Author Antoinette Slabbert


Eskom must stop overspending, regulator says

Energy regulator Nersa on Friday announced that it granted Eskom little more than a quarter of the 19.9% tariff increase it applied for, for 2018/2019, and in fact slashed its revenue to considerably less than it


Tshwane wins smart metering contract fight

The high court in Pretoria on Friday declared all the City of Tshwane’s agreements with PEU Capital Partners and its implementing agent TUMS constitutionally invalid. The court further ordered that R950m


Hearings to start as Eskom seeks huge tariff hike

Energy regulator Nersa on Thursday opened the consultation process for Eskom’s application for an average tariff increase of 19.9% by publishing the application on its website. If approved, the increase would apply to Eskom’s direct


Jo’burg speed cameras offline

An intervention by the Democratic Alliance administration in Johannesburg to clean up contracts with service providers has brought the electronic enforcement of speed limits to a halt and seriously affected law enforcement


Eskom CFO promises ‘tell-all’ report

Eskom CFO Anoj Singh on Wednesday promised to submit what he called a “tell-all” report about two trips he allegedly undertook to Dubai that were allegedly paid for by the controversial Gupta family. Journalists


Call for Naspers to unbundle Tencent

Albert Saporta, a director of Geneva-based investment advisory firm AIM&R has written an open letter to Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk accusing him of destroying R334bn of shareholder value since his appointment more than three years ago


Who really controls Naspers?

Listed printing and publishing company Caxton on Wednesday presented its understanding of the Naspers control structure which, if true, would mean the end of the Keeromstraat-Nasbel voting pool that currently controls the Naspers group. Caxton argued this


Eskom seeks 20% tariff increase

Eskom wants its clients to pay on average 19,9% more for electricity from 1 April next year and proposes that municipalities pay 27,3% more for bulk electricity purchases from 1 July 2018. This comes against the background of controversy about


We made a R30m mistake: Eskom

Eskom chairman Ben Ngubane admits in court papers that the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) rules do not permit the large pension payout the board tried to wangle for its CEO Brian Molefe

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