No end in sight for load shedding: The power crisis in numbers

2019-03-20 05:01

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan told a media briefing on Tuesday that government and Eskom are doing the best they can to solve the load shedding crisis. These are all the key numbers you should know.


Moody’s could take dim view on load shedding next week, economists warn

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Economists have warned that Moody’s Investors Services could change its outlook from stable to negative or even downgrade South Africa to junk status when it reviews the country’s credit rating next week.

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'I don't have my normal life anymore' - load shedding has South Africans fuming

2019-03-20 06:18

South Africans are fuming after Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said there was no magic formula to solve the current load shedding crisis in the country.


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SA holds two-thirds of the power generation capacity in sub-Saharan Africa and it has abundant resources – including a key component required for a potential game changer in Africa's energy landscape, But it needs to align its focus with what investors want, says Bhavtik Vallabhjee.

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My f*k, ANC!

2019-03-20 05:00

The central message from the president is that there is a new sheriff in town who will not tolerate any corruption. The problem is that this is starting to sound pretty hollow, writes Melanie Verwoerd.


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2019-02-25 13:41

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