The Numsa says it will join forces with its rival the NUM next year to fight against moves to privatise Eskom and other state-owned enterprises.
Botswana’s former President Ian Khama says he’s doesn’t doubt President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment to solving the country’s power crisis.
Eskom is currently implementing stage one load shedding which shifted from stage two at 11 o’clock on Thursday night.
The South African Communist Party (SACP) has called for investigations into the procurement processes at SOEs including Eskom and South African Airways.
The South African Communist Party has condemned the alleged sabotage at Eskom which contributed to the current spate of load shedding.
The National Union of Mineworkers has called on Eskom’s leaders to work on a maintenance plan, rather than blame the former leaders for the energy crisis facing the power utility.
Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer has apologised to South Africans for the embarrassment of having to implement Stage 6 load shedding.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says there will be no leave for key Eskom staff members until January, to ensure that South Africans have no load shedding on Christmas Day.
The power utility is facing a power electricity crisis, with the national grid on the brink of collapse according to experts. Click the link more more
The United Democratic Movement says the current load shedding is possibly in place to privatise Eskom. The party says the current rolling power blackouts are a slap in the face of the investment conferences that were hosted in South Africa.