Ex-Eskom chair: Cancelling Gupta-linked New Age breakfast deal would have cost even more

2020-01-24 13:36

Former Eskom board chairperson Zola Tsotsi said it was better for Eskom to keep a R43m deal with Gupta-linked New Age newspapers, than to suffer losses from cancelling it.

Pay or we switch off the lights, Eskom warns West Rand power suppliers

2020-01-23 21:58

The state power utility has requested submissions to be made by all affected parties before January 24, 2020 before a final decision is made.

Former Eskom chair: Gigaba overruled appointment of white acting CEO in election year

2020-01-23 13:02

The former minister of public enterprises lambasted the power utility's board for requesting a white person act as CEO of Eskom when the ANC was facing the general election, according to ex-chairperson Zola Tsotsi.

Eskom, Treasury seek renewal of R15bn loan facility

2020-01-23 08:28

Eskom and Treasury are in talks with banks to renew a R15bn government-guaranteed loan facility that the indebted state power utility announced in February last year.

Gordhan: You are paying 4 times more for electricity because of stealing at Medupi and Kusile

2020-01-22 19:56

South Africans are paying up to four times more for electricity than a decade ago – and that’s to finance stealing and cost overruns at the Medupi and Kusile power stations.

Metrorail 'resolves matter' after Eskom's notice to cut Western Cape rail power

2020-01-22 17:36

Metrorail in the Western Cape says it has come to an arrangement with Eskom after receiving notice of its intention to cut power supply over unpaid bills.

ANALYSIS | Gordhan, De Ruyter on Eskom crisis: 'We've got this'

2020-01-22 09:19

News24 has interviewed Gordhan and De Ruyter about the Eskom crisis separately, within hours of one another, and the similarities in their outlooks are striking.

Steely Gordhan to his enemies: I am executing the president's project, leave me alone

2020-01-22 07:35

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says his enemies and opponents must leave him alone so he could do his job of saving Eskom, SAA and other state companies.

Eskom: No load shedding planned for Wednesday

2020-01-21 20:14

While there is no load shedding planned for tomorrow, Eskom urges customers to use electricity sparingly.

EXCLUSIVE | De Ruyter: Eskom is like a bicycle with the chain off

2020-01-21 16:25

New Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter has likened Eskom to a bicycle with a chain off, with its cyclist out of the saddle to boot.

 

No load shedding set for Friday - Eskom

2020-01-23 22:17

While the power system is constrained, there is no load shedding set for Friday, says Eskom.

Ex-Eskom board chair: Guptas wanted New Age breakfast probe to go away

2020-01-23 21:49

The State capture commission has heard that Tony Gupta wanted the Eskom board to scrap an investigation into alleged irregularities in a sponsorship deal the power utility had with The New Age newspaper.

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System constrained, slight risk of load shedding on Thursday - Eskom

2020-01-22 20:28

Eskom has warned of a low risk of load shedding on Thursday, saying the system is "constrained".

Govt has no plans to bleed jobs at ailing SOEs - ANC

2020-01-22 18:46

The ANC says the government has no plans to retrench staff from ailing state-owned enterprises despite speaking of substantial restructuring.

Fierce Eskom critic appointed as spokesperson

2020-01-22 12:07

Seasoned financial journalist Sikonathi Mantshantsha will start as the struggling power utility's spokesperson on February 1.

Load shedding cost SA economy at least R59bn in 2019 - CSIR

2020-01-22 08:39

The non-partisan scientific research institution, in a new presentation, says load shedding is expected to continue for two to three years.

Gordhan: I have confidence in Eskom’s De Ruyter

2020-01-21 22:01

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says he has full confidence in new Eskom chief executive André de Ruyter, adding he has already started to sweep clean the embattled and misfiring power utility.

EXCLUSIVES | We interview Eskom CEO André de Ruyter: Big changes are coming

2020-01-21 18:32

De Ruyter has promised “adequate notice” ahead of load shedding in future.

Ex-Eskom, Transnet CFO Anoj Singh's disciplinary hearing to resume next week

2020-01-21 13:41

Singh, who has denied any wrongdoing, will again not be present at the hearings.

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