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Eskom, government plans for Stage 5 and Stage 6 load shedding to stave off national blackouts

2019-03-19 14:15

Eskom and government have started planning for Stage 5 and Stage 6 load shedding, according to officials who say that there is a race against time to ensure that a national blackout and grid collapse does not happen.


He got out, shot her twice and drove off - eyewitness's dramatic account of Fourways shooting

2019-03-19 12:33

An eyewitness has given News24 a dramatic account of the shooting outside Life Fourways Hospital in which a woman was shot twice.


Jackson Mthembu confirms his eldest daughter has died

2019-03-20 08:18

The ANC chief whip has taken to Twitter to share the news that his daughter, 25, has died.


'If Rachel does not want to offer an apology, the legal route is still an option for us' - Woman at the centre of the Kolisi Insta-drama

2019-03-19 19:06

Channel24 reached out to Marike's manager Mr. Benade, who spoke on the Cape Town athlete's behalf, following the immense public backlash that followed Rachel's public accusations.


LIVE: Former Denel boss says he told Essa he could not continue meeting Guptas

2019-03-20 13:00

The state capture inquiry continues with testimony from former group CEO of Denel, Riaz Saloojee.


'I don't have my normal life anymore' - load shedding has South Africans fuming

2019-03-20 06:18

South Africans are fuming after Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said there was no magic formula to solve the current load shedding crisis in the country.


WATCH: Video shows Emfuleni substation explosion that left parts of Vanderbijlpark in the dark

2019-03-19 15:33

The Emfuleni Local Municipality has confirmed that an explosion occurred at the Town Main Substation situated in Curie Boulevard in Vanderbijlpar. Watch.


Load shedding 'sabotage': Crime intelligence investigating Eskom power woes

2019-03-19 17:55

The police’s crime intelligence unit is investigating whether the rolling electricity blackouts are the result of sabotage by Eskom employees, sources tell News24.


My f*k, ANC!

2019-03-20 05:00

The central message from the president is that there is a new sheriff in town who will not tolerate any corruption. The problem is that this is starting to sound pretty hollow, writes Melanie Verwoerd.


ANALYSIS: Load shedding - worse than we thought and here to stay

2019-03-19 21:51

“How long? Frankly…I can’t tell you when it will end...we’ll have a better idea in ten days, two weeks’ time,” says a senior government official on Eskom's power crisis that has led to several days of rotational load shedding.



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