Eskom slaps whistle-blower Suzanne Daniels with fresh charges

2018-03-19 13:02

Eskom has blocked whistle-blower Suzanne Daniels’s return to work, and instead slapped her with fresh charges of “serious misconduct”.

Blocking IPP signing a 'delay tactic' nothing more - Yelland

2018-03-14 07:02

South Africa cannot fight the move towards renewable power , energy expert Chris Yelland has said.

Gigaba downplays role in Guptas' naturalisation

2018-03-13 17:39

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has told the Eskom Inquiry that most members of the Gupta family were naturalised between 2002 and 2006, when he was not yet minister of home affairs.

Last-minute court bid blocks IPP signing

2018-03-13 07:03

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Transform RSA have managed to stop the signing of 27 independent power producer contracts in a last minute court bid.

Nuclear can make 'staggering' contribution to GDP, claims expert

2018-03-12 17:07

Nuclear energy is not as expensive as people think and a new build programme can be a significant enabler of economic growth and job creation, says nuclear expert Dr Anthonie Cilliers.

Ngubane: I was a good, honest chairperson #EskomInquiry

2018-03-09 10:26

Former Eskom board chair Ben Ngubane told the Eskom inquiry that he believes he was a good, honest chairperson.

Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza: Land reform needs cool heads

2018-03-08 05:45

Land reform is an emotional issue, but President Cyril Ramaphosa's view that it is an issue that must be dealt with is right, says new Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza.

Former Eskom chair Ben Ngubane to testify before inquiry

2018-03-07 06:15

The former Eskom board chair has been accused by ex Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi of attempting to favour Gupta businesses, a charge he has denied.

Eskom operating costs could have been R85bn lower - OUTA

2018-03-06 17:49

Had Nersa challenged Eskom more over the past decade, the power utility could have been operating at costs R85bn lower than it does currently, claims OUTA.

Gigaba stalls Eskom inquiry

2018-03-04 05:52

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba’s scheduled appearance before the parliamentary inquiry into Eskom will not go ahead as planned this week as he has now twice queried what he is expected to testify about.


#EskomInquiry: Gigaba defends board appointments

2018-03-15 17:47

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba told the Eskom inquiry that he had no crystal ball to tell which board members of SOEs would be caught up in allegations of state capture at the time their appointments were made.

#EskomInquiry: Myeni can't hold committee to ransom

2018-03-13 21:02

The portfolio committee on public enterprises says it cannot be held to ransom by Dudu Myeni after she wrote a letter deemed to be "a letter of war" to explain her absence.

Guptas say Eskom Inquiry 'political showboating' in lawyer's letter

2018-03-13 10:13

The Gupta brothers have described the Eskom Inquiry into mismanagement and quality of corporate governance at the power utility as "vague, disordered, uncontrolled and untrammelled".

Eskom Inquiry resumes with Gigaba on the stand

2018-03-13 05:45

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba is set to appear before Parliament's Eskom Inquiry, while lawyers for the Gupta brothers say their clients are not in SA and so cannot take the stand.

Renewable deal still to be 'discussed'

2018-03-11 06:14

The 27 projects expected to sign their agreements with Eskom this week.

Software giant SAP faces charges over Gupta-linked payments

2018-03-08 13:11

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission has laid charges with police against the software company in connection with Eskom and Transnet contracts it facilitated with assistance from Gupta-linked companies.

Malusi Gigaba given 10 days to prepare for Eskom Inquiry

2018-03-07 10:18

Former finance minister Malusi Gigaba has 10 days to prepare for his appearance before the Eskom Inquiry after he requested an extension last week.

Parliament to probe Prasa

2018-03-06 18:51

Parastatal Prasa will be investigated by the portfolio committee on transport.

Gordhan vows to reverse state capture tide, revive SOEs

2018-03-06 13:48

New Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says his immediate focus will be on revitalising SOEs and reversing the tide of state capture that has gripped key sectors of the economy.

SARS must take some blame for revenue shortfall - Treasury

2018-03-02 12:59

The tax revenue gap is not only due to the poor economic cycle as SARS has asserted, but also due to administration and governance issues at the tax authority, says Treasury.

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