Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
Eskom is not planning load shedding in September and October, the power utility has said.
SA will know more about the current status of the country's electricity supply on Wednesday, when Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza will address media.
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa heard calls to launch its own probe into Eskom during public hearings on Monday.
Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has apologised to South Africans for what he called "avoidable challenges" such as load shedding.
Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says the power utility's coal stocks will likely improve from the end of the year, after a tough year of doing business with Tegeta.
The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority is owing Eskom R443m for power supply as at 2 December, according to Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.
Thousands of Gauteng residents are set to receive smart prepaid electricity meters as part of Eskom’s plan to improve cash flow.
Gauteng's current heatwave has not affected power consumption during the critical peak period as demand decreases as soon as the sun sets, says Eskom.
Zambian power companies will cut electricity supply to mining firms by 30% due to a power deficit which threatens to bring the economy to its knees.
Some questionable public statements by Eskom’s Brian Molefe make one wonders whether he is receiving sound information from his executive team, says Chris Yelland.
Eskom Chairperson Jabu Mabuza says construction on power plants Medupi and Kusile will go ahead as the cost of halting the projects will not benefit the economy.
Power has been restored to most suburbs affected by the earlier outage in Johannesburg, City Power Jhb has said.
Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has said that higher tariffs will not solve Eskom's debt problems, entirely.
The state power utility says while it boosted coal stock levels and carried out maintenance at power stations over the festive period, but there's still no guarantee there won't be load shedding later in January.
While coal supplies can be supplemented short-term, Eskom faces structural problems that left its ability to supply power at its lowest in years.
Eskom had a debt of R333 billion at the end of last year, according to a written parliamentary reply by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Browne.
Power utility Eskom says it plans to take advantage of lower demand over the festive season ramp up maintenance without load shedding.
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Eskom says it aims to borrow a further R55bn and turn its government debt into equity as it looks to boost generating capacity amid chronic power cuts.
Construction workers are continuing their stay-away at Medupi power station as Eskom warns that load shedding throughout the week is highly likely.
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