Eskom has confirmed it has started to sell large quantities of electricity to Zimbabwe again, fully reinstating a power export arrangement it had curtailed after the country failed to pay its debts.
Zimbabwe will ramp up its electricity imports over the next few weeks, potentially easing rolling power cuts, after it agreed to make payments to clear its debt to a regional power utility, a treasury official said on Monday.
The community of Ivory Park, north of Johannesburg, has threatened to march to the Eskom head office in Sunninghill if power is not restored to the area soon
Learners from George in the Southern Cape performed industrial theatre pieces at the local Arts Theatre this past week, to bring home the message of energy efficiency.
The desperate need for land, proper housing and basic services is leading to increased levels of tension, including protest action, in some parts of the country.