No load shedding for the rest of the week, says Eskom

JOHANNESBURG – After days of rolling blackouts, Eskom said it’s managed to restore faulty generation units and can shelve load shedding for the rest of the week. However, stage two power cuts will still continue until 10 pm on Thursday. South Africans have been battling seven consecutive days of load shedding as Eskom battles to… Continue reading No load shedding for the rest of the week, says Eskom

Malema threatens to disrupt SONA if Pravin Gordhan is not fired

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema has threatened that his party will interrupt the State of the Nation address on February 13 if President Cyril Ramaphosa does not fire Public Enterprise Minister, Pravin Gordhan for misleading government over the situation at Eskom. Malema addressed a rally in North West on Sunday ahead of… Continue reading Malema threatens to disrupt SONA if Pravin Gordhan is not fired

Eskom’s proposed 16% tariff hikes, have your say

Durban – The public has been urged to comment on Eskom’s proposed 16% tariff hikes, energy expert Ted Blom from Energy Expert coalition has said. The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has called for the public to comment before January 20 as part of the decision-making process, after which Eskom’s application will be… Continue reading Eskom’s proposed 16% tariff hikes, have your say

Watch: Emergency services battling Pretoria West substation fire

Pretoria – Tshwane Emergency Merical Services (EMS) were battling a blaze at the Kwagga substation in Pretoria West on Tuesday morning. EMS spokesperson Charles Mabaso says the fire broke out at 3am. “Firefighters have been dispatched from around 3:30 and have been fighting the blaze since then,” says Mabaso. He adds: “The situation has been… Continue reading Watch: Emergency services battling Pretoria West substation fire