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AllAfrica.com
Eskom, IDC Sign MemorandumPretoria — Eskom has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Industrial D
Eskom, IDC Sign Memorandum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Pretoria — Eskom has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) that will see the two entities working together on the formation of alternative insulating fluids for transformers. For the past year Eskom... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Most ANC Branches Reject Calls for Early Elective Conference - Kodwacalls for President Jacob Zuma to step down, Kodwa did not respond directly, bu
Most ANC Branches Reject Calls for Early Elective Conference - Kodwa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down, Kodwa did not respond directly, but instead said that "the ability of the NEC to provide leadership has been raised". Other issue on the agenda include the state of SOEs, including SABC, Denel and E... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Most ANC branches reject calls for early elective conference - KodwaZuma to step down, Kodwa did not respond directly, but instead said that "the a
Most ANC branches reject calls for early elective conference - Kodwa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
Zuma to step down, Kodwa did not respond directly, but instead said that "the ability of the NEC to provide leadership has been raised". Other issue on the agenda include the state of SOEs, including SABC, Denel and Eskom. The NEC ends on S... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nuclear Plan On Ice As Eskom May Take OwnershipEarly indications are that Eskom may ultimately be responsible for the manageme
Nuclear Plan On Ice As Eskom May Take Ownership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Early indications are that Eskom may ultimately be responsible for the management and implementation of South Africa's nuclear plan and not the Department of Energy as had originally been planned. At the same time the much anticipated request for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nuke RFP Delayed in Order to Give Eskom Greater Say and Avoid Parliamentary Scrutinydecision by cabinet to strip the Department of Energy of its role as government
Nuke RFP Delayed in Order to Give Eskom Greater Say and Avoid Parliamentary Scrutiny
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
decision by cabinet to strip the Department of Energy of its role as government's designated procurement agent in favour of Eskom. This must be seen for what it is - a blatant attempt by the Zuma administration to: side-line parliamentary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gauteng to Sell All Properties Owned By Governmentare responsible for identifying the areas and undertaking planning for the elec
Gauteng to Sell All Properties Owned By Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
are responsible for identifying the areas and undertaking planning for the electrification programme. He said where Eskom is responsible for the supply of electricity, the municipality works with Eskom to plan the rollout. "Ekurhuleni... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Eskom, IDC sign oil agreementPower transformers. Credit: Freeimages Eskom and the Industrial Development Co
Eskom, IDC sign oil agreement
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 14 hours ago
Power transformers. Credit: Freeimages Eskom and the Industrial Development Corporation have signed an agreement aimed at implementing new insulation fluids for the energy parastatal’s transformers. Currently, the transformers make use of crude... Read more
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iafrica.com
Eskom, IDC sign oil agreementPower transformers. Credit: Freeimages Eskom and the Industrial Development Co
Eskom, IDC sign oil agreement
iafrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Power transformers. Credit: Freeimages Eskom and the Industrial Development Corporation have signed an agreement aimed at implementing new insulation fluids for the energy parastatal’s transformers. Currently, the transformers make use of crude... Read more
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iol.co.za
Locals on sidelines as foreigners reap SA debt rewardswhich oversees $403 billion of assets, including South African government bonds
Locals on sidelines as foreigners reap SA debt rewards
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
which oversees $403 billion of assets, including South African government bonds and debt sold by state power producer Eskom, are “happy holders at these levels”, said Edwin Gutierrez, the firm’s head of emerging-market sovereign debt in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Van der Burgh joins Vitol in stake for coal portmines and 26 prospecting licences, and sells about 200 000 tons of coal monthly
Van der Burgh joins Vitol in stake for coal port
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
mines and 26 prospecting licences, and sells about 200 000 tons of coal monthly to the state-owned power company, Eskom. In December, Burgh and Lurco Group, which is controlled by black investors, bought the Inyanda coal-washing plant and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nuclear tender could be delayed by consultationson this matter in December 2015, the whole issue of nuclear was to be led by th
Nuclear tender could be delayed by consultations
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
on this matter in December 2015, the whole issue of nuclear was to be led by the Department of Energy, and now there is Eskom,” he said. This was in reference to whether the government has taken a firm position that the Department of Energy was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wescoal sitting in 'sweet spot’in August to increase its black empowerment ownership to 50 percent by the end
Wescoal sitting in 'sweet spot’
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
in August to increase its black empowerment ownership to 50 percent by the end of December as part of the requirements of Eskom’s long-term coal supply agreement (CSA). Wescoal’s Elandspruit Colliery has a five-year CSA with Eskom. Eskom is... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Eskom in line as chief buyer on nuclear planUp until now the department has been the procuring agent while Eskom, which is
Eskom in line as chief buyer on nuclear plan
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Up until now the department has been the procuring agent while Eskom, which is the designated owner-operator of nuclear energy plants, watched from the sidelines. Speaking after a cabinet meeting, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Renewables’ Big Bang – what comes next?Plan for Electricity, originally drawn up in 2010, has been criticised as outda
Renewables’ Big Bang – what comes next?
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
Plan for Electricity, originally drawn up in 2010, has been criticised as outdated. But regardless of the fact that Eskom has been able to avert load shedding since 2015 – ending the most immediate energy crisis – innovation has quietly... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Y be Charles Glass Half Full: The end of SABMiller, but what comes next?a chaotic spiral dive. Themining sector is in disarray, the manufacturing secto
Y be Charles Glass Half Full: The end of SABMiller, but what comes next?
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
a chaotic spiral dive. Themining sector is in disarray, the manufacturing sector is evaporating, state-owned companies like Eskom and South African Airways are the epitome of dysfunction, while government, the federated unions and the private sector... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zimbabwe’s debt to Eskom threatens to plunge citizens into darkness The 'Chronicle' newspaper is reporting that Zimbabwe could owe as much as $12
Zimbabwe’s debt to Eskom threatens to plunge citizens into darkness
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The 'Chronicle' newspaper is reporting that Zimbabwe could owe as much as $12 million to Eskom. Picture: Freeimages.com eskom,Zimbabwe,Zimbabwean government JOHANNESBURG –... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom may take charge of SA's nuclear power buildconsultations, which could mean shifting responsibility for implementation of t
Eskom may take charge of SA's nuclear power build
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
consultations, which could mean shifting responsibility for implementation of the project from the department of energy to Eskom, Presidency Minister Jeff Radebe confirmed on Thursday. “There are consultations that are taking place. You will... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SA nuclear build request for proposals unlikely on Fridayissue in December 2015‚ we decided that the Department of Energy should be the
SA nuclear build request for proposals unlikely on Friday
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
issue in December 2015‚ we decided that the Department of Energy should be the implementing authority" Radebe said. But Eskom has also emerged as a potential authority since then‚ indicating that they could potentially fund the project using... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eskom At Fault, Yet Khumalos Must Pay for Free ElectricityPublic Protector Thuli Madonsela found that Eskom wrongfully disconnected the K
Eskom At Fault, Yet Khumalos Must Pay for Free Electricity
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela found that Eskom wrongfully disconnected the Khumalo family's power. However, the family still has to bear the financial burden for receiving unpaid electricity for two years, and they will not receive compensation... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Eskom to switch from crude oil to vegetable oil in transformers The power utility has been doing research on the possibility of using alterna
Eskom to switch from crude oil to vegetable oil in transformers
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The power utility has been doing research on the possibility of using alternative insulating fluids. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. JOHANNESBURG - Eskom will be signing an agreement... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Khayelitsha family still seeking compensation from Eskom Public Protector Thuli Madonsela found Eskom had wrongfully disconnected the
Khayelitsha family still seeking compensation from Eskom
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela found Eskom had wrongfully disconnected the Khumalo family’s power. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. eskom,Public Protector Thuli Madonsela CAPE TOWN - A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Premier David Makhura On Properties Owned By Governmentwere responsible for identifying the areas and undertake planning for the elect
Premier David Makhura On Properties Owned By Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
were responsible for identifying the areas and undertake planning for the electrification programme, adding that where Eskom is responsible for the supply of electricity, the municipality works with Eskom to plan the rollout. "Ekurhuleni... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor - Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster Media Briefingapplied load shedding since August 2015. A reliable energy supply requires dev
Minister Naledi Pandor - Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster Media Briefing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
applied load shedding since August 2015. A reliable energy supply requires development and maintenance of infrastructure. Eskom accelerated the delivery of the build programme with Medupi unit 6 and Ingula units two and four reaching commercial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tensions At the University of Limpopo Are Heightened After Clashes With SecurityShandu Van Niekerk (@shanduVanN) September 27, 2016 Tensions at the university
Tensions At the University of Limpopo Are Heightened After Clashes With Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Shandu Van Niekerk (@shanduVanN) September 27, 2016 Tensions at the university were exacerbated by routine power cuts by Eskom Polokwane on Tuesday. The electricity supply was due to be restored at 9:30pm, but was only restored two hours... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Another Nuke Deal Delay - Is Cabinet At War With Itself?of nuclear? Is there a move by government to sideline the Department of Energy
Another Nuke Deal Delay - Is Cabinet At War With Itself?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of nuclear? Is there a move by government to sideline the Department of Energy (DoE) procurement process in order to allow Eskom to procure nuclear directly and without DoE or parliamentary oversight? If the RFP is not to be issued, why then the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brown - Unless Economy in Hands of Majority, It's Going Nowhereimplications of the president's new oversight committee for SOEs, the participa
Brown - Unless Economy in Hands of Majority, It's Going Nowhere
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
implications of the president's new oversight committee for SOEs, the participation of business associations in SOEs like Eskom and Transnet and State Owned Companies (SOCs) such as Denel, amid litigation proceedings. The role of the president in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Turning the Corner On EnergyPretoria — In the first quarter of 2016, Eskom recorded a massive excess capaci
SA Turning the Corner On Energy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Pretoria — In the first quarter of 2016, Eskom recorded a massive excess capacity of up to 14 000 MW during peak hours due its maintenance plan, the Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster says. Briefing reporters on the... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA is going green at speed - Moody’sthe country’s renewable capacity to about 17.8GW by 2030, compared to 1.9GW in
SA is going green at speed - Moody’s
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
the country’s renewable capacity to about 17.8GW by 2030, compared to 1.9GW in June 2015. Bredholt, however, said: “Eskom has raised questions about the broader electricity generation mix and cost-reflective tariffs are yet to be implemented... Read more
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iol.co.za
Committee awaiting report on SOEswant to get a picture of how they do their work, and if they are effective.” T
Committee awaiting report on SOEs
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
want to get a picture of how they do their work, and if they are effective.” The Treasury has clashed with Denel and Eskom over some of the investigations. The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has also been entangled in some of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Is Cabinet divided on nuclear deal?of nuclear? Is there a move by government to sideline the Department of Energy
Is Cabinet divided on nuclear deal?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
of nuclear? Is there a move by government to sideline the Department of Energy procurement process in order to allow Eskom to procure nuclear directly parliamentary oversight? If the RFP is not to be issued‚ why then the excessive 'hard sell'... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Braaivleis, sunny skies and extremely toxic gunk2011 and 2014 from monitoring stations, showed that communities in the Vaal Tri
Braaivleis, sunny skies and extremely toxic gunk
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
2011 and 2014 from monitoring stations, showed that communities in the Vaal Triangle were breathing in toxic air from Eskom's Lethabo power station, ArcelorMittal's steelworks and Sasol. In 2014, the concentration of fine particles in the air... Read more
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iol.co.za
Treasury clips wings of Gigaba’s staffclass.” The response to a question from DA finance spokesman David Maynier als
Treasury clips wings of Gigaba’s staff
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
class.” The response to a question from DA finance spokesman David Maynier also revealed that requests for exceptions from Eskom and the Land Bank, among others, were also turned down. Maynier commented: “Gordhan is clearly desperately trying to... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
SA: Internal warfare tears ANC apartthe mine, known as Optimum Coal, has engineered a spectacular turnaround, thank
SA: Internal warfare tears ANC apart
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
the mine, known as Optimum Coal, has engineered a spectacular turnaround, thanks to a series of expanded contracts from Eskom, the state utility. Days after being called in, Gordhan issued a highly unusual public rebuke to Eskom, accusing the... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA going green fastestthe country’s renewable capacity to about 17.8GW by 2030, compared to 1.9GW in
SA going green fastest
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
the country’s renewable capacity to about 17.8GW by 2030, compared to 1.9GW in June 2015. Bredholt, however, said: “Eskom has raised questions about the broader electricity generation mix and cost-reflective tariffs are yet to be implemented... Read more
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iol.co.za
Madonsela hits back at criticsof her investigation into allegations of maladministration by the Western Cape
Madonsela hits back at critics
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
of her investigation into allegations of maladministration by the Western Cape operating unit of state-owned power utility Eskom. The probe followed a complaint launched by Shorn Khumalo, on behalf of his mother Simone Khumalo, a 49-year-old... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Madonsela to take legal action if Motsoeneng re-appointed as SABC COOPicture: Kgothaso Mogale/EWN. SABC,Public Protector Thuli Madonsela,Hlaudi Mot
Madonsela to take legal action if Motsoeneng re-appointed as SABC COO
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Picture: Kgothaso Mogale/EWN. SABC,Public Protector Thuli Madonsela,Hlaudi Motsoeneng Madonsela released a report into Eskom today regarding the wrongful disconnection of pre-paid electricity meters. She's says she's racing against time to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Eskom electricity theft ad too extreme for kidswhen her children were still awake. She felt that the content of the advert wa
Eskom electricity theft ad too extreme for kids
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
when her children were still awake. She felt that the content of the advert was not appropriate for the time slot. Eskom acknowledged that the advert was graphic in nature and might upset sensitive viewers‚ but argued that they were mindful... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Khayelitsha family's R12‚000 Eskom bill to be reduced as Public Protector reverses tampering feeheater to boil water when her electricity connection was stopped. More than tw
Khayelitsha family's R12‚000 Eskom bill to be reduced as Public Protector reverses tampering fee
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
heater to boil water when her electricity connection was stopped. More than two years months prior‚ Khumalo had notified Eskom that her prepaid electricity meter was faulty. Eskom says it sent a technician to repair the meter. When no one was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Madonsela releases final report into Eskom-Khumalo electricity dispute The Khumalo family were wrongfully disconnected and fined a R12,000 tampering
Madonsela releases final report into Eskom-Khumalo electricity dispute
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
The Khumalo family were wrongfully disconnected and fined a R12,000 tampering fee. FILE: Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. eskom,Public Protector... Read more
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iol.co.za
How Treasury insisted Gigaba's staff fly economyresponse to a question from DA finance spokesman David Maynier also revealed th
How Treasury insisted Gigaba's staff fly economy
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
response to a question from DA finance spokesman David Maynier also revealed that requests for exceptions from Eskom and the Land Bank, among others, were also turned down. Maynier commented: “The Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Investors Eye Nuclear v Political Power in SAwithin the SA context." He added that increasing energy efficiency of demand a
Investors Eye Nuclear v Political Power in SA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
within the SA context." He added that increasing energy efficiency of demand and improved supply efficiency from Eskom, with Medupi and Kusile coming on stream alongside renewables, will add around 12.5GW of electricity - and that is even... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Questions mount over South Africa's planned nuclear power dealit is difficult to understand why the renewable fraction is not being increased
Questions mount over South Africa's planned nuclear power deal
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
it is difficult to understand why the renewable fraction is not being increased further, and why the national power utility Eskom, under the leadership of Brian Molefe, a nuclear disciple, now opposes new renewable energy developments. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Land Bank CFO hails Futuregrowth movestand until the asset manager had obtained further clarity and comfort on the g
Land Bank CFO hails Futuregrowth move
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
stand until the asset manager had obtained further clarity and comfort on the governance and oversight on the Land Bank, Eskom, Transnet, the South African National Roads Agency, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Development... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Fund sees future in Land Bankmanages client assets of about R170-billion, halted buying the debt of six stat
Fund sees future in Land Bank
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
manages client assets of about R170-billion, halted buying the debt of six state-owned firms - including power utility Eskom and logistics firm Transnet - last month, citing political uncertainty following investigations into Finance Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Spends Millions On Nuclear Advicein the near future, while the NDP warns against the exorbitant costs of a nucle
Govt Spends Millions On Nuclear Advice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in the near future, while the NDP warns against the exorbitant costs of a nuclear build programme. Earlier in the week, Eskom CEO Brian Molefe also renewed the call for a nuclear build programme, saying that South Africa will by 2035 be in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Free is never free...Go protest at the SABC and ask Hlaudi Motsoeneng to donate his R11.4 MILLION ra
Free is never free...
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Go protest at the SABC and ask Hlaudi Motsoeneng to donate his R11.4 MILLION rand bonus to "free" education. Go protest at ESKOM who love overspending money on projects that are years over completion deadlines. If those same students who are... Read more
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iol.co.za
Futuregrowth’s standoff with SOEs easing?threats to the independence of the finance ministry. The asset manager said it
Futuregrowth’s standoff with SOEs easing?
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
threats to the independence of the finance ministry. The asset manager said it would also stop lending to power utility Eskom, rail and ports operator Transnet, the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), the Industrial Development... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Nuclear Build Risk Is Not Yours to Take, Mr MolefeI find it quite alarming and disturbing when Eskom's CEO, Brian Molefe, issues
The Nuclear Build Risk Is Not Yours to Take, Mr Molefe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
I find it quite alarming and disturbing when Eskom's CEO, Brian Molefe, issues statements that "South Africa's nuclear build programme doesn't need to be funded by the fiscus, and that there are potential financiers who would be willing to take the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Land Bank: Futuregrowth lifts lending suspensionand threats to the independence of the finance ministry. The asset manager said
Land Bank: Futuregrowth lifts lending suspension
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
and threats to the independence of the finance ministry. The asset manager said it would also stop lending to power utility Eskom, rail and ports operator Transnet, the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), the Industrial Development... Read more
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iol.co.za
#DataMustFall - and must never expireyour customer for using your service is not only counter-intuitive, it’s on a p
#DataMustFall - and must never expire
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
your customer for using your service is not only counter-intuitive, it’s on a par with the punitive manner in which Eskom treats its customers. Dealing with a parastatal that has the monopoly on power is one thing; being able to change your... Read more
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