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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, […]

today17/03/2023

Eskom loadshedding

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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. https://twitter.com/Eskom_SA/status/1634157466219937801?s=20 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 […]

today13/03/2023

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

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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 […]

today10/03/2023

Eskom corruption

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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 […]

today28/02/2023

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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 […]

today27/02/2023

Eskom loadshedding

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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 […]

today27/02/2023

Eskom loadshedding

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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 […]

today26/02/2023

legal route with Andre

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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 […]

today24/02/2023

Andre de Ruyter

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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 […]

today23/02/2023

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