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Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has instructed Eskom to begin legal action against companies including consultancy firm McKinsey.
Lynne Brown instructs Eskom to take legal action against McKinsey

Friday 22 September 2017 12:30

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has instructed Eskom to begin legal action against companies including consultancy firm McKinsey.


Eskom has threatened to switch off electricity to municipalities that have defaulted on their payment plans.
Gauteng govt seeks to address municipalities' debt to Eskom

Thursday 21 September 2017 19:50

The Gauteng Provincial Government has taken over negotiations with power utility Eskom on outstanding debt by Emfuleni and Merafong Local Municipalities to avoid power cuts.


Eskom wants a 19.9% tarriff increase for the 2018/109 period.
Tariff hikes expected as Nersa, Eskom start consultation process

Wednesday 20 September 2017 20:17

The Nersa this week approved the consultation process for Eskom's 2018/19 revenue application for tariff increase.


Two-thousand workers downed tools at Exarro mine to demand a ten per cent salary increase.
Eskom urges NUM, Exxaro mine to end strike

Tuesday 19 September 2017 10:21

Eskom says although it has enough coal to operate the Medupi and Matimba power stations in Lephalale, it is important for NUM and Exxaro to find a solution to end a strike at the mine.


The case has been postponed pending further investigations.
Yende murder case postponed

Monday 18 September 2017 20:51

The murder case of slain Eskom employee Thembisile Yende has been postponed to November 15th.


Thembisile Yende's decomposing body was found in her office at an Eskom plant in Selcourt, Springs.
Yende’s murder suspect to appear in court

Monday 18 September 2017 07:32

The 43-year-old man accused of the murder of Eskom employee, Thembisile Yende, will appear in the Springs Magistrate's Court on Monday.


Brian Molefe resigned as Eskom CEO after former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela released the State Capture report.
Sadtu opposes Molefe appointment as PIC CEO

Friday 15 September 2017 05:32

A key public service union, teachers' union Sadtu, says it will oppose any attempt by government to appoint former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe as CEO of the Public Investment Corporation.


Eskom gave three municipalities until Friday to pay up or face power cuts.
Raymond Mhlaba Municipality to meet Eskom on outstanding debt

Thursday 14 September 2017 06:27

The Alice-based Raymond Mhlaba Municipality, the Eastern Cape Treasury and Co-operative Governance Department will meet Eskom in a bid to negotiate payment arrangements for outstanding debt.


IEskom says in the last few days it has been engaging the affected municipalities and the provincial government regarding the pending interruptions.
Eskom reschedules electricity interruptions to three E Cape municipali

Wednesday 13 September 2017 09:52

Eskom on Wednesday announced that it was rescheduling electricity interruptions to three Eastern Cape municipalities.


Cyril Ramaphosa says stolen billions must be paid back so that the country's SOE's could serve the interests of South Africans.
All state owned enterprises have been captured:Ramaphosa

Monday 11 September 2017 05:41

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says all state-owned enterprises have been captured, because certain families have been allowed to wreak havoc within them.


Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says corruption is eroding public confidence in the ANC.
ANC teams to investigate political killings

Saturday 9 September 2017 17:27

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that people will lose confidence in the African National Congress if political killings continue.


NPA's Shaun Abrahams says leaked Gupta emails are also part of the on-going investigations.
NPA appoints team of prosecutors to help investigate State Capture

Wednesday 6 September 2017 15:13

The NPA's Shaun Abrahams says he has appointed a team of prosecutors to guide the Hawks in investigating matters related to the Public Protector's State of Capture report.


The only provinces which have no municipalities facing disconnection are KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, and the Western Cape.
Lights out for 23 municipalities across SA

Tuesday 5 September 2017 17:57

Eskom recently announced the dates on which it is to suspend the supply of electricity to 23 municipalities.


The chairman of OUTA Wayne Duvenage says that they are also investigating the SABC, SAA, and Transnet.
OUTA laying charges against Eskom’s Anoj Singh

Friday 1 September 2017 12:07

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) announced this week that it has laid charges of corruption and financial misconduct against Eskom's suspended Chief Financial Officer, Anoj Singh.


D-day for Eskom's explanation on Trillian

Thursday 31 August 2017 08:13

Eskom has until Thursday to heed Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown's instruction to clarify its relation with Trillian Capital Holdings.


Brown gives Eskom deadline to come clean on Trillian relationship

Wednesday 30 August 2017 05:46

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown on Tuesday, gave Eskom a 48-hour deadline to heed her instruction to clarify its relationship with company Trillian, her spokesman said.


 Eskom says it is looking into the negative coverage alleged misinformation about its relationship with Trillian.
Eskom to meet on matters concerning McKinsey, Trillian Company

Tuesday 29 August 2017 15:47

The Eskom Board will on Tuesday afternoon meet to consider all matters pertaining to consulting firm, McKinsey and issues around the Gupta linked Trillian Company.


Emmanuel Masoka is being charged with perjury after confessing to the North West High Court in 2014.
Emmanuel Masoka’s perjury case postponed

Tuesday 22 August 2017 16:05

A case of perjury, linked to the acquittal of the former mayor of Rustenburg in the North-West Matthew Wolmarans, has been postponed to later this August


Eskom to sell surplus capacity

Thursday 10 August 2017 12:12

Eskom is to start selling more of its surplus capacity as new plants come on line.


Gigaba orders forensic probe into Tegeta and Eskom contract

Friday 4 August 2017 21:12

Finance Minsiter Malusi Gigaba on Friday announced he has directed National Treasury to do a forensic probe into Eskom’s coal contract with Tegeta Exploration and Resources.


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