The old flag was the product of attempts to unify white South Africa, to the exclusion of black South Africans, writes Pieter du Toit.
The City of Johannebsurg has spent R131m on refurbishing the more than 40-year-old Wilro Park Substation.
A virus which has hit City Power has resulted in a blackout to its internet technology system, leaving scores of Johannesburg residents unable to purchase electricity.
City Power CEO Lerato Setshedi has ordered an investigation into the awarding of a tender after the High Court in Johannesburg declared it invalid and set it aside.
Power has been fully restored to the Ekurhuleni areas that source their power from the Allendale substation.
Police are monitoring Nirvana Drive in Lenasia following violent protests over illegal electricity connections.
Protesters from Emhlangeni informal settlement vented their anger on nearby houses after City Power disconnected their illegally connected electricity.
A security guard deployed to protect the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg is one of seven people arrested for allegedly stealing electricity infrastructure, City Power has said.
City Power has raised alarm bells about the sabotage and vandalism of state infrastructure in Lenasia South, Johannesburg.
Johannesburg's City Power says the fire caused by the explosion at the Rand Water Eikenhof Pumping Station on Monday has been extinguished.
The power utility, which earlier warned of up to four hours of stage 2 load shedding, says load shedding has been avoided for Wednesday.
City Power says it has managed to clear and restore most of its information technology systems, including the pre-paid electricity vending system, meaning that most customers In Johannesburg will now be able to buy electricity.
This is the second substation to catch fire, following a similar fire two weeks ago that left half of the suburb without power for almost two days ago.
After spending almost a week in the dark, residents of Darrenwood and surrounding areas of Randburg in Johannesburg are breathing a sigh of relief because their electricity has been restored.
The suspect is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court where he will be charged for corruption and extortion.
Nirvana Drive in Lenasia, Johannesburg, has been closed off due to protests in the area.
City Power has apologised to residents of Randpark Ridge, outside Johannesburg, for a four-day power outage.
The City of Joburg’s electricity division, City Power, is battling outrage from protesters venting their anger on a substation after illegal connections were disconnected.
Many suburbs of Johannesburg and surrounding areas are without water following an explosion at the Rand Water Eikenhof pumping station on Monday.
'We thank our staff for working tirelessly and all our customers for using electricity sparingly during this period, assisting us to pull through the evening peak,' the power utility said in an evening update.
Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said load shedding ended at 20:00 on Tuesday, about two hours earlier than expected.
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