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Minister of Electricity update

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Eskom refutes claims of an imminent collapse of national grid

By: Natasha Archary image: Eskom Eskom refutes claims of an imminent collapse of the national grid, assuring South Africans that there are measures in place to avoid the collapse of the power system. This after Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema on Monday, 15 May, warned South Africans that the country will be plunged into darkness within the next two weeks. Malema addressed media on Monday, 15 May from […]

today17/05/2023

Malema calls for accountability from non-performing leaders in the EFF

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Malema says the country will be plunged into darkness in the next two weeks

By: Natasha Archary Puxley Makgatho Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema has warned that the country will be plunged into darkness in the next two weeks because there will a total grid collapse. Malema addressed media on Monday, 15 May from the party's head offices in the Johannesburg CBD, where he claimed the ANC and Eskom heads don't want to admit to citizens that the grid is collapsing. "A […]

today15/05/2023

Ramaphosa denies abusing his power

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Ramaphosa: “South Africans would be first to know if grid collapses!”

By: Natasha Archary Image: File President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africans would be the first to know if the Eskom power grid completely collapses. This after the power utility proposed a new national standards document which indicates loadshedding schedules that go up to Stage 16. While Ramaphosa and Eskom have stated that the grid remains stable and that loadshedding is in place to ensure that it remains so, Ramaphosa was […]

today12/05/2023

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Eskom CEO travels to China as the country faces stage 6 rolling blackouts

Image | Eskom Acting CEO Calib Cassim /GCIS Eskom CEO travels to China as the country faces stage 6 rolling blackouts. Many South African were left baffled to discover that Eskom’s Acting CEO has travelled to China, as the power utility imposes a record rolling blackouts. Techcentral reports that Eskom Chairman Mpho Makwana said by phone on Wednesday, Calib Cassim accompanied South African Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on the […]

today11/05/2023

Andre De Ruyter at Parliament on Eskom Corruption

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Livestream: Eskom appears before SCOPA on Eskom corruption claims

The board of Eskom appears before SCOPA on claims of corruption. This forms part of the investigation of allegations made that former Group Chief Executive of Eskom, Andre De Ruyter made in an interview with Annika Larson. In the interview De Ruyter expressed his lack of confidence in the South African government to end corruption at Eskom. One of the biggest claims made in the interview was that Eskom serves […]

today10/05/2023

Eskom loadshedding

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Presidency likely to appeal court order for loadshedding exemption

By: Natasha Archary The Presidency will likely appeal the court order for schools, hospitals, police stations and courts to receive a loadshedding exemption. This after the North Gauteng High Court ruled that Eskom and Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan take all reasonable steps to ensure the order is put into effect. On Friday, 05 May, Presidency spokesperson, Vincent Magwenya said government will most likely appeal the order. Listen to […]

today08/05/2023

Minister of Electricity update

NEWS

880 SANDF members deployed to protect Eskom power stations

880 SANDF members deployed to protect Eskom power stations. The deployment of 880 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to guard several Eskom power plants across the nation has been approved by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, the National Assembly speaker, and Amos Masondo, the NCOP chair, have both received written notifications from the president. Also Read: Soccer commentator Baba Mthethwa reportedly gets married again The expenditure […]

today08/05/2023

loadshedding implemented indefinitely

NEWS

Stage 6 loadshedding back and here to stay

By: Natasha Archary Photo by Vladyslav Dukhin Pexels Due to the delay in returning nine generating units to service, Stage 6 loadshedding is back and here to stay. Eskom made the announcement on Monday, 01 May, following a long weekend where the stages of loadshedding fluctuated between Stage 2, 3 and 4. However, effective Tuesday, 02 May, the embattled power utility will be increasing the stages of rolling blackouts from […]

today02/05/2023

Minister of Electricity update

NEWS

Eskom appoints new Head of Generation, Bheki Nxumalo

By: Natasha Archary image: Eskom Eskom has appointed Bheki Nxumalo as the power utility's new Head of Generation. Acting Eskom CEO, Calib Cassim said the position was one the state-owned entity has been trying to fill for a while now. "It has been very difficult to find a suitable candidate that would hit the ground running. The generation recovery plan is in full swing. We needed someone that would passionately […]

today14/04/2023

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