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Eye Witness News
East London IDZ developing renewable energy projectsaccess requires full free movement #RandReport: Rand stretches recovery, stock
East London IDZ developing renewable energy projects
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
access requires full free movement #RandReport: Rand stretches recovery, stocks up as gold miners shine Dark days over as Eskom gets a grip on electricity crisis... for now Toyota recalls 3.37 million cars over airbag, emissions control... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Dark days over as Eskom gets a grip on electricity crisis... for now An energy specialist says Eskom’s managed to get some of its power stations o
Dark days over as Eskom gets a grip on electricity crisis... for now
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
An energy specialist says Eskom’s managed to get some of its power stations online. Eskom’s Hendrina Power Station in Mpumalanga. Picture: eskom.co.za CAPE TOWN – An energy... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Free State municipalities the worst payersbetween 2014 and 2015 were KwaZulu-Natal (0.5%)‚ Western Cape (3.9%)‚ Eastern C
Free State municipalities the worst payers
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
between 2014 and 2015 were KwaZulu-Natal (0.5%)‚ Western Cape (3.9%)‚ Eastern Cape (5.6%) and Limpopo (6.6%). Last year‚ Eskom threatened to pull the plug on most Free State municipalities after they failed to service their R2 billion electricity... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape mega-city plan favouredfailures.” Objections were received from the National Nuclear Regulator, Koebe
Cape mega-city plan favoured
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
failures.” Objections were received from the National Nuclear Regulator, Koeberg and the city’s disaster risk management. Eskom has also taken Anton Bredell, the minister of local government, environmental affairs and development planning and the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Smart meter fiasco in court after millions spentand suggested that Peu owed the city at least R855m at that time. Banda said t
Smart meter fiasco in court after millions spent
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
and suggested that Peu owed the city at least R855m at that time. Banda said the city was purchasing electricity from Eskom and then handed it to Peu to sell on its behalf. The city entered into the deal with Peu despite a warning from... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Disillusioned villagers field own candidateDispatchLIVEAyongezwa Lungisa said it was OR Tambo’s job to provide water. “Matters of elec
Disillusioned villagers field own candidateDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Ayongezwa Lungisa said it was OR Tambo’s job to provide water. “Matters of electricity are handled by local authorities, Eskom and the Department of Energy.” KSD could not be reached for comment at time of writing. — simthandilef@dispa... Read more
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iol.co.za
Exxaro needs funds for Matla expansionLarge capital projects at Matla in Mpumalanga “remain unfunded” by Eskom Holdin
Exxaro needs funds for Matla expansion
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Large capital projects at Matla in Mpumalanga “remain unfunded” by Eskom Holdings, Exxaro said yesterday. While the operation’s first mine has been idled because of a lack of funds, its second and third shafts will probably produce 8.5 million tons... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paying the Price for a Poorly Regulated Telecoms Sectorwas initially supposed to acquire state-owned network infrastructure belonging
Paying the Price for a Poorly Regulated Telecoms Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
was initially supposed to acquire state-owned network infrastructure belonging to Transnet and national power utility Eskom. This would give the company a critical backbone on which to roll out fixed-line broadband. Instead, government... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Botswana’s President Ian Khama: ‘Diamonds are not forever’why we have invested in logistics.” On specific failures, Khama singles out el
Botswana’s President Ian Khama: ‘Diamonds are not forever’
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
why we have invested in logistics.” On specific failures, Khama singles out electricity. “We used to rely on imports from Eskom in South Africa. When it became clear that Eskom could not adequately supply to its own market, and this made us... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Wind power generators save Eskom R300m in 6 months The CSIR is currently conducting research on the potential of renewable energ
Wind power generators save Eskom R300m in 6 months
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
The CSIR is currently conducting research on the potential of renewable energy. CSIR's Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz says solar and wind produces about 2 percent of power for the grid. Picture: Xolani... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ulundi, Eskom at loggerheads over millionsand September last year. Following an intervention by the provincial Treasury,
Ulundi, Eskom at loggerheads over millions
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
and September last year. Following an intervention by the provincial Treasury, a repayment plan had been reached whereby Eskom would stop charging interest on Ulundi’s debt and the Treasury would monitor repayments. But Godfrey Zulu, Ulundi... Read more
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iol.co.za
Exxaro wants money from EskomLarge capital projects at Matla in the country’s eastern, coal-rich Mpumalanga
Exxaro wants money from Eskom
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Large capital projects at Matla in the country’s eastern, coal-rich Mpumalanga province “remain unfunded” by Eskom Holdings, Exxaro said in a statement Tuesday. While the operation’s first mine has been idled because of a lack of funds, its second... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom warns political parties about postersand conductors. When someone gets close to them or touches them, it may result
Eskom warns political parties about posters
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
and conductors. When someone gets close to them or touches them, it may result in a flash-over or electrical contact,” Eskom warned. Only authorised people are allowed to climb or work on the structures. “Attaching posters to an electrical... Read more
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iol.co.za
Municipality, Eskom at loggerheadsand September last year. Following an intervention by the provincial Treasury,
Municipality, Eskom at loggerheads
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
and September last year. Following an intervention by the provincial Treasury, a repayment plan had been reached whereby Eskom would stop charging interest on Ulundi’s debt and the Treasury would monitor repayments. But Godfrey Zulu, Ulundi... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Renewable energy initiative powering nearly 200 homes in SAplants, which came into operation in 2014, produce about 96 and 97 megawatts of
Renewable energy initiative powering nearly 200 homes in SA
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
plants, which came into operation in 2014, produce about 96 and 97 megawatts of power respectively - which it sells to Eskom. A third power plant, based in the Free State, generates 75 megawatts. SolarReserve vice-president of development... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Cut out middlemanDispatchLIVEillegal izinyokas too – with the high electricity prices. Why can’t we as cons
Cut out middlemanDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
illegal izinyokas too – with the high electricity prices. Why can’t we as consumers not directly buy our electricity from Eskom like people from the rural and outskirt areas? They buy directly from the supplier and are getting far more units than... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eskom Presents Final Salary OfferPretoria — Eskom has presented a 7% salary increase across the board for its em
Eskom Presents Final Salary Offer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Pretoria — Eskom has presented a 7% salary increase across the board for its employees as wage negotiations continue at the power utility. Giving an update on wage negotiations with its three recognised trade unions, the National Union of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Eskom appeals to unions over salary increases The power utility says 7% is its final offer as it can't afford a higher incr
Eskom appeals to unions over salary increases
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
The power utility says 7% is its final offer as it can't afford a higher increment. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. eskom,NUMSA,NUM,solidarity,Eskom salaries The power utility says 7% is its final offer... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Eskom execs should decline bonuses‚ Reward Association saysDispatchLIVEBy TMG Digital For Eskom’s executives to be paid bonuses of R6-million “is con
Eskom execs should decline bonuses‚ Reward Association saysDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
By TMG Digital For Eskom’s executives to be paid bonuses of R6-million “is contentious and should be declined”‚ the South African Reward Association (SARA) said on Monday. The group said in statement that reports of “executives awarding themselves”... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Eskom execs should decline bonuses‚ Reward Association sayscreates a platform for radical elements‚ radical political parties and radical
Eskom execs should decline bonuses‚ Reward Association says
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
creates a platform for radical elements‚ radical political parties and radical politicians.” Bussin‚ however‚ noted that Eskom’s executive “do run their business as a business should be run”. They “are under continual scrutiny‚ pressure‚ risk... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eskom Donates Police Station to Mpumalanga CommunityPretoria — In an effort to bring crime prevention services closer to the people
Eskom Donates Police Station to Mpumalanga Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Pretoria — In an effort to bring crime prevention services closer to the people living in Phola in Mpumalanga, Eskom's Kusile power station has donated a police station to the community. The Kusile power station project, in partnership with KCW JV... Read more
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iol.co.za
The dark politics of electricitybecause municipalities that distribute electricity also set the tariffs, taking
The dark politics of electricity
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
because municipalities that distribute electricity also set the tariffs, taking into account what they have to pay Eskom. Municipalities don’t, for example, determine the policy or the budget for land reform, the allocation for social... Read more
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iol.co.za
NUM clashes with Eskom over executive bonusesJohannesburg - The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Friday accused Eskom
NUM clashes with Eskom over executive bonuses
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Johannesburg - The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Friday accused Eskom executives of paying themselves massive bonuses of R6 million each and then allegedly “leaking” a document of the payments to workers in a bid to “weaken” the union during... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
9‚000 people without electricity - because of thievesWhile its technicians subsequently managed to restore power‚ Eskom asked its cu
9‚000 people without electricity - because of thieves
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
While its technicians subsequently managed to restore power‚ Eskom asked its customers to limit their usage. "At around 04h37 this morning a transformer tripped at the substation‚ affecting 9‚110 Ivory Park customers. This was as a result of cable... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Eskom not backing down from R2bn claimEskom says it’s not backing down from its R2 billion claim against Optimum Coal
Eskom not backing down from R2bn claim
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 6 days ago
Eskom says it’s not backing down from its R2 billion claim against Optimum Coal Mine and will proceed with the matter in court. Gupta-owned Tegeta Resources and Exploration is prepared to fight the state utility over the fine it inherited from... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom sees deeper cost cuts after pay hikeEskom's spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said the energy regulator had recommended in 20
Eskom sees deeper cost cuts after pay hike
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Eskom's spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said the energy regulator had recommended in 2012 that it links wage raises to inflation. The present offer by the utility is above inflation, which stands at 6.1 percent. “The 7 percent offer we have in place is... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Bryanston and Midrand suffer electricity cutson William Nicol Drive northbound between Bryanston Drive and N1 are causing co
Bryanston and Midrand suffer electricity cuts
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
on William Nicol Drive northbound between Bryanston Drive and N1 are causing congestion in the evening rush hour. Eskom said in an early evening statement that it had experienced technical problems earlier in the day‚ resulting in... Read more
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ElectricNet
NOJA Power’s OSM Automatic Circuit Reclosers Passes ESKOM’s Environmental Testing At The Koeberg Insulator Pollution Test Station In South Africato protect electrical utilities distribution networks in any environment has be
NOJA Power’s OSM Automatic Circuit Reclosers Passes ESKOM’s Environmental Testing At The Koeberg Insulator Pollution Test Station In South Africa
ElectricNet / Posted 7 days ago
to protect electrical utilities distribution networks in any environment has been confirmed by South African utility ESKOM by passing arguably the harshest environmental ageing and pollution tests in the industry. Electrical switchgear... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ZPC Splurges U.S $50 Million Into Kariba South Hydropower Stationcover for the shortfall, the power utility is importing electricity from Mozamb
ZPC Splurges U.S $50 Million Into Kariba South Hydropower Station
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
cover for the shortfall, the power utility is importing electricity from Mozambique's Hydro Cahora Basa (HCB) and Eskom of South Africa at a cost of around US$0,15 per kWh. Relying on imports has left Zimbabwe in a precarious position... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
When will the ANC realise that SA is not for sale?the shenanigans of their President you would not be wrong in concluding that SA
When will the ANC realise that SA is not for sale?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
the shenanigans of their President you would not be wrong in concluding that SA is for sale - from the Arms deal, Nkandla, Eskom, Prasa, Ministry of Mining, to SAA, SABC, Russian Nuclear Stations and Denel: all are for sale to the highest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cash Boost for Kariba Hydropower Projectgenerating about 1 000MW and to cover for the shortfall, the power utility is i
Cash Boost for Kariba Hydropower Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
generating about 1 000MW and to cover for the shortfall, the power utility is importing about 300MW of electricity from Eskom of South Africa and 100MW from Hydro Cahora Bassa (HCB) of Mozambique. HCB is supplying electricity to Zimbabwe on a... Read more
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iol.co.za
NUM consults workers on Eskom wage offerto accept or reject the latest offer, but it was up to its members to decide.
NUM consults workers on Eskom wage offer
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
to accept or reject the latest offer, but it was up to its members to decide. “The NUM has noted the latest wage offer by Eskom of 7 percent across the board. The NUM is not in a position accept or reject Eskom’s latest offer. The NUM is going to... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Are the democratic gains of 1994 irreversible?there has been more than one revelation of irregular contracts involving the pr
Are the democratic gains of 1994 irreversible?
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
there has been more than one revelation of irregular contracts involving the president’s close friends, the Guptas, with Eskom and allegedly also with Prasa. In each case, the president’s son Duduzane is a beneficiary. If we ask whether the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Another axe fallsof our constitutional democracy. It is also behind the disarray in many state-o
Another axe falls
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
of our constitutional democracy. It is also behind the disarray in many state-owned enterprises - the SABC, SAA, Sars, Eskom, Parliament, the SAPS, Intelligence, the NPA, Sapo, IDIP - and the use of rogue elements to write fake intelligence... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Need for transparency on all Eskom procurement practices: Outalast year. Tegeta did not have money to buy Optimum mine from Glencore and the
Need for transparency on all Eskom procurement practices: Outa
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
last year. Tegeta did not have money to buy Optimum mine from Glencore and the Carte Blanche documentary suggests that Eskom may have given them a helping hand. Carte Blance says Eskom pre-paid Tegeta an amount of R586m to fulfil Arnot’s... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
25‚000 electricity users affected by Eskom fault in Tshwane protest areaThe transformer 1 AB 33 kV breaker at the Mabopane East electricity substation
25‚000 electricity users affected by Eskom fault in Tshwane protest area
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
The transformer 1 AB 33 kV breaker at the Mabopane East electricity substation had tripped at around 6pm on Tuesday‚ Eskom said. "This has impacted the following substations respectively‚ Vuka‚ Winterveld‚ Nonyane and Makgatho substations.... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Markets ignore Tshwane violence over Brexit – for nowcommittee is not helping the focus on domestic idiosyncratics. RELATED: 25 00
Markets ignore Tshwane violence over Brexit – for now
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
committee is not helping the focus on domestic idiosyncratics. RELATED: 25 000 in the dark as Tshwane unrest thwarts Eskom fix-it team “Nevertheless, we are increasingly concerned about the politically-motivated violent unrest occurring in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eskom Slams Western Cape Government and the City On Wescape DecisionPlan to amend City's urban edge was "irrational" Eskom has slammed Anton Brede
Eskom Slams Western Cape Government and the City On Wescape Decision
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Plan to amend City's urban edge was "irrational" Eskom has slammed Anton Bredell, the Provincial Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development, and the Cape Town City Council, for the decision to amend the urban edge to include... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
25 000 in the dark as Tshwane unrest thwarts Eskom fix-it teamEskom had to send a security team with its team to fix a transformer in the hea
25 000 in the dark as Tshwane unrest thwarts Eskom fix-it team
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Eskom had to send a security team with its team to fix a transformer in the heart of the Tshwane civil unrest that had plunged 25 000 customers in darkness on Tuesday. The transformer at the Mapopane East electricity substation tripped at 5.52pm on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
She's pink‚ she's small and‚ boy‚ she can fly! Flamingo flight stuns scientistsminor)‚ was tagged with a satellite tracking device at Delareyville in the Nort
She's pink‚ she's small and‚ boy‚ she can fly! Flamingo flight stuns scientists
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
minor)‚ was tagged with a satellite tracking device at Delareyville in the North West province as part of a project between Eskom and the Endangered Wildlife Trust to monitor the movement of flamingos and find ways of protecting them from collisions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Welcomes Court Verdict On Former Eskom DirectorFormer Eskom Director guilty of R65 Million fraud The former managing director
Police Welcomes Court Verdict On Former Eskom Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Former Eskom Director guilty of R65 Million fraud The former managing director of Eskom Mr Dawid Johannes Malherbe, 56, has been found guilty of fraud and money laundering by the Bellville Specialised Commercial Court on Friday, June 17,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Load-shedding is dead, but prepare for darknessof the end of load-shedding in South Africa on a recent visit to Megawatt Park,
Load-shedding is dead, but prepare for darkness
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
of the end of load-shedding in South Africa on a recent visit to Megawatt Park, Sunninghill. He proudly announced that Eskom was in fact so overstocked with electrons that they were now in a position to export to our neighbours. He also... Read more
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iafrica.com
Eskom’s ex-managing director found guiltyFormer managing director of Eskom, Dawid Johannes Malherbe, has been found guil
Eskom’s ex-managing director found guilty
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Former managing director of Eskom, Dawid Johannes Malherbe, has been found guilty of fraud and money laundering in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court following an investigation by the Hawks. Malherbe was arrested, along with another... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
So Here's What Hlaudi Really Had to Say About the SABC and Censorshipdirect. So now they are killing them systematically so that they can start up t
So Here's What Hlaudi Really Had to Say About the SABC and Censorship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
direct. So now they are killing them systematically so that they can start up their own businesses. Same thing happened at Eskom, they were killing it, and out of the blue, they told us that we need a nuclear build. And if you are aware, I'm sure... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Eskom not backing down from R2bn claim against Optimum Coal Gupta-owned Tegeta Resources and Exploration is prepared to fight the state-o
Eskom not backing down from R2bn claim against Optimum Coal
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
Gupta-owned Tegeta Resources and Exploration is prepared to fight the state-owned power utility over the fine. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN eskom,Gupta,Guptas Oakbay Investments,Eskom... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Former Eskom director found guilty of fraud, money launderingJohannesburg - The former managing director of Eskom, Dawid Malherbe, was found
Former Eskom director found guilty of fraud, money laundering
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Johannesburg - The former managing director of Eskom, Dawid Malherbe, was found guilty of fraud and money laundering on Friday at the Bellville Specialised Commercial Court, police said in a statement. Malherbe was arrested with another suspect in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
In Case You Missed It: Monday's top stories32-26 win over Ireland in Johannesburg. Gupta and Zuma-owned Tegeta Resources
In Case You Missed It: Monday's top stories
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
32-26 win over Ireland in Johannesburg. Gupta and Zuma-owned Tegeta Resources and Exploration is prepared to fight Eskom over a R2bn fine it inherited from Glencore when it bought Optimum coal mine. As Britons count down the days to a... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Former Eskom director found guilty of fraud, money launderingThe former managing director of Eskom, Dawid Malherbe, was found guilty of frau
Former Eskom director found guilty of fraud, money laundering
Mail & Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
The former managing director of Eskom, Dawid Malherbe, was found guilty of fraud and money laundering on Friday at the Bellville Specialised Commercial Court, police said in a statement. Malherbe was arrested with another suspect in 2013 after a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hawks welcome conviction of businessman for Eskom fraud‚ three years after arrestof the results‚ Malherbe immediately resigned‚" Lieutenant Colonel Robert Netsh
Hawks welcome conviction of businessman for Eskom fraud‚ three years after arrest
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
of the results‚ Malherbe immediately resigned‚" Lieutenant Colonel Robert Netshiunda said in a statement. The loss which Eskom endured was quantified to be in the region of R65 million. The Asset Forfeiture Unit has so far managed to recoup... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ex Eskom boss found guilty of fraud, money launderingMalherbe awarded tenders to his own company, Energy Utility Services, during hi
Ex Eskom boss found guilty of fraud, money laundering
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Malherbe awarded tenders to his own company, Energy Utility Services, during his tenure between 2007 and 2009 at Eskom. "The results of the internal investigations as well as the reports from the external auditors found that Malherbe’s actions of... Read more
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