Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
The chief executive role at Eskom, considered the most challenging job in corporate South Africa, is attracting interest from people who know how difficult turning around the debt-ridden state utility will be.
None of the renewable energy projects linked to African Rainbow Energy & Power were received directly from government, its founder and chair Patrice Motsepe said on Monday morning amid allegations of favouritism.
Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames told an energy forum that current changes experienced by the energy industry could “destroy many aspects of what we know”.
Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames says he was asked to meet “some people” who turned out to be the Guptas by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s adviser Siyabonga Mahlangu.
After lengthy delays in the commissioning of Medupi, South Africans are worried that its construction may mean high tariffs, Alec Hogg puts it into perspective.
Eskom interim CEO Collin Matjila is not interested in a permanent role to head the power utility, says chairperson Zola Tsotsi.
Eskom has appointed board member Collin Matjila as its acting chief executive to replace Brian Dames who is leaving the parastatal after 26 years.
The government needs to look into the supply of coal for Eskom, diversify its energy sources and allow private players into the industry, experts say.
Privatising electricity management will solve some of the country's energy woes, according to civil rights organisation AfriForum.
South Africa is likely to have adequate electricity supply in around two years, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames said he stepped down from the president's team of advisors on the power utility when a perceived conflict of interest arose and he wanted to maintain a high standard of ethics.
In a media statement on Wednesday morning, the Presidency said that Dames had noted concerns raised regarding a 'perceived conflict of interest relating to the scope of work and terms of reference of the Eskom Sustainability Task Team'.
Just like when you have waited an eternity for a bus, and two or more come at once, so it is with inquiries into state capture, writes Lawson Naidoo.
Outa is giving testimony at Parliament's state capture inquiry, focusing on corruption at Eskom.
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says a new Eskom CEO will be appointed in the next few weeks to replace Brian Dames, who stepped down in March.
Acting Eskom CEO Collin Matjila has stepped down as CEO of the Kopano ke Matla investment company, says Cosatu.
It is not true that poorer communities are only good for low-paid jobs in engineering projects, says Transnet CEO Brian Molefe.
Eskom and Business Unity South Africa want to ask the government for more money to keep the lights on and prevent even higher electricity price hikes.
Municipalities owe Eskom more than R2.3bn and the outstanding debt adds to the country's electricity woes, says civil rights organisation AfriForum.
South Africa's power supply remains constrained, Eskom CEO Brian Dames says.
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