Separating Medupi fact from myth – and helping some critics get off Dames’s back

2015-05-06 07:35

After lengthy delays in the commissioning of Medupi, South Africans are worried that its construction may mean high tariffs, Alec Hogg puts it into perspective.

Eskom acting CEO not eyeing top job

2014-04-17 05:30

Eskom interim CEO Collin Matjila is not interested in a permanent role to head the power utility, says chairperson Zola Tsotsi.

Eskom appoints acting boss

2014-03-27 19:53

Eskom has appointed board member Collin Matjila as its acting chief executive to replace Brian Dames who is leaving the parastatal after 26 years.

Solving Eskom's electricity headache

2014-03-16 12:24

The government needs to look into the supply of coal for Eskom, diversify its energy sources and allow private players into the industry, experts say.

Call to privatise electricity management

2014-03-12 07:22

Privatising electricity management will solve some of the country's energy woes, according to civil rights organisation AfriForum.

Gordhan: Power pains to last 2 more years

2014-03-11 16:00

South Africa is likely to have adequate electricity supply in around two years, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Eskom soothes power cut fears

2014-03-09 21:14

Eskom is not expecting any power cuts next week although the system will still be tight, the parastatal says.

Eskom execs must repay R31m in bonuses - DA

2014-03-07 20:04

The Democratic Alliance has demanded that the R31m awarded to Eskom's directors in bonuses be returned to Treasury immediately.

Eskom briefing on load shedding - as it happened

2014-03-07 12:05

Eskom says it has severe cash flow problems and a decision to implement rolling blackouts was painful.

Electricity supply still on high alert

2014-02-21 15:45

Eskom boss Brian Dames has called on all electricity consumers to adopt energy saving as a way of life as the system remains constrained.


Eskom to get new CEO soon

2014-07-29 13:09

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says a new Eskom CEO will be appointed in the next few weeks to replace Brian Dames, who stepped down in March.

Eskom acting CEO steps down from KKM

2014-04-02 13:05

Acting Eskom CEO Collin Matjila has stepped down as CEO of the Kopano ke Matla investment company, says Cosatu.

Transnet wants engineers not cleaners

2014-03-20 15:54

It is not true that poorer communities are only good for low-paid jobs in engineering projects, says Transnet CEO Brian Molefe.

Eskom, Busa team up to ask for more money

2014-03-14 15:05

Eskom and Business Unity South Africa want to ask the government for more money to keep the lights on and prevent even higher electricity price hikes.

Municipalities owe Eskom billions - AfriForum

2014-03-11 19:20

Municipalities owe Eskom more than R2.3bn and the outstanding debt adds to the country's electricity woes, says civil rights organisation AfriForum.

Eskom CEO: We're not out of the woods yet

2014-03-11 14:01

South Africa's power supply remains constrained, Eskom CEO Brian Dames says.

Eskom warns power reserves still low

2014-03-09 10:37

Eskom says its electricity supply system remains under strain but the utility is not expecting further power cuts.

Eskom: Cash flow situation is severe

2014-03-07 15:21

The cash flow situation at Eskom is under strain, but performance of executives should not be judged on issues they have no control over, the parastatal says.

Gigaba: Lets help keep the lights on

2014-02-25 14:50

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has urged the country to continue supporting Eskom's efforts to keep the lights on, adding that no effort is insignificant.

Eskom warns of tight electricity supply

2014-02-10 14:31

Eskom has issued an alert that it expects some strain on the supply of electricity during the next few days because of outages.

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