Some peace of mind for South Africans as Eskom promises no load shedding in the build-up to Christmas. The power utility says despite a constrained and vulnerable system, scheduled power cuts are so far not on the cards. It says there is a drop in demand during the holiday period and some[…]
A fire at Eskom’s Majuba power station has been extinguished. There were no injuries reported. READ: Police investigating suspected sabotage at Eskom The power utility said in a statement that coal delivery to the power station has been impacted. The cause of the fire remains unknown. Eskom says the facility has[…]
A case of suspected sabotage at Eskom has been opened at the Standerton police station. The presidency made the announcement after President Cyril Ramaphosa’s keynote address at Reconciliation Day celebrations in KwaZulu-Natal. Last week, Ramaphosa said that sabotage at Eskom had resulted in a loss of 2,000 megawatts which led to power outages[…]
Images of burned-out electricity generation equipment at Venezuela’s biggest hydroelectric power plant were posted by the country’s communications minister on Twitter, as Caracas blamed arsonists for a crippling power blackout. A large-scale blackout hit Caracas and nearly a dozen Venezuelan states on Monday afternoon, bringing public transport to a near-standstill.[…]
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said two would-be saboteurs have been caught “in flagrante delicto” trying to take down the communications system of the Guri hydroelectric dam. Investigation into who sent them is underway. Authorities reportedly apprehended the two “material” perpetrators of the vandalism in the midst of interfering with[…]
Metrorail Western Cape on Monday offered a R100 000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the people behind the torching of 25 of its carriages and a station this year. “Investigations and intelligence point to orchestrated sabotage within the Western Cape rail network, causing millions of rand in[…]
One of the ships taking part in a flotilla headed towards Gaza strip was sabotaged south of Crete, an activist aboard one of the ships said Thursday. Israeli-born Swedish activist Dror Feiler told Nazareth-based al-Shams radio that the ship had been sabotaged by professionals, and would have sunk if sailed[…]
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