presidential in the last week than our current president ever has. Now, the big question is, can we believe him about Eskom, says Georgina Guedes.

Suspended Eskom CEO awaits fate

2015-03-27 07:53

The Labour Court in Johannesburg is expected to deliver judgment in the challenge by Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona to have his suspension reversed.

Zuma must explain Eskom intervention - Zille

2015-03-26 21:25

President Jacob Zuma must explain why he instructed Eskom's chairperson to launch an inquiry into the utility's performance, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Factions seeking to privatise Eskom - Numsa

2015-03-26 18:31

Powerful economic and financial factions in government and the private sector are fighting to wrestle energy control by privatising Eskom, according to Numsa.

Matona has 'no idea' why he was suspended

2015-03-26 15:31

Tshediso Matona, the CEO of embattled power utility Eskom, believes his suspension was unfair and unlawful and has asked the labour court to set it aside.

Judgment reserved in Matona suspension case - as it happened

2015-03-26 12:09

Suspended Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona will know by tomorrow if he will get an interdict against his suspension, as judgment has been reserved.

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