In a statement on Wednesday morning, Eskom warned that Stage 2 load shedding could be implemented from 9:00 to 23:00 today. Eskom said that it is experiencing a “shortage of capacity”, and that more details will follow. FIND: Your load shedding schedule Stage 2 load shedding allows for 2 000 MW[…]
Eskom says that based on legal advice it has received, a law firm seeking to initiate a class action suit against it on behalf of companies which have been affected by load shedding, has little ground to stand on. Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said that the legal advice the power[…]
Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe has resigned. Phasiwe took to WhatsApp to announce his resignation. At 04:28 on Friday morning, Phasiwe posted a verse from the Bible in a media WhatsApp group: “2 Timothy 4:6. For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure[…]
The scourge of load shedding in 2008 was manufactured for financial gain, when Eskom paid exorbitantly for emergency coal contracts. This damning revelation, which was officially tabled in 2017 to the president of South Africa at the time, Jacob Zuma, has resurfaced in the wake of renewed incompetence embattling Eskom,[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government will go after people who stole money from Eskom, promising that “we will get our money back”. Speaking in dialogue with the Hellenic, Italian and Portuguese communities in Germiston on Tuesday evening, Ramaphosa said there was a combination of problems that led to stage[…]
Eskom will implement Stage 2 load shedding on Friday due to a shortage of capacity, the power utility said. In a statement issued on Thursday evening, Eskom said Stage 2 load shedding would be implemented from 09:00 to 23:00 on Friday. This is the first time in almost a week[…]
As government entities scramble to find solutions to the crisis at Eskom, the country has been plunged into “rotational” darkness. Frequent load shedding has not only impacted everyday life but also small businesses that are thriving in an already ailing economy. The chairperson of the Athlone Business partnership Ronald Camphor[…]
Click here to watch Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Tuesday that the department and Eskom understood how frustrating load shedding was and that the embattled power utility would get it right in the next few years. Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan. [Image Source: News24] Gordhan, Eskom board[…]
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Eskom board chairperson Jabu Mabuza will brief the media on the current electricity supply problems that the country is currently experiencing on Tuesday morning. The briefing will take place in Rosebank, north of Johannesburg. Eskom says it will continue to implement stage 4 loadshedding, as large parts of[…]
Eskom has announced that South Africans will face a full day of Stage 4 load shedding on Monday as it battles a shortage of capacity. The power utility implemented Stage 4 load shedding on Sunday. It said rotational power cuts would continue throughout the night at Stage 2 level until[…]
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