Ramaphosa appoints Radebe, Hanekom in drive to raise $100bn

2019-11-04 20:43

President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed three new envoys, including two former ministers, to help with his drive to attract $100bn in new investment.

Mineral resources department facing as many as 70 legal battles

2019-09-13 19:58

Mineral resources and energy director general Thabo Mokoena told Parliament’s portfolio committee on mineral resources and energy that the department received nine judgments since January of 2018.

Who has resigned from Parliament so far?

2019-06-11 17:00

The weeks since President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his Cabinet have seen a steady flow of former ministers resigning as MPs.

SEE: These are the economic ministers who got the axe

2019-05-30 05:00

Apart from combining departments within the economic cluster, President Cyril Ramaphosa also made new ministerial appointments. Here are the ministers Ramaphosa dropped.

Andile Mngxitama ordered to retract from bashing Patrice Motsepe

2019-05-09 17:45

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama has been ordered by the Gauteng High Court sitting in Johannesburg, to refrain from continuing to accuse billionaire and mining mogul, Patrice Motsepe, of meddling in Botswana's politics.

Saudi Arabia may build new oil refinery in SA - Radebe

2019-05-02 13:45

South Africa is in discussions with Saudi Arabia about building a new oil refinery in the country, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said on Thursday.

Rolling blackouts could be a thing of the past in JHB, if Minister Radebe does his part

2019-03-28 05:00

In an environment in which national government cannot assure the country stable and interrupted electricity, it would be irrational to prevent Johannesburg from coming to the table with solutions, writes Herman Mashaba.

Maimane wants Radebe to allow DA municipalities to start tender process with IPPs

2019-03-26 18:21

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has instructed all DA-led municipalities to formulate and execute disaster plans to mitigate against infrastructural damage caused by load shedding.

Maimane: Govt should fast track deals with Motsepe and co IPPs to help ailing Eskom

2019-03-20 16:51

DA leader Mmusi Maimane wants the government to allow billionaire Patrice Motsepe and other independent power producers to contribute to the power grid.

Energy department survived its worst year yet, says Radebe

2019-02-26 21:32

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe said the lack of stability in the office of the minister, director general and deputy director general was felt in the financial health of the department as well as its state of governance.


Mantashe says former chair of Central Energy Fund resigned, was not fired

2019-10-03 14:08

This contradicts a previous statement by ex-minister Jeff Radebe, who said he fired the fund's former chair in mid-March.

Court says former energy minister Jeff Radebe's ouster of Necsa board 'unlawful'

2019-08-16 19:14

The North Gauteng High Court on Friday ruled that the decision by former minister of energy Jeff Radebe to remove the board of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) was unlawful

Seven ministries and five parliaments later, Jeff Radebe bows out of Cabinet

2019-05-30 17:45

After heading seven ministries in five democratic parliaments, Jeff Radebe said he was ready to enjoy the routines of “normal life” and immerse himself into new possibilities.

Shale gas ultimately part of SA energy plan - Radebe

2019-05-14 11:52

At the same time, he added, the fact that SA has an abundance of coal reserves cannot be ignored, especially since the price of coal remains relatively low.

South Africa signs for South Sudan oil block after $1 billion plan

2019-05-06 13:52

The countries signed an exploration and production sharing agreement for block B2, the second such contract since South Sudan’s independence seven years ago.

Radebe: We are pursuing an oil deal with South Sudan and it's all above board

2019-03-28 12:43

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has hit back at reports that a costly South Sudan oil deal was shrouded in mystery.

Coal Transporters Forum case against Eskom, Nersa dismissed

2019-03-26 18:29

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed an application by the Coal Transporters Forum against Eskom, Nersa and a number of independent power producers.

SA needs to spend R1 trillion to grow power capacity by 2030 - Radebe

2019-03-26 12:29

The minister also said municipalities should be encouraged to get their old or non-functioning power stations working again.

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe recovering at home after health scare

2019-03-13 17:28

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe is recovering at home, after reports emerged earlier on Wednesday that he had been rushed to hospital.

Fuel price cap research still in progress, says director general

2019-02-26 13:13

The Department of Energy's Tseliso Maqubela told Fin24 there would still be another month of collecting inputs to inform the research process.

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