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Ramaphosa has got it wrong on Eskom: Expert

18 March 2019, 6:30 PM

Energy expert Ted Blom says President Cyril Ramaphosa‘s assurance that electricity supply in the country will soon be back to normal will not end the inconvenience and disruptions that Eskom‘s ongoing blackouts are causing. The power utility says it will continue cutting power until Wednesday as it struggles with capacity shortages. Eskom says it has […]

Mining production decreases as manufacturing shows slight improvement

14 March 2019, 7:41 PM

Stats SA data shows mining production decreased by 3.3% year-on-year in January as pressure on the sector continues.


Rand takes knock after Nersa increases electricity tariffs

8 March 2019, 5:36 AM

The rand has taken a 1.5% dive on the back of the European Central Bank’s decision not to hike rates and Nersa’s decision to allow Eskom a substantial 13.8% tariff increase.

Mabuza attributes electricity shortage to population growth

27 February 2019, 5:08 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza has attributed the shortage of electricity in South Africa to the rapid growth in population.

Most residents in Cape informal settlements have access to electricity

18 February 2019, 5:48 AM

The City of Cape Town says more than 97% of its residents in informal settlements have access to electricity.

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