It's not us: Eskom takes a step back from Zim power cuts

2019-08-21 21:40

South African power utility Eskom says it is not responsible for the power outages being experienced in Zimbabwe, saying it is supplying 400MW to the southern African country as agreed.

Zim says it has reached 400MW a week deal with Eskom

2019-08-06 21:30

The Zimbabwean government says it has reached an agreement with South Africa’s state-owned power utility Eskom for the supply of 400MW of electricity, starting this week.

Zim expects improved power supplies as it boosts payments to foreign suppliers

2019-08-05 11:24

A government official says the country will be making weekly payments to both expunge old debts and pay for new electricity imports.

Ferial Haffajee: Reading the signs, Eskom’s death spiral is about to speed up

2019-07-31 14:12

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.

SAICA: We are helping Eskom avoid a downgrade

2019-07-30 19:28

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.

GE, Power China win contract for dam on Zambia, Zimbabwe border

2019-07-14 08:00

Both Zambia and Zimbabwe are facing a power crisis as a drought has reduced water levels to 27% at Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made reservoir, a key power source for the two countries.

Good news for Eskom: World Bank says SA will save it

2019-07-02 14:38

The risk of South Africa’s struggling state power utility going bust doesn’t appear to faze one of its biggest creditors: the World Bank.

Ferial Haffajee: Does Eskom really need a Chief Restructuring Officer?

2019-06-27 13:15

Is Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan creating a Gordian knot at Eskom? asks Ferial Haffajee.

Eskom: 4 months later and workers still in the dark on unbundling - unions

2019-06-25 07:25

Trade unions have said that there have been no formal meetings with Eskom to discuss what the unbundling of the power utility will mean for workers - four months since it was first announced.

5 key things to know about Eskom - as Ramaphosa said it

2019-06-20 21:18

President Cyril Ramaphosa spent a large part of his State of the Nation address focusing on Eskom and how government plans to save the embattled power entity.


Powerless: Rolling blackouts in Zimbabwe hit businesses and jobs

2019-08-07 08:40

Low water levels in the Zambezi River have led to power cuts that are now hitting Zimbabwe's industrial hubs.

Eskom will be selling Zimbabwe electricity again soon – just as long as South Africa has no load shedding

2019-08-05 22:09

The utility has confirmed that Zimbabwe has made payment arrangements for outstanding debt and will be getting 400MW worth of imports again, but most of that will be on a "non-firm basis".

Eskom's revolving door: 10 CEOs in 10 years

2019-08-02 05:01

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.

IN QUOTES: CEO Phakamani Hadebe's parting words on Eskom as he bows out

2019-07-31 10:52

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 to pay Nedbank R900m in interest before month end

2019-07-18 11:48

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.

Electricity theft: No more Mr Nice Guy, Eskom warns

2019-07-10 19:21

Eskom will no longer be restoring power in areas where repeated failures are caused by electricity theft, the power utility has said.

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.

Eskom unbundling will go ahead, says Gordhan

2019-06-25 17:42

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan announced on Tuesday that Eskom's unbundling will go ahead and that there was no deviation from that plan.

Eskom's gain is SA's pain as investors balk at debt

2019-06-24 08:17

President Ramaphosa’s latest pledge to support Eskom is good news for the cash-strapped electricity company - but some investors are balking at the prospect of increased sovereign-bond issuance to pay for the bailout.

The only option for Eskom is one SA can't afford

2019-06-19 08:34

President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce measures to address the crisis at Eskom in his State of the Nation Address to Parliament Thursday, according to his economic adviser Trudi Makhaya.

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