Why Brown chose Molefe to lead Eskom

2015-04-17 16:27

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown sheds light on why she asked Transnet CEO Brian Molefe to assume responsibility as Eskom's acting CEO.

Eskom's R23bn fundraising plan questioned

2015-04-17 13:28

SA is yet to appoint banks to manage state asset sales needed to fund its power utility, bringing into question a statement that almost R23bn will be raised within a “couple of weeks”.

Eskom implements stage 1 load shedding

2015-04-16 05:56

Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding and load curtailment from 06:00 on Thursday morning, and this is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.

Load shedding kicks up a gear

2015-04-15 15:25

Load shedding moves from stage 2 to 3 from 16:00, while Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says South Africans must adapt as load shedding will last for two years.

Nene: Brown is not replacing full Eskom board

2015-04-02 14:26

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is not replacing the entire Eskom board, the Treasury said in response to a newspaper report quoting the finance minister.

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.

DA calls for Eskom bonus payback

2015-03-17 17:30

The payment of about R10.8m in "incentives" last year to 10 top Eskom officials has been challenged by the DA, with the party calling for the executives to pay back the money.

State of affairs at Eskom worries Brown

2015-03-12 21:16

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she has addressed the Eskom board on her "concerns, fears and frustration about the state of affairs" at the state-owned firm.

Brown: Not even Zuma safe from load shedding

2015-03-10 07:42

No homes - including those of President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa - are excluded from power cuts, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Brown: Eskom can pull plug on Zim, Zambia

2015-03-04 06:54

SA has power deals with seven countries in southern Africa but Eskom can cut power to Zimbabwe and Zambia, according to Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.


Transnet CEO Brian Molefe now acting CEO of Eskom

2015-04-17 14:11

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has appointed Brian Molefe as the acting Eskom CEO and announced that Dentons would conduct the inquiry into the state utility.

Eskom adds stage 4 to load shedding schedule

2015-04-17 12:33

South Africans could soon experience their first-ever stage 4 load shedding, after Eskom confirmed that the stage allocation would be altered.

Brown: Expect winter load shedding as Eskom ups maintenance

2015-04-15 16:01

Load shedding should continue in winter and the Deep Dive inquiry into Eskom's financial troubles should be appointed soon, says Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown.

Brown: Eskom board's baptism of fire - as it happened

2015-04-15 12:59

Minister Lynne Brown wants a board that has banking and legal experience as well as engineering expertise as she seeks to solve the problems facing the utility.

Tsotsi positive of confidence vote by Eskom board

2015-03-30 19:31

The chairperson of Eskom says he faces a vote of confidence by the utility's board, after being accused of acting improperly by suspending the chief executive.

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.

Eskom incompetence becomes SA incompetence

2015-03-13 19:00

The Eskom crisis is not only bad for investor confidence, it also actually becomes a reflection of SA's incompetence, says economist Dr Iraj Abedian.

Brown opens upgraded E Cape container terminal

2015-03-10 13:18

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has officially opened two additional berths at the Ngqura container terminal in the Eastern Cape.

Brown names Eskom's 27 coal suppliers

2015-03-08 13:29

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has given the names of the 27 firms providing coal to Eskom's power stations, but not the prices paid for their supplies.

Medupi produces its first power

2015-03-02 12:17

The first power has been produced out of Medupi’s unit 6, making it the first of the power station’s six units to be synchronised, according to Eskom.

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