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Eskom celebrates 100 days milestone of no load-shedding

Zuko Komisa For the first time since 2020, state power utility Eskom has gone 100 days without imposing load shedding. Eskom expressed gratitude to the government, the National Energy Crisis Committee (NECOM), and other relevant parties for their cooperative efforts, which made it possible for the company to carry out its plans successfully. “Considering the Intensity and the levels of load shedding in 2023, the ability to get to 100 […]


36.15% electricity tariff increase


Eskom pushes for 36.15% electricity tariff increase

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock Eskom is reportedly pushing for a 35.15% electricity tariff increase for 2025, which has been rejected by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU). The proposed tariff increase was reported on by The Daily Maverick, and will take effect from 01 April 2025 if the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) approves. According to the publication, the 36.15% increase is the first […]


Eskom has announced a staggering loss of R23.9 billion for the financial year ended March 2023


Eskom obtains a court judgment against COJ and City Power for payment of R1 billion debt

Zuko Komisa image: Eskom Eskom obtains a court judgment against COJ and City Power for payment of R1 billion debt. The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) and City Power (CP) have been ordered by the Johannesburg High Court to pay R1.073 billion towards an outstanding electricity debt with Eskom.The decision was made in response to an R3.4 billion unpaid bill that Eskom filed a lawsuit against the city and its electricity […]


Ramokgopa celebrates


No loadshedding for 56 days? Ramokgopa celebrates

By: Natasha Archary No loadshedding for 56-days? Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa thinks that's cause for celebration as he joined Eskom employees at Medupi Power Station in song and dance to mark the utility's milestone. Ramokgopa who dismissed that electioneering was the reason for the lights remaining on, said he felt the need to spur the dedicated men and women at Eskom on for their contribution to the significant improvement to […]



“We are not yet out of the woods” – Electricity Minister applauds the work done by officials at Eskom

Zuko Komisa “We are not yet out of the woods" - Electricity Minister applauds the work done by officials at Eskom. There hasn't been any load shedding for at least 54 days throughout the nation. According to Ramokgopa, the diligent efforts of Eskom executives have played a significant role in the current enhanced energy performance in South Africa. The Minister gave a media briefing at Megawatt Park on Monday addressing […]


Minister of Electricity update


City Power owes Eskom over R1 billion

By: Natasha Archary image: Eskom City Power owes Eskom over R1 billion, leaving the state-owned entity with no option but to approach the High Court. In a statement, Eskom says City Power started defaulting on payments from October 2023 and no payment was received for March 2024. Eskom has denied City Power's claims of unresolved disputes regarding potential overbilling that dates back to 2021, and says regardless of a dispute, […]


Eskom loadshedding


Eskom CEO advises that Stage 2 load shedding is anticipated for winter

Zuko Komisa / Pitso Molemane Eskom CEO advises that Stage 2 load shedding is anticipated for winter. According to Eskom, load shedding during this winter will probably be "maintained within Stage 2." Group Chief Executive Dan Marokane of the electricity company made this claim while appearing Friday at Megawatt Park at the State of the System and Winter Outlook media event. According to him, the prediction was made that the […]


Eskom loadshedding


Eskom marks a milestone of 21 days (535 hours) without load shedding

Zuko Komisa Eskom marks a milestone of 21 days (535 hours) without load shedding. Eskom, the power company, says that while going 21 days without load shedding is a significant accomplishment, it is still dedicated to doing away with cyclical power outages completely. Load shedding, which has left many South Africans frustrated is a prolonged period of widespread nationwide power outages. It started in the latter half of 2007—close to […]



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POPIA ActTo promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies; to introduce certain conditions so as to establish minimum requirements for the processing of personal information; to provide for the establishment of an Information Regulator to exercise certain powers and to perform certain duties and functions in terms of this Act and the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000; to provide for the issuing of codes of conduct; to provide for the rights of persons regarding unsolicited electronic communications and automated decision making; to regulate the flow of personal information across the borders of the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


  • section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that everyone has the right to privacy;
  • the right to privacy includes a right to protection against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information;
  • the State must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights;


  • consonant with the constitutional values of democracy and openness, the need for economic and social progress, within the framework of the information society, requires the removal of unnecessary impediments to the free flow of information, including personal information;


  • regulate, in harmony with international standards, the processing of personal information by public and private bodies in a manner that gives effect to the right to privacy subject to justifiable limitations that are aimed at protecting other rights and important interests,
  1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1.“Personal Information” means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person and where it is applicable, identifiable, existing juristic person, including all information as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. 

1.2  Parliament assented to POPIA on 19 November 2013. The commencement date of section 1Part A of Chapter 5section 112 and section 113 was 11 April 2014. The commencement date of the other sections was 1 July 2020 (with the exception of section 110 and 114(4). The President of South Africa has proclaimed the POPI commencement date to be 1 July 2020.

1.3. “Processing” means the creation, generation, communication, storage, destruction of personal information as more fully defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.  

1.4. “You” or the “user” means any person who accesses and browses this website for any purpose. 

1.4. “Website” means the website of the KAYA 959 at URL or such other URL as KAYA 959 may choose from time to time.   

  1. Status and Amendments

2.1. KAYA 959 respects your privacy. This privacy policy statement sets out KAYA 959’s information gathering and dissemination practices in respect of the Website. 

2.2. This Privacy Policy governs the processing of personal information provided to KAYA 959 through your use of the Website. 

2.3. Please note that, due to legal and other developments, KAYA 959 may amend these terms and conditions from time to time.  

  1. Processing of Personal Information

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3.2. Where you submit Personal Information (such as name, address, telephone number and email address) via the website (e.g. through completing any online form) the following principles are observed in the processing of that information: 

3.2.1. KAYA 959 will only collect personal information for a purpose consistent with the purpose for which it is required. The specific purpose for which information is 
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3.2.2. KAYA 959 will only process personal information in a manner that is adequate, relevant and not excessive in the context of the purpose for which it is processed. 

3.2.3. Personal information will only be processed for a purpose compatible with that for which it was collected, unless you have agreed to an alternative purpose in writing or KAYA 959 is permitted in terms of national legislation of general application dealing primarily with the protection of personal information. 

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3.2.5. KAYA 959 will not disclose any personal information relating to you to any third party unless your prior written agreement is obtained or KAYA 959 is required to do so by law. 

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3.2.7. KAYA 959 will destroy or delete any personal information that is no longer needed by KAYA 959 for the purpose it was initially collected, or subsequently processed. 

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  1. Queries

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