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Debates on the privatisation of Eskom were misguided as cabinet has not discussed privatisation of the power utility, said public enterprises minister Lynne Brown. “I want to indicate that there is a portfolio of options for the inter-ministerial task team to consider. To my knowledge, cabinet has not discussed the matter of privatisation

Eskom warned that load shedding may worsen this winter as the power utility battles with electricity outages caused by problems with its ageing infrastructure. Speaking at a joint meeting of parliament’s portfolio committees on energy and public enterprises

Eskom will know by September how government plans to help it remain financially sustainable, public enterprises minister Lynne Brown told MPs on Tuesday. Addressing parliament’s portfolio committees on energy and public enterprises, Brown said an inter-governmental task team had come up with several options for Eskom’s financial problems

South Africa’s power system will remain in peril during winter, acting Eskom CEO Collin Matjila said on Thursday. “The country still remains vulnerable and it will be the same during winter,” Matjila told reporters in Johannesburg. “While we continue with maintenance as part of our strategy to have remaining