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Eye Witness News
Eskom lays out plans to minimise load shedding Acting CEO Brian Molefe says Eskom not implementing load shedding for 27 days
Eskom lays out plans to minimise load shedding
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 hours ago
Acting CEO Brian Molefe says Eskom not implementing load shedding for 27 days is a sign of stability. FILE: Last month the first of six generating units at the Medupi Power Station came into operation... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chance of power cuts next weekINDEPENDENT MEDIAEskom's acting chief executive, Brian Molefe. File picture: Si
Chance of power cuts next week
iol.co.za / Posted 11 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAEskom's acting chief executive, Brian Molefe. File picture: Simphiwe Mbokazi Parliament - After a run of 25 days without loadshedding, there was chance that Eskom could schedule level one outages in the next week as it tackles major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Energy War Room a SuccessCape Town — Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says the work of the war ro
Energy War Room a Success
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Cape Town — Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says the work of the war room set up to tackle the country's energy challenges has led to Eskom going for over 25 days without implementing load shedding. Eskom's acting CEO Brian Molefe has also... Read more
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iol.co.za
Power crisis: the end is in sightCape Town - South Africa’s power utility, Eskom Holdings, is managing maintenan
Power crisis: the end is in sight
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
Cape Town - South Africa’s power utility, Eskom Holdings, is managing maintenance at plants, helping the country avoid scheduled electricity cuts that have curbed economic growth. “We are planning the maintenance shutdowns” to minimize disruptions,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom wins battle with GlencoreCape Town - London-based mining company Glencore on Friday morning again began
Eskom wins battle with Glencore
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
Cape Town - London-based mining company Glencore on Friday morning again began supplying Eskom with coal from its Optimum unit after a standoff over the quality and the price, acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe said on Friday. “As from this morning they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Diary - Cyril Ramaphosa to the Rescue of State-Owned EntitiesFielding questions in the National Council of Provinces on Wednesday, Deputy Pr
Parliament Diary - Cyril Ramaphosa to the Rescue of State-Owned Entities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Fielding questions in the National Council of Provinces on Wednesday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa moved smoothly between being comforting and stern. Our electricity problems will soon be a thing of the past. Our Post Office is getting back on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SADC's Failures Have Led to Renewed Instability in LesothoBy Alexander Noyes & Jeffrey Smith Just as he's struggled to turn around South
SADC's Failures Have Led to Renewed Instability in Lesotho
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
By Alexander Noyes & Jeffrey Smith Just as he's struggled to turn around South African Airways and Eskom, Cyril Ramaphosa has made little headway in Lesotho despite more than a year of high-profile involvement under the auspices of the Southern... Read more
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The New Age
Eskom warns of possible power cutsEskom says there's a possibility of Stage one load shedding in the next few day
Eskom warns of possible power cuts
The New Age / Posted 14 hours ago
Eskom says there's a possibility of Stage one load shedding in the next few days, following almost a month without any controlled outages. Acting CEO Brian Molefe says the power utility has managed to conduct maintenance of its power stations... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lynne Brown hails Eskom for ‘better planning’ Eskom has not implemented load shedding for 27 consecutive days. Eskom's Meg
Lynne Brown hails Eskom for ‘better planning’
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 hours ago
Eskom has not implemented load shedding for 27 consecutive days. Eskom's Megawatt Park offices in Sunninghill. Picture: EWN. eskom,Load shedding,Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown CAPE TOWN –... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom backs nuclear powerSUPPLIEDAn aerial view of Eskom's Koeberg nuclear power station, outside Cape T
Eskom backs nuclear power
iol.co.za / Posted 15 hours ago
SUPPLIEDAn aerial view of Eskom's Koeberg nuclear power station, outside Cape Town. File picture: Bruce Sutherland, City of Cape Town Cape Town - Eskom supports South Africa's plans to build more nuclear power stations because its benefits... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom wants R2bn from GlencoreCape Town - South Africa's Eskom is seeking R2 billion ($147 million) from Glen
Eskom wants R2bn from Glencore
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
Cape Town - South Africa's Eskom is seeking R2 billion ($147 million) from Glencore. Acting CEO Brian Molefe also said the utility wants the commodity producer's local unit to resume coal supplies to its power stations immediately. Molefe was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lynne Brown - Eskom Not Out of the Woods YetSouth Africa is not out of the woods yet despite having had 26 days without loa
Lynne Brown - Eskom Not Out of the Woods Yet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
South Africa is not out of the woods yet despite having had 26 days without load shedding, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown told a media briefing on Friday. She was however upbeat because this could be achieved at the same time that Koeberg... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eskom On Road to Stability - CEO MolefeEskom acting CEO Brian Molefe said on Friday it is a sign of Eskom's state of s
Eskom On Road to Stability - CEO Molefe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Eskom acting CEO Brian Molefe said on Friday it is a sign of Eskom's state of stability that there has been no load shedding for 26 days, despite 900 MW of Koeberg unit 2 going down for maintenance. Unveiling the power utility's maintenance plan for... Read more
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iafrica.com
Eskom can fund power plants - MolefeActing Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Credit: EWN Eskom's acting chief executive Bria
Eskom can fund power plants - Molefe
iafrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Credit: EWN Eskom's acting chief executive Brian Molefe said that the power utility was capable of funding the building of new power plants and managing its operational expenditure. "We are not too concerned about our... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Eskom can fund power plants - MolefeActing Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Credit: EWN Eskom's acting chief executive Bria
Eskom can fund power plants - Molefe
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 16 hours ago
Acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Credit: EWN Eskom's acting chief executive Brian Molefe said that the power utility was capable of funding the building of new power plants and managing its operational expenditure. "We are not too concerned about our... Read more
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iol.co.za
Molefe: Eskom can fund new power plantsINDEPENDENT MEDIAEskom's acting chief executive, Brian Molefe. File picture: Si
Molefe: Eskom can fund new power plants
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAEskom's acting chief executive, Brian Molefe. File picture: Simphiwe Mbokazi Cape Town - Eskom has secured R72.4 billion ($5 billion) to build planned power plants, the utility's acting chief executive said on Friday. “We are not... Read more
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iol.co.za
Probe into Eskom logo on cop carPretoria - Tshwane Metro Police Department has launched an investigation into t
Probe into Eskom logo on cop car
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
Pretoria - Tshwane Metro Police Department has launched an investigation into the incident involving two officers who allegedly used Eskom’s branding on their official vehicle while performing a stop-and-search operation. A motorist complained to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
26 Days of No Load SheddingPretoria — Eskom has been able to supply the country's electricity needs and do
26 Days of No Load Shedding
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Pretoria — Eskom has been able to supply the country's electricity needs and do maintenance without implementing load shedding for the past 26 days, it said on Friday. "Our maintenance plan is aimed at increasing the reliability of our plant, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sharp Drop in SA Power GenerationElectricity generated by South Africa dropped by 3.3% for July compared to the
Sharp Drop in SA Power Generation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Electricity generated by South Africa dropped by 3.3% for July compared to the same period last year, Statistics South Africa said on Thursday. The total volume of electricity distributed in SA for the month of July has decreased progressively from... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom: 800MW from Kusile in 2017Cape Town - South African power utility Eskom expects the first 800 megawatts o
Eskom: 800MW from Kusile in 2017
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
Cape Town - South African power utility Eskom expects the first 800 megawatts of power from its coal-fired power station, Kusile, to come online from August 2017, the power firm said on Friday. Besides Kusile, Eskom said in a statement that the next... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
SA's sun will come out – tomorrowSouth Africa has always been a land of contradictions, or what some portray as
SA's sun will come out – tomorrow
Mail & Guardian / Posted 20 hours ago
South Africa has always been a land of contradictions, or what some portray as a kind of self-designed exceptionalism. Its history, by default, has led to a skewed, asymmetrical economic picture, a tale of two countries and a sad paradox: a land of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Load shedding prognosis remains low despite cold temperatureThe power company tweeted on Friday: “Good morning. The probability of load she
Load shedding prognosis remains low despite cold temperature
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 hours ago
The power company tweeted on Friday: “Good morning. The probability of load shedding is low for today.” On Thursday‚ Eskom said it “has been able to supply the country’s electricity needs and do maintenance without implementing load shedding for the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
TMPD: Metro police officers’ conduct being investigated The alleged use of a branded Eskom vehicle in an undercover operation is bein
TMPD: Metro police officers’ conduct being investigated
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The alleged use of a branded Eskom vehicle in an undercover operation is being investigated. FILE: The Metro Police’s Console Tleane says it is not standard procedure for the department to use... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Merafong City on the verge of bankruptcyMerafong DA caucus leader Blackie Zwart said the party would be writing to Gaut
Merafong City on the verge of bankruptcy
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Merafong DA caucus leader Blackie Zwart said the party would be writing to Gauteng MEC Co-operative Governance‚ Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements‚ Jacob Mamabolo‚ to summon the Merafong mayor‚ Maphefo Mogale-Letsie‚ the municipal manager‚ MG... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa - Reply to Questions in National Council of ProvincesQuestion 1 Whether, as the 2015 deadline for achieving the 28 targets of the S
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa - Reply to Questions in National Council of Provinces
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Question 1 Whether, as the 2015 deadline for achieving the 28 targets of the SADC Gender Protocol is drawing near (details furnished), the Government is engaging political parties and civil society organisations on their role in ensuring that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Treasury On Moody's Affirmation of South Africa's RatingsMoody's affirms South Africa's ratings, maintains stable outlook Government ha
Treasury On Moody's Affirmation of South Africa's Ratings
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Moody's affirms South Africa's ratings, maintains stable outlook Government has noted Moody's Investors Service' (Moody's) decision today to affirm South Africa's sovereign ratings and maintain a stable outlook on the rating. Moody's affirmed the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa On State-Owned Entities Turnaround ProgressGovernment records progress in the turnaround of Eskom, SAA and Post Office, sa
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa On State-Owned Entities Turnaround Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Government records progress in the turnaround of Eskom, SAA and Post Office, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Notable progress has been made in implementing the turnaround of Eskom, South African Airways (SAA) and the South African Post Office,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Load Shedding, Maintenance ContinuesPretoria — Eskom has been able to supply the country's electricity needs and do
No Load Shedding, Maintenance Continues
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — Eskom has been able to supply the country's electricity needs and do maintenance without implementing load shedding for the past 25 days, said the utility on Thursday. "We are implementing our maintenance plan to increase the reliability... Read more
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Eye Witness News
TMPD to probe alleged use of Eskom-branded car Police says they have already contacted the victim and urged him to lodge a f
TMPD to probe alleged use of Eskom-branded car
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Police says they have already contacted the victim and urged him to lodge a formal complaint. TMPD officers in an Eskom-branded van allegedly pulled a man over and held him at gunpoint while they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gloomy Outlook for Zim Platinum MinesZIMBABWE's platinum mining sector is in a precarious position, with operators l
Gloomy Outlook for Zim Platinum Mines
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
ZIMBABWE's platinum mining sector is in a precarious position, with operators living on the margins as they try to respond to a commodity price rout on the global market that has hit profits. The country, home to the world's second biggest known... Read more
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iol.co.za
Energy crisis ‘soon behind us’DoCDeputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa's energy crunch will soon
Energy crisis ‘soon behind us’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
DoCDeputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa's energy crunch will soon be a thing of the past. File picture: Katlholo Maifadi, Department of Communications Johannesburg - South Africa was “ahead of the curve” in addressing its electricity... Read more
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iafrica.com
SA will escape recession - Moody'sSouth Africa will escape slipping into recession in 2015 despite the economy co
SA will escape recession - Moody's
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
South Africa will escape slipping into recession in 2015 despite the economy contracting in the second quarter, credit rating agency Moody's said. "While Moody's expects South Africa to avoid recession in 2015, the rating agency forecasts growth of... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
SA will escape recession - Moody'sSouth Africa will escape slipping into recession in 2015 despite the economy co
SA will escape recession - Moody's
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted yesterday
South Africa will escape slipping into recession in 2015 despite the economy contracting in the second quarter, credit rating agency Moody's said. "While Moody's expects South Africa to avoid recession in 2015, the rating agency forecasts growth of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
TMPD in hot water over undercover Eskom logo fiascoFirst on EWN: Tshwane metro police have been accused of using Eskom’s logo fo
TMPD in hot water over undercover Eskom logo fiasco
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
First on EWN: Tshwane metro police have been accused of using Eskom’s logo for undercover operations without permission. FILE: A man was accosted and searched at gunpoint by Tshwane metro police... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Ramaphosa 'did not know who that plane belonged to'Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did not know that the aeroplane he flew on to
Ramaphosa 'did not know who that plane belonged to'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did not know that the aeroplane he flew on to Japan last month belonged to the Gupta family. Responding to questions in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Wednesday, the deputy president told Economic... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Solar win in coal country shows cheap way to beat blackoutsNear a massive iron ore mine in the Northern Cape, almost 320 000 photovoltaic
Solar win in coal country shows cheap way to beat blackouts
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Near a massive iron ore mine in the Northern Cape, almost 320 000 photovoltaic panels mounted to track the sun cover the rust-coloured earth. Spanish developer Acciona SA built the 94 megawatt (MW) Sishen solar project in about 16 months under some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Load Shedding for 24 DaysPretoria — Eskom does not anticipate that there will be a need to load shed tod
No Load Shedding for 24 Days
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Pretoria — Eskom does not anticipate that there will be a need to load shed today as the power system is currently stable following 24 days of no load shedding. "However, the system remains vulnerable, meaning that any extra load or faults in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA wants more nuclear powerSUPPLIEDAn aerial view of Eskom's Koeberg nuclear power station, outside Cape T
SA wants more nuclear power
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
SUPPLIEDAn aerial view of Eskom's Koeberg nuclear power station, outside Cape Town. File picture: Bruce Sutherland, City of Cape Town Johannesburg - South Africa's future energy mix could have an even higher share of nuclear power than the planned 9... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Briefs Parliament On Efforts to Improve Efficiency of State-Owned Enterprises, 2 SeptDeputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will provide an update to Parliament on govern
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Briefs Parliament On Efforts to Improve Efficiency of State-Owned Enterprises, 2 Sept
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will provide an update to Parliament on government's efforts to improve the efficiency of key state-owned enterprises such as South African Airways, Eskom and the South African Post Office. This will be during the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Welcomes Opening of Medupi Power Station's Unit 6The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, Ms Dipuo Lets
Parliament Welcomes Opening of Medupi Power Station's Unit 6
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, Ms Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, has welcomed the opening of the Medupi Power Station's Unit Six in Lephalale in Limpopo on Sunday. Ms Letsatsi-Duba said this is an important chapter for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Energy Committee Welcomes Opening of Medupi Power Station's Unit SixThe Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, Ms Dipuo Lets
Energy Committee Welcomes Opening of Medupi Power Station's Unit Six
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, Ms Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, has welcomed the opening of the Medupi Power Station's Unit Six in Lephalale in Limpopo on Sunday. Ms Letsatsi-Duba said this is an important chapter for the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Technology set to trump doom prophets.Lockheed has announced a new design for a fusion reactor - and plans to market
Technology set to trump doom prophets
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
.Lockheed has announced a new design for a fusion reactor - and plans to market it within a decade. For no rational reason, every time a millennium is reached, people and societies go off the rails: nations go to war, and people start blaming “sin”... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Africa must play fieldThis was the sentiment echoed around the Infrastructure Africa Business Forum h
Africa must play field
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
This was the sentiment echoed around the Infrastructure Africa Business Forum hosted by the Gauteng department of infrastructure development yesterday in Sandton, Johannesburg. Charles Kie, group executive of investment at Ecobank, told The Times... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Does the ANC deserve South Africa?Before we postulate the question and theorise all the possible scenarios, let p
Does the ANC deserve South Africa?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Before we postulate the question and theorise all the possible scenarios, let put some fact on the table. Let us juxtapose this question to full conclusion. I accept that I may be too critical, and that there is an opposing argument that “it’s bad... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ramaphosa to Shed Light On Eskom, SAA PlansDeputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is to shed light on plans to improve the effic
Ramaphosa to Shed Light On Eskom, SAA Plans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is to shed light on plans to improve the efficiency of key state-owned enterprises such as South African Airways, Eskom and the South African Post Office at a parliament briefing on Wednesday. Ramaphosa was assigned... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament to Get an Update On SAA, EskomPretoria — Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to provide an update to
Parliament to Get an Update On SAA, Eskom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Pretoria — Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to provide an update to Parliament on Wednesday, on government's efforts to improve the efficiency of key state-owned enterprises such as South African Airways, Eskom and the South African Post... Read more
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The New Age
Ramaphosa to give Parly on state-owned enterprisesDeputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to provide an update to Parliament
Ramaphosa to give Parly on state-owned enterprises
The New Age / Posted 3 days ago
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to provide an update to Parliament on Wednesday on government’s efforts to improve the efficiency of key state-owned enterprise (SOE). The update will be during the sitting of the National Council of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Shaik tells politicians to consult‚ plan - and not build vanity projectsSpeaking at the Infrastructure Africa conference in Sandton today‚ Mo Shaik‚ ch
Shaik tells politicians to consult‚ plan - and not build vanity projects
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Speaking at the Infrastructure Africa conference in Sandton today‚ Mo Shaik‚ chief executive of international finance at DBSA‚ said many mega projects were not completed on time nor within budget because of poor planning. He told delegates from... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC wants oil, gas law changesPretoria - South Africa’s ruling African National Congress urged the government
ANC wants oil, gas law changes
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Pretoria - South Africa’s ruling African National Congress urged the government to approve planned changes to laws for the oil and gas industry to help speed up development and resolve power shortages. President Jacob Zuma in January sent changes to... Read more
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iafrica.com
Cyril to brief Parly on SAA, EskomDeputy President Cyril Ramaphosa answers questions in Parliament. Credit: GCIS
Cyril to brief Parly on SAA, Eskom
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa answers questions in Parliament. Credit: GCIS Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to provide an update to Parliament on Wednesday, on government’s efforts to improve the efficiency of key state-owned... Read more
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