The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) want Eskom Chief Operations Officer Jan Oberlhozer removed for allegedly ‘using the power utility to enrich himself, his businesses, and relatives.’
Tributes are pouring in for former Eskom CEO, Dr Ian McRea who died on Sunday at the age of 90.
Eskom says it has nothing further to add regarding allegations of corruption and dishonesty against its Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jan Oberholzer.
Eskom will resume stage 2 load shedding at 8am on Sunday morning. This as the power utility continues to struggle with a severely constrained generation system.
The Congress of the People (COPE) has slammed Eskom’s latest round of nationwide load shedding.
Eskom will resume Stage 2 load shedding at 9am from Saturday morning after suspending it at 10pm on Friday night.
Eskom has implemented Stage 2 load shedding which started at midday. This is due to an increase in plant breakdowns leading to the loss of more than 3000 megawatts of capacity.
Eskom has warned that there may be delays in restoring power to areas without electricity.
Eskom has urged customers to use electricity sparingly after two generation units tripped at the Medupi and Tutuka power stations on Tuesday.
Eskom says it has reached agreements with four municipalities from the Northern Cape that were due for scheduled electricity supply interruptions from Wednesday due to outstanding debts.