Eskom News

S.Africa seeks to reopen costly renewables deals to help Eskom

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa wants to talk to independent power producers (IPPs) about lowering the price Eskom pays for electricity from older renewable energy projects, a senior minister told Reuters, as the state utility struggles to emerge from a financial crisis.

Reuters , Africa Feb 17, 2019

DA unveils 'ANC has killed the lights' billboard amid load shedding

Johannesburg - Opposition party the DA on Sunday unveiled a new election billboard on Sunday, this time taking a swipe at the ANC over ongoing crisis at Eskom.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

DA launches new election billboard that targets load shedding

"The fact that Eskom continues to leave our citizens in the dark is further proof that the failing ANC is completely incapable of fixing the challenges at the ailing utility.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

'It is time to cut ANC's power' - DA

He said Ramaphosa’s announcement during his state of the nation address that Eskom would be broken up into three separate entities was not enough because the entities were going to be left in the hands of the state.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

'This is how we will keep the lights on' - DA billboard shines light on Eskom mismanagement

A stable, competitive and affordable electricity sector can become reality, says the Democratic Alliance, which proclaims it knows how to fix South Africa's Eskom.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

Eskom board a recipe for disaster without key engineering experience

Former Eskom Acting CEO Matshela Koko.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Tito Mboweni's Eskom nightmare

This is the colossal amount that experts say Finance Minister Tito Mboweni must dish out to Eskom in his Budget on Wednesday to keep the country’s lights on.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

RON DERBY: What Woolworths and Eskom can teach us about keeping our heads

RON DERBY: What Woolworths and Eskom can teach us about keeping our heads Many corporations have blown shareholders’ money following what in hindsight clearly were weak strategies in developed climes

Times Live , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

#StateCaptureInquiry shows how Gupta fingers reached into many pies

He too believed that his removal was due to his refusal to bow to pressure, and cited incidents where Ajay, Duduzane and then Eskom chair Ben Ngubane, threatened to report his lack of interest to the former president, inferring that their conduct had his blessing.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

Where were the unions while Eskom slid into darkness?

Opinion Where were the unions while Eskom slid into darkness?

Times Live , South Africa Feb 16, 2019