Sunday Read: Load shedding through the years and how Eskom has struggled to keep the lights on

2019-03-24 09:28

It's been 12 years since South Africans first experienced load shedding. See the country's history of power cuts and the multiple promises throughout the years that it would come to an end.

Load shedding 'sabotage': Crime intelligence investigating Eskom power woes

2019-03-19 17:55

The police’s crime intelligence unit is investigating whether the rolling electricity blackouts are the result of sabotage by Eskom employees, sources tell News24.

I am in the dark over what went wrong at Eskom – Molefe

2019-02-18 20:51

Former Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe says he is "in the dark" about current problems faced by the power utility.

Chinese company pays R618m back to Transnet, more expected

2019-01-17 20:32

State-owned freight rail company Transnet has been paid back R618m by a Chinese company that it concluded a maintenance deal with in 2016.

Pravin Gordhan to appear before state capture inquiry

2018-11-19 07:38

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is expected to deliver his much-awaited testimony at the state capture inquiry.

Was Eskom load shedding sabotage to usher in Gupta-friendly execs?

2018-11-16 17:28

A bombshell final investigation report into irregularities and financial mismanagement at state-owned Eskom and Transnet has questioned whether load shedding at the power utility may have been sabotage.

Transnet overpaid by R509m for locomotives - report

2018-08-01 10:57

Transnet has paid R509m more for 100 locomotives after switching a supply contract to a Chinese rail company, according to a report commissioned by the National Treasury.

Damning legal report lays bare Molefe, Singh's roles in Transnet deal

2018-06-18 20:03

Transnet's former CFO Anoj Singh and CEO Brian Molefe either didn't apply their minds, or gave the board inadequate information on a controversial locomotive tender, argues a report by MNS Attorneys.

Transnet must 'lay criminal charges against Molefe', other Gupta generals - damning report

2018-06-17 06:04

A damning draft report recommends that Transnet lay corruption charges against four key players in state capture: its former group chief executive Brian Molefe, former chief financial officer Anoj Singh, board subcommittee chairperson Iqbal Sharma and Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa.

Brian Molefe petitions Supreme Court over pension payout

2018-05-16 11:18

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has petitioned the Supreme Court to appeal against the high court decision which ruled that he must pay back part of the R30m pension he receive from the firm.


IEC in talks with Eskom over load shedding fears on voting day

2019-03-20 17:28

The Electoral Commission of South Africa has expressed concern over the potential impact rolling blackouts could have on the looming elections.

Former Glencore CEO 'devastated' by Molefe's about-face on coal deal

2019-02-27 17:37

Former Glencore CEO Clinton Ephron has told the Zondo commission that he was devastated when former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe told him Eskom would not be updating the company’s contract with the power supplier.

Corruption Watch files Eskom board delinquency papers

2019-02-04 11:27

Civil-society organisation Corruption Watch says it has launched an application in the High Court of Pretoria to have former Eskom board members declared delinquent.

I have my lawyers and nothing to hide, says Brian Molefe on Transnet summons

2019-01-17 19:19

Former Transnet CEO says it is typical of individuals to put together flimsy summonses only to go quiet and non-responsive to them when lawyers reply to the summons.

Molefe mum on Zondo commission invite

2018-11-18 15:02

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has not confirmed whether he has been invited to appear before to the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture.

Best of City Press: Ramaphosa faces fightback, Post Office in R200m debacle, and EFF accused of gender violence

2018-08-19 17:04

In case you missed it, here are some of the best-read stories from City Press on Sunday, 19 August.

Why Transnet board committee's Iqbal Sharma must be prosecuted - report

2018-06-19 12:51

Iqbal Sharma, chairperson of the Transnet board's acquisitions and disposals committee had a conflict of interest in the tender to build 1 064 locomotives, according to a report by MNS Attorneys.

Best of City Press: Calls to charge Molefe and Gupta generals, Mahumapelo Jr’s R1m bursary, and even more Gupta collusion

2018-06-17 18:13

In case you missed it, these are some of the best-read stories from City Press on Sunday, 17 June.

A total train-smash: the R16bn 'Gupta premium'

2018-06-03 06:00

An analysis by amaBhungane's Sam Sole and Susan Comrie on how the Transnet locomotive acquisition went from R38.6bn to R54.5bn.

Transnet: Brian helped to loot

2018-05-13 05:52

A tender to buy locomotives for Transnet was inflated by R16bn, and split between four suppliers, one a Gupta-linked company.

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