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

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Eskom is now permitted to exceed the Kusile emission restrictions to decrease load shedding

By Zuko Komisa Eskom is now permitted to exceed the Kusile emission restrictions to decrease load shedding. In an effort to ease South Africa's severe electricity crisis, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment Barbara Creecy has granted Eskom permission to surpass sulphur dioxide emission limits at the Kusile power plant. Creecy exempted Eskom from amending its atmospheric emission license to incorporate these extra emissions from the Kusile on Tuesday, […]


Eskom loadshedding


Some recovery in generation capacity but Stage 4 loadshedding will continue

By: Natasha Archary While there has been some recovery in generation capacity, Stage 4 loadshedding will continue until further notice. This after Eskom downgraded loadshedding from Stage 4 to Stage 3 with a promise of moving to Stage 1 on Sunday, 12 March. However, on Sunday, the power's that be at the state-owned entity decided that the country will have to endure Stage 4 loadshedding. "Due to some recovery […]


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


Eskom says we could have Stage 1 load shedding by Sunday

By Zuko Komisa Eskom says we could have Stage 1 load shedding by Sunday. Over the weekend, load shedding will be decreased from Stage 4 to Stage 3, with Stage 1 expected on Sunday morning, according to Eskom. The implementation of Stage 4 load reduction will last until 5:00 on Saturday. Act 3 will then proceed from Saturday at 5:00 until Sunday at 5:00. #POWERALERT1Loadshedding will be reduced from Stage […]


Eskom corruption


Gordhan confirms de Ruyter spoke to him about Eskom corruption

By: Natasha Archary Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan confirms that Andre de Ruyter spoke to him about Eskom corruption. However, Gordhan claims that the former Eskom CEO failed to provide any evidence to support the corruption allegations. Gordhan claims he encouraged de Ruyter to bring evidence forward and approach law enforcement. In an interview with Newzroom Afrika, Gordhan said he didn't take any action to de Ruyter's claims because without […]



Mmusi Maimane’s BOSA lays charges against Ramaphosa, Gordan and De Ruyter

By Zuko Komisa Mmusi Maimane's Build One South Africa (BOSA) has laid charges against Ramaphosa, Gordan and De Ruyter. Maimane said on social media that he had opened a criminal case legally compelling Andre De Ruyter and Pravin Gordhan to divulge any and all on Eskom looting. He also mentioned that he had laid charges against the following Andre De Ruyter, Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan as well as […]


Eskom loadshedding


Loadshedding to be reduced to Stage 3

Written by Dohne Damons Eskom announces that loadshedding will be reduced to stage 3 during the course of the week. The struggling power utility says that breakdowns at Arnot, Hendrina, Medupi, and Tutuka power stations are the cause of the current capacity constraints. Over the past 24 hours, these power stations were returned to service. Stage 4 loadshedding will continue until 16:00 pm today. Stage 5 loadshedding will follow between […]


Eskom loadshedding


Eskom implements stage 4 loadshedding

By Katlego Sekhu This morning, power utility Eskom implemented stage 4 loadshedding until further notice. The under-fire power utility said it would publish a complete statement in due course. Earlier in the week, Eskom relinquished Andre de Ruyter of his duties as CEO of the power utility effective immediately following a special Board meeting on 22 February 2023,  Calib Cassim has been appointed Interim CEO of Eskom with immediate effect. Cassim was appointed […]


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ANC to take legal route with Andre de Ruyter over allegations of corruption

By: Natasha Archary The ANC has declared an all-out war against ousted Eskom CEO, Andre de Ruyter, over damning allegations of corruption within the party. De Ruyter who made explosive claims about a high-level politician knowingly looting from the power utility's coffers, was released from his role with immediate effect on Thursday, 24 February. This despite de Ruyter resigning in December and agreeing to see out his term until the […]


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Andre de Ruyter leaves Eskom with immediate effect

By Katlego Sekhu Eskom has relinquished Andre de Ruyter of his duties as CEO of the power utility effective immediately. Following a special Board meeting on 22 February 2023, the Eskom Board and Group Chief Executive (GCE) Andre de Ruyter reached a mutual agreement to curtail his notice period to 28 February 2023. Andre de Ruyter will not be required to serve the balance of his notice period but will […]



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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: 

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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. 

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3.2.4. KAYA 959 will keep records of all personal Information collected and the specific purpose for which it was collected for a period of 1 (one) year from the date on which it was last used. 

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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5.1. KAYA 959 takes reasonable measures to ensure the security and integrity of information submitted to or collected by this website, but cannot under any circumstances be held liable for any loss or other damage sustained by you as a result of unlawful access to or dissemination of any personal information by a third party. 

  1. Links to other websites

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  1. Queries

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