Eskom CEO plans operations overhaul with slower breakup mulled

2020-01-27 10:01

Andre de Ruyter, will this week present a draft plan to change how the power utility operates, as media reportw he’s considering unbundling the utility at a slower pace than envisaged by the government.

SAA must go into business rescue, Ramaphosa orders

2019-12-04 20:30

A letter signed presidency director-general Cassius Lubisi says developments have 'necessitated a change of approach' to address the 'dire situation' at the state-owned airline.

Suspended PRASA security manager to be reinstated

2019-11-08 19:24

CCMA finds Ernest Hendricks was unfairly treated.

Eskom tells senior managers unit separation to take 3 to 5 years

2019-08-23 20:13

Eskom has told senior managers that it sees the company being split into generation, transmission and distribution units within three to five years.

Eskom, Gauteng govt to crack down on illegal connections, supply problems

2019-07-18 20:11

Eskom and the Gauteng provincial government have agreed to work together to deal "decisively" with ongoing disruptions in the supply of electricity in several areas in the province, Eskom said in a statement on Thursday.

Eskom can't pay its debts. Bond investors love it

2019-06-19 16:40

South Africa’s state-owned electricity company is approaching R500bn in debt, and doesn’t generate enough cash to service it. Investors can’t get enough of it.

Bruce Whitfield: What we need to learn from Telkom fast, to save South Africa

2019-05-28 15:43

The desire by inefficient state enterprises to preserve jobs by making losses is in fact robbing thousands more of opportunities that we have not yet even considered.


Eskom, Treasury seek renewal of R15bn loan facility

2020-01-23 08:28

Eskom and Treasury are in talks with banks to renew a R15bn government-guaranteed loan facility that the indebted state power utility announced in February last year.

OPINION: Government should not intervene at SAA

2019-11-15 11:35

Boards and executives should be given the space to run struggling state-owned enterprises like businesses, says Busi Mavuso, the chief executive officer of Business Leadership SA.

Eskom, labour kickstart talks to save the power utility

2019-08-23 22:00

Eskom has extended an olive branch to labour unions on Friday in a bid to help rescue the struggling power utility.

Eskom begins 400MW power supply to Zimbabwe

2019-08-09 12:34

Eskom began exports of 400 megawatts into Zimbabwe on Friday, easing a protracted power crisis characterised by daily outages lasting up to 18 hours.

Charts that show the financial woes of SA cities

2019-06-27 20:52

The health of South African municipalities’ finances is deteriorating and instead of taking remedial action, staff at councils are threatening and intimidating the auditors probing their accounts and giving advice, Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has said.

SA's economy: Forget the war room. It’s time for a panic room.

2019-06-04 14:59

A righteous rage is fully justified, says Bruce Whitfield.

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