Coal miner community shows the beautiful side of SA

2019-01-19 19:27

Shafted by the Guptas, the people of Blinkpan, Mpumalanga have come together across race and class to help each other.

How to deal with Eskom's ever-rising electricity tariffs

2019-01-19 08:30

Eskom has applied to Nersa for a 15% tariff increase from 1 April 2019 for three consecutive years compounded, on top of a 4,5% RCA price increase already awarded, and further RCA applications in the pipeline.

Ramaphosa says independence of the Reserve Bank is 'sacrosanct'

2019-01-16 09:24

The president, addressing business leaders ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, has said there is no intention to interfere with the independence of the central bank.

NUM challenges government to save jobs at Optimum mine - even if that means buying it

2019-01-16 07:33

The National Union of Mineworkers says mineworkers at Optimum and Koornfontein Colliery Mines in Mpumalanga have not received their salaries in three months.

Corruption, state capture behind Eskom's downfall, Nersa hears

2019-01-14 19:52

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa heard calls to launch its own probe into Eskom during public hearings on Monday.

We must apologise to South Africans for 'avoidable' challenges - Eskom CEO

2019-01-14 10:01

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has apologised to South Africans for what he called "avoidable challenges" such as load shedding.

SIU waiting for responding papers in application to nullify Eskom, Tegeta deal

2019-01-13 10:21

The Special Investigating Unit is waiting for responding papers to be filed in its court application to have a coal supply contract between Eskom and Tegeta declared illegal and invalid soon.

Second member resigns from Ramaphosa's Eskom Task team

2019-01-10 09:11

A second member of President Cyril Ramaphosa's task team on Eskom has stepped down, the presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko confirmed.

Eskom says coal stocks have improved, but load shedding risk remains

2019-01-03 13:55

The state power utility says while it boosted coal stock levels and carried out maintenance at power stations over the festive period, but there's still no guarantee there won't be load shedding later in January.

From Steinhoff to 'pimping' the budget: 2018's top moments from inside Parly

2018-12-27 12:41

Fin24 reflects on some of 2018's top moments within the walls of Parliament.


ANC prescription talk makes fund managers, public service unions nervous

2019-01-19 13:15

The ANC elections manifesto itself says the party will investigate the introduction of prescribed assets on financial institutions’ funds.

Eskom cannot offload the cost of its problems on consumers – energy regulator

2019-01-16 20:54

The national energy regulator wants Eskom to account for the cost of failures that were within its control.

Maimane: Break down Ramaphosa's Trump-style wall of economic exclusion

2019-01-16 07:36

DA leader Mmusi Maimane said there was no difference between President Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma, as both promised economic transformation which only led to wealth for the politically connected few.

'Find it in your heart, Eskom' - public's pleas on 'unbearable' tariff hikes

2019-01-15 13:04

Granting power utility Eskom the 15% annual tariff hike it has asked for will only add pressure to already struggling households, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa heard during a second day of public hearings.

We need higher tariffs to manage debt, but it won't solve the problem - Eskom CEO

2019-01-14 13:08

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has said that higher tariffs will not solve Eskom's debt problems, entirely.

Energy regulator to start hearings on electricity tariffs

2019-01-14 06:25

The National Energy Regulator of SA, which sets prices and tariffs for power utility Eskom, will hold a series of nationwide public hearings on what South Africans will be paying for electricity.

Eskom task team member says she resigned after scope became clear

2019-01-10 12:21

Sy Gourrah, one of the eight members originally appointed to Eskom’s sustainability task team, says she asked to be recused from the team as soon as it was appointed.

Eskom is said to extend job cuts beyond top tier of management

2019-01-04 18:26

Eskom will extend its strategy of trimming top executive positions to include lower ranking managers and finally the general workforce, according to a person familiar with the plans.

Here's why these 3 things are the automotive fails of 2018

2018-12-31 07:23

Cars got faster, better and cleverer in 2018. But for every ten industry triumphs, there are also fails. Lance Branquinho takes a look at some of the hilarities of 2018.

Eskom to government: Forecasts for electricity demand in IRP too high

2018-12-27 06:00

In a previously confidential report to government, Eskom has said the forecasts for future electricity demand in the draft IRP were too high and could result in too much new power being commissioned.

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