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Netflix begins VPN crackdown

Netflix appears to be moving quickly to make good on a threat that it would cut off subscribers accessing its content from outside the territory in which they are located. Users in Australia have begun reporting that they can’t use proxy services and virtual

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Tsotsi out at Eskom

Eskom chairman Zola Tsotsi has resigned, the electricity provider confirmed on Tuesday. “It happened overnight following a presentation he gave to the board,” said spokesman Khulu Phasiwe. “He then told them that in the interest of the company and the country, he felt it

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Zuma looks to fix SABC

President Jacob Zuma is trying to resolve issues with the SABC board, his office said on Monday. “The president, who appoints members of the SABC board on the advice of the national assembly

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Medupi strikers fired

Eskom contractors have fired over a thousand workers for taking part in an illegal strike at the Medupi power station in Lephalale in Limpopo, the power utility said on Friday. “The workers were fired for embarking on an illegal strike

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Eskom warns of more blackouts

There is a high possibility of rolling blackouts on Friday, Eskom said on its Twitter account. “The load-shedding prognosis today [Friday] remains high and is dependent on the performance of the power plant,” the power utility tweeted. Eskom implemented stage

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More SABC directors sacked

Two more SABC board members were removed on Thursday, the public broadcaster said. “The SABC board of directors today [Thursday] convened a meeting to conclude the business of the special board meeting that was adjourned on 12 March,” the broadcaster said in a

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Eskom presses button on more blackouts

Eskom will implement stage two rolling blackouts on Thursday, the power utility said. “This is due to a shortage of generation capacity as several units are currently out of service due to planned and

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Stage two blackouts return

Stage two rolling blackouts were scheduled for Wednesday, Eskom said. “Eskom will implement stage two load shedding from 4pm today, which is likely to continue until 10pm this evening,” the power utility said in a statement. “This is due to a shortage of generation

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Eskom ‘not in crisis’ as chair stays put

Eskom board chairman Zola Tsotsi has not been removed, the power utility said on Wednesday. Eskom’s media desk was responding to questions on a report that the four executives, suspended earlier this month, were removed because they initiated an audit of the

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Eskom board wants its chairman gone

The Eskom board wants its chairman Zola Tsotsi removed, it was reported on Sunday. In a meeting on Thursday, all board members unanimously resolved to pass a motion of no confidence in Tsotsi

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