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SA's biggest poultry producer

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SA’s biggest poultry producer reports R1.6 billion loss due to electricity crisis and avian flu outbreak

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock South Africa's biggest poultry producer Astral Foods reported a R1.6 billion loss for the first time in 23-years, due to the electricity crisis and the worst avian flu outbreak in years. CEO of Astral Foods Chris Schutte joins Kaya Biz to unpack the current operating environment and challenges that played a role in this significant loss. "The reality is that we had to cut […]

today21/11/2023

weekly grid update

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Ramokgopa to embark on follow-up visits to power stations

By: Natasha Archary Image: Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramakgopa Electricity Minister, Dr Kgosienthso Ramokgopa will embark on several follow-up visits to power stations this November. Ramokgopa will from Monday, 06 November be visiting Eskom power stations to acquire more insights into the challenges facing the power utility. The visits are follow-up visits to power stations that the Minister first embarked on when he was appointed as Minister in the Presidency in […]

today06/11/2023

completely inappropriate

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DA not convinced Ramokgopa will solve electricity crisis

By: Natasha Archary The Democratic Alliance (DA) is not convinced the new Minister of Electricity, Kgosientsho 'Sputla' Ramokgopa, will solve the electricity crisis. DA leader John Steenhuisen said President Ramaphosa just extended the Cabinet instead of cutting costs. Steenhuisen reiterated that each Cabinet post costs the taxpayer an estimated R37 million a year. "It is simply unfathomable that the President can push this cost onto the South African taxpayer while […]

today07/03/2023

R80 million

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Ramaphosa still mum about power crisis as economy buckles

By: Natasha Archary President Cyril Ramaphosa who was supposed to address the alarming power crisis upon his return to the country, is instead silent on the matter, as the economy buckles. Three days since returning from the UK after attending Queen Elizabeth II's funeral, Rampahosa has left South Africans in the dark with no answers as to what his plans are to deal with the power crisis. With Eskom pushing […]

today22/09/2022

electricity crisis

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Ramaphosa on electricity crisis, ‘measures in place to address power shortfall’

By: Natasha Archary President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has taken several important steps to address the electricity crisis. After 45-days of consecutive loadshedding by Eskom in varying stages, the President has finally shared his thoughts on the matter. Ramaphosa broke his silence on the past two weeks of rolling blackouts at Stage 6, where over 18,000 MW of generation capacity has escalated the power crisis. First said to be brought […]

today12/07/2022

Pravin must go

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Wits students chant ‘Pravin must go!’ at lecture

By: Natasha Archary Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan was shown the door at a public lecture that was held at Wits University on Thursday night. Students disrupted the lecture chanting, 'Pravin must go!', when Gordhan failed to answer their questions on the current electricity crisis in the country. Gordhan used State Capture as his trump card yet again, and did not take accountability for the crumbling house of cards that […]

today08/07/2022

Pravin Gordhan's excuses

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Kaya Drive: Pravin Gordhan ropes in ex-Eskom CEOs to help with power crisis

By: Natasha Archary When he's not praising Eskom executives during the worst era of rolling blackouts the country has ever experienced, Pravin Gordhan contradicts himself. This after he shared that ex-Eskom CEOs were going to be brought in to help with the country's dire power crisis. With loadshedding only getting worse, the Public Enterprises Minister is not against roping in former Eskom heavyweights to help with the skills shortage at […]

today06/07/2022

Candles darkness loadshedding

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Loadshedding: Ramaphosa keeping tabs on Eskom

By Kaya 959 Reporter President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government is keeping tabs on the ongoing electricity crisis in the country. He says loadshedding is having a major impact not only on individuals but also on the economy. Speaking at a media briefing on Monday, Ramaphosa says the issue of electricity is on their radar. "We are looking at precisely what is happening and how the executives and board [are] […]

today09/11/2021

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