No load shedding planned over New Year's festivities

2019-12-31 10:48

The power utility says the system 'continues to be vulnerable and unpredictable'.

Load shedding could last for days

2019-10-16 18:13

A number of problems have hit Eskom's plants.

Load shedding: Over 400 organisations, small businesses join class action against Eskom

2019-05-06 20:10

Despite a previous statement by Eskom that a class action against it over load shedding has little basis, the law firm arranging the suit believes that there is a viable case and has been approached by over 400 organisations who want to make a claim against the power utility.

Eskom: Colder weather signals load shedding risk this week

2019-04-08 16:14

Eskom has warned the electricity system is tight this week and is encouraging consumers to use less.

SA you are not alone, even Eskom's headquarters are being load shed

2019-03-21 15:00

A note sent to Eskom's staff reveals that the power utility's headquarters are not immune to load shedding either.

Gordhan: New Eskom board appointments will be made soon to help with turnaround

2019-02-21 17:32

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told members of Parliament that government will appoint additional members to Eskom's board soon. He said these would be people who have engineering skills and experience in turning around ailing institutions.

Maimane: Save Eskom by privatising it

2019-02-14 18:42

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called for the privatisation of Eskom, while President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured it will remain state-owned.

Load shedding: This is an emergency - Gordhan

2019-02-13 15:02

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said that no one could have anticipated the re-emergence of load shedding four days ago, referring to the present state of Eskom as an "emergency".

Eskom 'technically insolvent', won't last beyond April 2019 - committee hears

2019-02-13 10:51

If Eskom continues on its current trajectory, it won't last beyond April 2019, the portfolio committee on public enterprises has heard.

Load shedding bad news for jobs, investment, food prices

2019-02-11 15:36

The re-emergence of load shedding will negatively impact costs in the agriculture and industrial sectors, possibly deterring investors and leading to job shedding, various industry representatives have warned.


UPDATE: Eskom denies sidelining Free State municipality

2019-10-28 06:15

The power utility has denied that it will supply businesses in Harrismith directly with power as part of a new deal with local businesses.

ANALYSIS: Time's up for Eskom – unbundling must happen in 2 years

2019-07-02 05:00

There is no more time for ideological debates when it comes to reforms for the power utility, those close to the process say.

Load shedding is tripping up banking – FNB CEO

2019-04-16 07:00

FNB has gone from storing flamingo feathers in the 1800s to modern-day fintech, but its digital plans could be scuppered by load shedding.

Eskom to implement Stage 2 load shedding on Friday

2019-03-21 21:42

Eskom will implement Stage 2 load shedding on Friday.

Eskom announces 'high risk' of Stage 1 load shedding for Thursday

2019-02-28 13:09

Eskom has announced the risk of Stage 1 load shedding from 14:00 to 22:00 on Thursday.

Load shedding: This is how Eskom plans to turn things around

2019-02-16 09:57

A look at the nine-point plan that Eskom hopes will turn its fortunes around.

Ramaphosa: Load shedding a 'hugely damaging reality check'

2019-02-14 15:31

President Cyril Ramaphosa said there is no single solution to Eskom's crisis.

Gordhan: Those responsible for Eskom's failures may soon be in 'orange uniforms'

2019-02-13 12:57

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says that government will step in to help Eskom deal with its financial problem, but the intention is not for the power utility to burden the fiscus over the medium term.

Gordhan: Ramaphosa never said Eskom would be privatised

2019-02-12 18:41

MPs bashed president Cyril Ramaphosa's plans to unbundle Eskom, some of which have said it has come too late while others have called it a guise for privatisation.

Africa has more large businesses than expected

2016-05-13 15:47

McKinsey & Company has identified 700 African firms with annual sales of more than $500m, many of which are growing and reinvesting.

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