Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe. The list is filled with allegations you don't want a senior judge to face, writes Adriaan Basson.
High level clouds. Cool.
We chatted to the new spokesperson for Eskom, Sikonathi Mantshantsha, who relates how he became a journalist by accident, years before he began penning devastating exposés about the power utility.
No load shedding is expected for the rest of the week, despite scheduled maintenance of two major generating units on Thursday, Eskom said.
Business wants SA’s energy plan to be within direct control of the Presidency.
Rolling blackouts take a heavy toll on small businesses, so it's critical to try to limit damage, says Karl Westvig.
The Minerals Council of South Africa says Eskom has essentially made "an industrial policy decision" to downscale the mining industry.
Stage 4 load shedding shifted to stage 2 from 23:00 on Friday and was set to continue until 23:00, Eskom said.
Fixing loss-making power utility Eskom is complex and it will take time for the government and the company to agree to a plan, according to Moody’s Investors Service.
Jabu Mabuza is officially the 10th CEO to walk the corridors of the power utility's head offices in 10 years. On the back of Phakamani Hadebe's exit this week, Fin24 takes a look at Eskom's revolving door of CEOs and acting CEOs and where they are now.
Wednesday is Phakamani Hadebe's last day in office as Eskom's Chief Executive Officer. Here is a roundup of key quotes from his last presentation on the job.
Eskom is due to pay over R900m in interest to Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking before the end of the month, it said in a notice on Wednesday evening.
Most proposed solutions contain a fatal flaw, say Seán Mfundza Muller and Mike Muller.
Eskom says if it is not granted tariff increases it wants from March this year, its finances might collapse, triggering a national crisis.
There are too many fingers in too many pies and now they are being caught in their own webs. Even tender decisions need to be reviewed every now and again.
Zimbabwe has not been connecting electricity illegally "for years" at Eskom's expense, the power utility says, dismissing the claims as fake news.
As South Africa reels from persistent electricity blackouts, questions have been raised about why the Department of Energy and Eskom have not taken steps to procure new energy sources in recent years.
President Cyril Ramaphosa should replace the existing board with credible engineers and community representatives, says NUM media officer Luphert Chilwane.
Talks around restructuring Eskom's bonds must be approached carefully to avoid spooking the market, according to S&P Global Ratings.
If this is the best plan Pravin Gordhan and Cyril Ramaphosa can come up with after so many months, we should be very worried, says Ferial Haffajee.
Among the first items on the new Eskom Chief Restructuring Officer's to do list will be tackling the power utility's debt burden and engaging investors - and accounting body SAICA says it is standing by to assist.
Eskom will no longer be restoring power in areas where repeated failures are caused by electricity theft, the power utility has said.
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