The battle for control of SA’s state isn’t just about personalities

2017-06-12 08:48

While the mainstream debate concentrates on who occupies which positions, the patronage group’s opponents are showing that it is possible to limit the abuse of public funds regardless of who wins the personality battles, writes .

Thembisile Yende to be laid to rest

2017-06-03 09:51

The MEC for community safety in Gauteng Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane will be among those attending the funeral of 29-year-old Thembisile Yende on Saturday.

Cope plans to block Eskom gates over Molefe return

2017-05-13 14:04

The Congress of the People (Cope) is planning to block Brian Molefe's entrance to Megawatt Park in Sunninghill, Gauteng, on Monday when he returns to his job as CEO.

Numsa slams Molefe reinstatement

2017-05-13 09:39

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has accused Eskom of double standards after the reappointment of a ''dry cleaned'' Brian Molefe as CEO.

Opposition parties prepared to go to court after Molefe reappointed as Eskom CEO

Opposition parties say they will seek legal action against MP Brian Molefe, after he was reappointed as Eskom CEO. Watch.

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WATCH: Five things you need to know about MP Brian Molefe

Disgraced former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is officially a member of Parliament.

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Eskom are diluting low-cost energy with expensive mistakes - solar expert

In this second part of our interivew with Solar Capital chairman Paschal Phelan, he weighs in on some of the criticisms levelled against Eskom (in the wake of the Dentons report), as well as government's nuclear plans. Watch for more.

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Struggle to keep the lights on

2017-01-22 06:36

It is not only the maladministration of municipalities – there are other contributing systemic factors connected to their failure to pay for the power they use, write Patronella Nqaba, Joel Pearson and Thoko Jean Chilenga

SA is suffering because of Eskom

2016-12-09 15:44

We have the sunshine - some of the best in the world. We have the wind. But greedy Eskom is the dog in the manger wanting to control all our futures and our pockets. It's time this monopoly was taken down, for the sake of all South Africans.

Business Chamber regrets Molefe's resignation, supports inquiry

2016-11-13 15:45

Although Brian Molefe's departure at Eskom is regrettable, Nafcoc has said the suggestions of impropriety and profligacy at the power utility are deeply concerning.


Eskom failed Thembisile Yende - Vavi

2017-06-03 13:17

Eskom callously refused to provide its workers with the protection and security they should receive, SAFTU general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said during the funeral of Thembisile Yende.

Infrastructure drive or dive?

2017-05-15 09:46

Government has been on a massive albeit struggling infrastructure drive for years, and the recent downgrades by rating agencies will only make the situation worse as parastatals are also affected one by one.

SA's nuclear procurement process to start afresh - Kubayi

2017-05-13 11:44

South Africa's nuclear procurement process will start afresh after a court ruling scuppered the process, announced energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi on Saturday morning.

DA to ask court for review of Molefe return decision

2017-05-13 09:19

The DA is preparing to file a court application for a review of Brian Molefe's return to Eskom as CEO on Monday.

It’s time for Eskom to show leadership when it comes to renewable energy

2017-03-24 09:37

Eskom’s ongoing scapegoating of renewable energy for its financial woes shows a lack of vision, particularly in the light of the urgent need to develop new jobs beyond the coal industry.

Government plays dirty with renewables

2017-02-22 09:51

Research by the CSIR shows that renewable energy is a feasible option for SA, yet government’s proposed long-term energy strategy for the most part snubs renewables.

Eskom denies that it's hiding info from public

2017-02-07 18:38

Eskom chairperson Baldwin Ngubane said the power utility did not keep the Dentons report away from the public to hide information.

Renewable energy: From leader to losing out

2016-12-16 13:52

Globally, investment shows that clean renewable energy is the future but Eskom and factions in government seem hell-bent on making South Africa pursue nuclear energy.

We need a massive effort to avoid Zuma's nuclear disaster

2016-11-15 08:29

South Africans will have to act quickly and decisively to stop the nuclear deal with Russia for which President Zuma and his cabal already received bribe money, writes Max du Preez.

Madonsela: Molefe can clear his name

2016-11-11 20:23

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela says the best way for outgoing Eskom CEO Brian Molefe to clear his name is to encourage the speedy set up of the judicial commission of inquiry.

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