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Eye Witness News
In a nutshell: EWN’s exclusive interview with Eskom's CEO Brian Molefe gives his views on the Gupta family, the finance minister reshuf
In a nutshell: EWN’s exclusive interview with Eskom's CEO
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
Brian Molefe gives his views on the Gupta family, the finance minister reshuffling & nuclear power for SA. FILE: Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: AFP. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan,Gupta... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Eskom's nuclear plan is expensive and dangerous’ Eskom CEO Brian Molefe emphasised the need for SA to use nuclear energy sayin
‘Eskom's nuclear plan is expensive and dangerous’
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
Eskom CEO Brian Molefe emphasised the need for SA to use nuclear energy saying it makes financial sense. Picture: Freeimages.com. eskom,nuclear energy,Brian Molefe,renewable and nuclear... Read more
5h
Eye Witness News
PROFILE: Brian Molefe, the man at the helm of Eskom Gia Nicolaides gets to know the man in the hot seat at power utility Eskom.
PROFILE: Brian Molefe, the man at the helm of Eskom
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
Gia Nicolaides gets to know the man in the hot seat at power utility Eskom. Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. JOHANNESBURG - The 50-year-old CEO of Eskom has come a long way.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Eskom CEO warns the Guptas have been cast out unfairly Brian Molefe says the Gupta family have been treated unfairly, likening the s
Eskom CEO warns the Guptas have been cast out unfairly
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
Brian Molefe says the Gupta family have been treated unfairly, likening the situation to xenophobia. Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. eskom,Gupta family,Gupta,Brian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eskom Forges Ahead With Maintenance PlanPretoria — Eskom is progressing well with the maintenance of its power generati
Eskom Forges Ahead With Maintenance Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Pretoria — Eskom is progressing well with the maintenance of its power generation plant, it said on Wednesday. "Eskom is progressing well with the maintenance of its power generating plant while supplying the country's electricity needs. No load... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Molefe's Gupta lesson - don't offer people SA Finance Minister job, you'll end up in Saudi Arabiathe time‚” he continued. Molefe then commended finance minister Pravin Gordhan
Molefe's Gupta lesson - don't offer people SA Finance Minister job, you'll end up in Saudi Arabia
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 hours ago
the time‚” he continued. Molefe then commended finance minister Pravin Gordhan for his “excellent work in making sure that [SA's credit] ratings are maintained”. Molefe said that he wants to continue in his position at Eskom for the next few ye... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Employers in serious trouble as Numsa predicts 'volatile' season for wage negotiationsnot compromise our members‚" Numsa said. Among the employers facing these dema
Employers in serious trouble as Numsa predicts 'volatile' season for wage negotiations
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 hours ago
not compromise our members‚" Numsa said. Among the employers facing these demands are the motor sector‚ automotive sector‚ Eskom as well as tyre and battery manufacturers. "Collective Bargaining presents the biggest challenge to our members. We... Read more
9h
Eye Witness News
Eskom CEO defends the Gupta family Brian Molefe told EWN he's concerned about how the family are being treated b
Eskom CEO defends the Gupta family
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
Brian Molefe told EWN he's concerned about how the family are being treated by South Africans. Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. Gupta family,Gupta,Guptas,Brian Molefe JOHANNESBURG – Eskom... Read more
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11h
AllAfrica.com
Eskom, CSIR Sign PartnershipEskom and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have signed
Eskom, CSIR Sign Partnership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Eskom and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have signed a partnership that is aimed at aligning and enhancing interaction between the two bodies in support of national goals. The partnership signed on Monday seeks to... Read more
15h
Eye Witness News
SA can't do without nuclear power in the future - MolefeFirst on EWN: The Eskom CEO has discussed the importance of nuclear power in
SA can't do without nuclear power in the future - Molefe
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 hours ago
First on EWN: The Eskom CEO has discussed the importance of nuclear power in an exclusive interview with EWN. FILE: Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. eskom,nuclear... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom’s improved performance shouldn’t come as a surpriseOver the last few weeks and months, Eskom has been releasing regular system sta
Eskom’s improved performance shouldn’t come as a surprise
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
Over the last few weeks and months, Eskom has been releasing regular system status updates in an effort to provide transparency on our electricity generation challenges and achievements. These reports have highlighted our improved fleet system... Read more
16h
Mail & Guardian
SA to get new liquefied petroleum gas storage plant in 2014Corporation. South Africa is diversifying its energy mix away from electricity
SA to get new liquefied petroleum gas storage plant in 2014
Mail & Guardian / Posted 16 hours ago
Corporation. South Africa is diversifying its energy mix away from electricity to alleviate pressure on state utility Eskom, which is operating on razor-thin capacity. An estimated 3% of the country's 49-million people use LPG and the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
I’ve never been asked to be finance minister - MolefeFirst on EWN: In an exclusive interview with EWN, the Eskom CEO says he wants
I’ve never been asked to be finance minister - Molefe
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 hours ago
First on EWN: In an exclusive interview with EWN, the Eskom CEO says he wants to continue in his position. Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN eskom,Finance Minister Pravin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Power Demand Falls 40 percent As Industries Fall SilentWe have a deficit of 400 megawatts a day," said Mbiriri, adding Zimbabwe was im
Power Demand Falls 40 percent As Industries Fall Silent
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
We have a deficit of 400 megawatts a day," said Mbiriri, adding Zimbabwe was importing as much as 300MW from South Africa's Eskom to help cover the gap. The government wholly owns national power producer, ZESA Holdings Limited, whose capacity to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Say what?! Electricity and water prices drop in Johannesburgon practical measures to lower consumption is already widely available from Cit
Say what?! Electricity and water prices drop in Johannesburg
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
on practical measures to lower consumption is already widely available from City Power‚ Joburg Water and Eskom‚ he said. There are‚ however‚ a number of special stipulations within the City’s property rates policy which pertain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Lynne Brown Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Free State Premier On Eskom Municipal Debt and Key Projects, 24 MayProvincial Governments across the country to negotiate a payment arragement for
Minister Lynne Brown Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Free State Premier On Eskom Municipal Debt and Key Projects, 24 May
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Provincial Governments across the country to negotiate a payment arragement for indebted municipalities to settle their Eskom accounts. The MoU also provides for State-Owned Companies (SOCs) in the DPE portfolio such as Eskom, Transnet, Denel... Read more
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iol.co.za
R100m to fix Germiston power woesfeeders for immediate replacement to stabilise the network, as well as improve
R100m to fix Germiston power woes
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
feeders for immediate replacement to stabilise the network, as well as improve reliability and performance. Read also: Eskom: No load-shedding this year About R50 million has been set aside in the current financial year to upgrade electricity... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Eskom and the CSIR sign up to keep SA energy-securenext five years and is aimed at aligning and enhancing interaction between the
Eskom and the CSIR sign up to keep SA energy-secure
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
next five years and is aimed at aligning and enhancing interaction between the organisations in support of national goals. Eskom’s Group Chief Executive Brian Molefe said: “The partnership will further strengthen our collaborative relationship and‚... Read more
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iol.co.za
Batteries to be 70% cheaper by 2030needed. Read also: Solar power isn’t the answer, yet The intermittency of ren
Batteries to be 70% cheaper by 2030
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
needed. Read also: Solar power isn’t the answer, yet The intermittency of renewable energy and its unavailability when Eskom needed additional capacity during peak periods was the gist of Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe’s recent criticism of... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Power demand falls 40pct as firms closeWe have a deficit of 400 megawatts a day,” said Mbiriri, adding Zimbabwe was im
Power demand falls 40pct as firms close
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
We have a deficit of 400 megawatts a day,” said Mbiriri, adding Zimbabwe was importing as much as 300MW from South Africa’s Eskom to help cover the gap. The government wholly owns national power producer, ZESA Holdings Limited, whose capacity to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tenants' rights in untenable situationnot exceeding two years or to both such fine and such imprisonment.’ “(Only) b
Tenants' rights in untenable situation
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
not exceeding two years or to both such fine and such imprisonment.’ “(Only) bulk suppliers of electricity such as Eskom or a subsidiary supplier such as a local authority or City Power can disconnect the supply of electricity in response... Read more
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iol.co.za
67MW saved by swapping light bulbsCape Town - Eskom said on Monday that its door-to-door campaign to exchange old
67MW saved by swapping light bulbs
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town - Eskom said on Monday that its door-to-door campaign to exchange old-style light bulbs and non-working compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) with new CFLs had achieved evening peak demand savings of 67MW. This is enough to provide more than 80... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Likely spin ahead to pave way for exit of Gordhanor Oppenheimers or any other family business in SA”. Did he not do an amazing j
Likely spin ahead to pave way for exit of Gordhan
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
or Oppenheimers or any other family business in SA”. Did he not do an amazing job at the PIC? And at Transnet? And at Eskom (no load shedding for a year!)? In the meantime, the National Treasury will come under increasing pressure from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Electricity Demand Significantly Down'day we can go up to 1 200MW," he said. Currently, Mr Mbiriri said, the country
'Electricity Demand Significantly Down'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
day we can go up to 1 200MW," he said. Currently, Mr Mbiriri said, the country is importing between 50MW and 300MW from Eskom in South Africa to make up the deficit in demand for power. "We are importing 50MW during the day and 300MW during the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Sleep with one eye open, Pravinor any other family business in South Africa". Did he not do an amazing job at
Sleep with one eye open, Pravin
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
or any other family business in South Africa". Did he not do an amazing job at the PIC? And at Transnet? And at Eskom (no load-shedding for a year)? In the meantime, the Treasury will come under increasing pressure from various forces.... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Masutha: Gordhan did not order me to do anythingsystem to IIS. Another Sasstec company, SA Fence and Gate, has been awarded go
Masutha: Gordhan did not order me to do anything
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
system to IIS. Another Sasstec company, SA Fence and Gate, has been awarded government tenders worth billions by Eskom, DCS, and the Passenger Rail Agency of SA. SA Fence and Gate is an ANC donor and member of the party's Progressive... Read more
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iol.co.za
Big fat lipo lies, says angry Basetsanaevery kilo she’s put on or shed. This week’s been no different but the business
Big fat lipo lies, says angry Basetsana
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
every kilo she’s put on or shed. This week’s been no different but the businesswoman and her hubby Romeo Kumalo, a former Eskom board member, say they've had enough and are suing Drum for an article in the magazine's latest edition, headlined... Read more
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5d
Eye Witness News
New act sees cable thieves faced with harsher penaltiesCriminal Amendment Act of 2015 which could see him being imprisoned for a numbe
New act sees cable thieves faced with harsher penalties
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Criminal Amendment Act of 2015 which could see him being imprisoned for a number of years. In the most recent case from Eskom three people were convicted for the same crime and received sentences ranging from three to 13 years. The City’s JP... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EXCLUSIVE: Gordhan orders Masutha to cancel R378m IT tendersystem to IIS. Another Sasstec company, SA Fence and Gate, has been awarded go
EXCLUSIVE: Gordhan orders Masutha to cancel R378m IT tender
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
system to IIS. Another Sasstec company, SA Fence and Gate, has been awarded government tenders worth billions by Eskom, DCS, and the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa). SA Fence and Gate is an ANC donor and member of the party's... Read more
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iol.co.za
Basetsana fails to beat Drum over picFORMER Miss South Africa and prominent businesswoman Basetsana Kumalo and her h
Basetsana fails to beat Drum over pic
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
FORMER Miss South Africa and prominent businesswoman Basetsana Kumalo and her husband, former Eskom board member, Romeo Kumalo, on Thursday night tried to prevent the publication of this morning’s Drum magazine. According to their lawyer, Ian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gold Output Up 21 Percent in Q1 As Power Supplies Improvegrowth of the mining sector." The chamber last December facilitated the import
Gold Output Up 21 Percent in Q1 As Power Supplies Improve
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
growth of the mining sector." The chamber last December facilitated the importation of 300 megawatts from South Africa's Eskom. Small-scale producers delivered 1,876 tonnes compared to 1,215 tonnes during the same period last year. "Gold, which... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Pravin Gordhan witchuntto state capture, he will obviously be replaced by a man Zuma can trust, who wo
Pravin Gordhan witchunt
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
to state capture, he will obviously be replaced by a man Zuma can trust, who wont question things, and do as he is told. Such a man, it is speculated, could be Brian Molefe, the CEO of Eskom, with Sifiso Buthelezi, newly sworn in MP, as his de... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Bank empowerment deal likelythere have been reports that Dubai-based Abraaj Group is looking to make an off
Bank empowerment deal likely
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
there have been reports that Dubai-based Abraaj Group is looking to make an offer. On Tuesday an official representing the Eskom and Sentinel Retirement Funds said the funds would like to see 10% or more of Barclays Africa go to a broad-based black... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Eskom believes 5% pay hike offered to employees is sufficient The power utility however says it’s still open to negotiations. FILE: Power
Eskom believes 5% pay hike offered to employees is sufficient
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
The power utility however says it’s still open to negotiations. FILE: Power lines leaving Eskom’s Duvha Power Station, 15km east of Witbank. Picture: AFP. eskom,National Union of... Read more
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7d
News 24 South Africa
Ga Rankuwa residents happy following meeting with mayorwere separating street lights from household connections in Spoorview extension
Ga Rankuwa residents happy following meeting with mayor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
were separating street lights from household connections in Spoorview extensions 1 and 2 as the areas now fell under Eskom and no longer the old Bophuthatswana Electric Corporation. He said Ramokgopa promised to send engineers to inspect... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gas Statement Oil and Gas Councilup to 106 000 per year). To provide scale for context - this is equivalent to
Gas Statement Oil and Gas Council
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
up to 106 000 per year). To provide scale for context - this is equivalent to the current employees of Transnet and Eskom combined. Furthermore, in the shorter term the gas-to-power programme will also contribute to buffer economic output... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Energy On African Utility Week 2016 Conferenceof effort has gone into preparations for the build up of all the initiatives al
Energy On African Utility Week 2016 Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
of effort has gone into preparations for the build up of all the initiatives already rolled out by the national utility, Eskom. and the Municipalities nationally. We have just unveiled the South African Energy Efficiency Label and the Building... Read more
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7d
Eye Witness News
NUM rejects Eskom’s 5% pay hike, talks expected to fail NUM is demanding an increase of 18% for the lowest paid workers and 15% for t
NUM rejects Eskom’s 5% pay hike, talks expected to fail
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
NUM is demanding an increase of 18% for the lowest paid workers and 15% for the highest paid. FILE: Wage negotiations started this week. Picture: EWN. eskom,National Union of Mineworkers,Wage... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
NUM rejects 'with disgust' Eskom's 5% wage offer, demands increases of 15-18%The union took to Twitter with a series of posts under the #EskomPovertyWage ha
NUM rejects 'with disgust' Eskom's 5% wage offer, demands increases of 15-18%
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
The union took to Twitter with a series of posts under the #EskomPovertyWage hashtag to say it “totally rejects” the “poverty wage increase of 5%”. “NUM rejects with disgust a lousy offer by power utility Eskom of 5% and a sliding scale of between... Read more
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iol.co.za
NUM says no to Eskom’s wage offer- The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Wednesday said it had rejected “wi
NUM says no to Eskom’s wage offer
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
- The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Wednesday said it had rejected “with disgust” a “lousy offer” by power utility Eskom of five percent. In a statement, the NUM said: “This horrible increase will drive thousands of Eskom employees into... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ConCourt to hear Koeberg generator contract caseThe hearing is the latest episode in a six-year saga since Eskom said the gener
ConCourt to hear Koeberg generator contract case
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
The hearing is the latest episode in a six-year saga since Eskom said the generators were prone to corrosion cracking and would need replacement by 2018 as a "nuclear safety priority". Koeberg‚ built in the 1980s‚ has two nuclear reactors‚ each with... Read more
7d
New Zimbabwe
gold output up as ZESA behavesgrowth of the mining sector.” The chamber last December facilitated the import
gold output up as ZESA behaves
New Zimbabwe / Posted 7 days ago
growth of the mining sector.” The chamber last December facilitated the importation of 300 megawatts from South Africa’s Eskom. Small-scale producers delivered 1,876 tonnes compared to 1,215 tonnes during the same period last year. “Gold, which... Read more
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WA Today
Brawl erupts in South African parliamentof corruption allegations against him. South African President Jacob Zuma, rig
Brawl erupts in South African parliament
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
of corruption allegations against him. South African President Jacob Zuma, right, is shown around the headquarters of Eskom Holdings in Johannesburg, by CEO Brian Molefe earlier this month. Photo: Bloomberg The opposition party has previously... Read more
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The Age
Brawl erupts in South African parliamentSouth African President Jacob Zuma, right, is shown around the headquarters of
Brawl erupts in South African parliament
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
South African President Jacob Zuma, right, is shown around the headquarters of Eskom Holdings in Johannesburg, by CEO Brian Molefe earlier this month. Photo: Bloomberg Johannesburg: South African opposition politicians, who tried to disrupt... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Brawl erupts in South African parliamentSouth African President Jacob Zuma, right, is shown around the headquarters of
Brawl erupts in South African parliament
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
South African President Jacob Zuma, right, is shown around the headquarters of Eskom Holdings in Johannesburg, by CEO Brian Molefe earlier this month. Photo: Bloomberg Johannesburg: South African opposition politicians, who tried to disrupt... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brawl erupts in South African parliamentof corruption allegations against him. South African President Jacob Zuma, rig
Brawl erupts in South African parliament
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
of corruption allegations against him. South African President Jacob Zuma, right, is shown around the headquarters of Eskom Holdings in Johannesburg, by CEO Brian Molefe earlier this month. Photo: Bloomberg The opposition party has previously... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brawl erupts in South African parliamentof corruption allegations against him. South African President Jacob Zuma, rig
Brawl erupts in South African parliament
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
of corruption allegations against him. South African President Jacob Zuma, right, is shown around the headquarters of Eskom Holdings in Johannesburg, by CEO Brian Molefe earlier this month. Photo: Bloomberg The opposition party has previously... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
I cannot believe I'm being investigated Gordhanwith the "rogue unit". Gupta allegedly said that President Jacob Zuma would re
I cannot believe I'm being investigated Gordhan
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
with the "rogue unit". Gupta allegedly said that President Jacob Zuma would remove Gordhan as minister, and that Eskom CEO Brian Molefe would be appointed as his replacement, and ANC MP Sfiso Buthelezi as his deputy. The Daily Maverick... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Installing Steam Turbines in the Place of the Rising Sunexperiences hot summers. Kusile Power Station is a coal-fired power plant unde
Installing Steam Turbines in the Place of the Rising Sun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
experiences hot summers. Kusile Power Station is a coal-fired power plant under construction by state electricity utility Eskom. Development began in August 2008 and is expected to be complete by 2018. The plant integrates six generating units,... Read more
8d
News 24 South Africa
Western Cape ready for winter disasters, firesequipment? We were quite impressed," he told News24. Help was available from n
Western Cape ready for winter disasters, fires
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
equipment? We were quite impressed," he told News24. Help was available from national departments and Petro SA, Chevron, Eskom, ACSA, airports, the defence force and the navy. They were told about a pilot project in Drakenstein, where 200... Read more
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