Top 10 comments: SOEs 'economic black holes'

2015-07-31 19:50

Commentators took a wide-angle view on the SA situation this week, criticising the dire state of state-owned enterprises and lack of integrity in government institutions.

Eskom to implement load shedding

2015-07-30 15:16

Eskom says it will implement load shedding due to the power system being constrained.

State departments to be reined in over debt

2015-07-29 16:35

National and provincial departments are to face the same fate as the municipalities that were taken to task over billions they owed Eskom and the Water Boards.

Eskom open to coal imports for new power stations

2015-07-28 14:08

Eskom says it is open to importing coal for plants it still plans to commission, a coal conference heard.

Council strike keeps PE lights on

2015-07-27 15:58

While the rest of South Africa has been hard hit by load shedding, residents of Nelson Mandela Bay have managed to avoid it because the city's electrical staff have downed tools in an unprotected strike.

Uncovering Eskom's top coal suppliers

2015-07-26 17:22

New players have been revealed after City Press received the latest list of Eskom coal contracts after an application in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act.

Eskom implements stage 2 load shedding

2015-07-26 07:33

Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding from 08:00 to 22:00 on Sunday due to the power system being under pressure.

Eskom to implement stage 1 and stage 2 load shedding

2015-07-24 11:53

Eskom says due to increased electricity demand and a shortage of generation capacity it will implement stage 1 load shedding from 12:00 to 17:00 and stage 2 thereafter.

Eskom warns of scam

2015-07-23 20:00

Eskom has warned those doing business with it or any of its subsidiaries of fraudsters operating under the guise of a magazine.

Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding

2015-07-22 14:36

Eskom says it will implement stage 1 load shedding from 17:00, which will likely continue until 22:00.


Eskom's role in nuclear plan reviewed

2015-07-31 11:14

Cabinet ministers are reviewing their decision to grant Eskom the ownership and operational rights of the proposed nuclear build programme, says a top official.

Eskom, Transnet and SAA praised for raising the bar

2015-07-30 11:40

State-owned companies often come under fire for poor performance and operational issues, but they have been praised for raising the bar with their integrated reports.

Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding

2015-07-29 14:53

Eskom says the power system is constrained and under pressure because of a shortage of generating capacity as some of its power stations are on maintenance.

Focus on SOE crises, not individuals, ANC tells govt

2015-07-27 21:05

The ANC wants the government to focus on the apparent crises within its state-owned companies, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

ANC wants China-style state entities

2015-07-26 18:00

The ANC-led government is facing a predicament and needs to urgently overhaul all boards of state-owned entities (SOEs) as they do not serve the developmental agenda as mandated.

Cape Town downgrades load shedding to stage 1

2015-07-26 10:56

The City of Cape Town has downgraded the nation-wide stage 2 load shedding to stage 1 for its customers due to extra power being generated for the city.

Stage 2 load shedding implemented

2015-07-25 08:29

Eskom has said there will be stage 2 load shedding from 08:00 on Saturday.

Koeberg unit to shut down

2015-07-23 21:15

Unit 2 of the Koeberg nuclear power plant will be shut down for three months as part of routine refuelling and maintenance, says Eskom.

Eskom to implement stage 2 load shedding

2015-07-23 15:51

Eskom says it will implement stage 2 load shedding from 17:00. It is likely to continue until 22:00.

Five people who can change Africa’s energy path

2015-07-21 11:41

Five international experts in the energy sector will share insights and knowledge with leaders from about 15 African countries working in the power sector.

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