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Eskom extends load shedding into Friday

State-owned power utility Eskom resumed rolling blackouts Friday after protesting employees blocked others from working and interfered with the electricity grid. Eskom, which generates almost all of the nation’s

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Eskom implements stage-one load shedding

Eskom confirmed just before 6pm on Thursday that it has been forced to implement stage-one load shedding. This is due to a strike by the utility’s workers which has involved “acts of intimidation and sabotage”. Spokesman

In-depth
New Eskom boss’s momentous little decision

It may seem a trivial matter, but the significance of the decision by new Eskom group chief executive Phakamani Hadebe to reintroduce weekly system status bulletins cannot be overstated. On Thursday, at the launch of the first

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Eskom heads to court to demand higher tariffs

Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza was almost apologetic on Thursday when he told journalists that the utility is proceeding with a court review of energy regulator Nersa’s decision to grant it a mere 5.23% tariff

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Eskom keeps wage offer at 0%

Eskom has kept its pay offer to workers at 0% in a second round of wage talks as the South African power utility struggles to strengthen its balance sheet. “We still are sitting where we are, at 0%,” company

Current affairs
Business confidence falls

South African business confidence has declined to levels last seen when Jacob Zuma was still the president. The index dropped to 96 in April from 97.6 the previous month, the South African Chamber of Commerce

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