Power load shedding could last up to 12 hours at a time, as giant aluminium smelters consume discounted electricity with abandon.
South Africans can expect load shedding to continue during the cold months as Eskom plans to forge ahead with maintenance at its power plants.
DA MPs refuse to participate in the State of the Nation Address red carpet festivities saying today is about the real issues SA faces.
It’s tough being middle class when circumstances conspire to deprive you of basics such as running water and electricity, writes Adrian Ephraim.
The lights are going out but the power utility defends its generous pay to its executives.
Days after the M&G revealed that Eskom bosses plan to attend the WEF summit in Davos, the broke power utility announced the trip has been scrapped.
Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said that while the week looked clear on load shedding they still couldn't rule out the possibility of power cuts.
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown finds herself at odds with Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson over how to resolve the Eskom crisis.
The power utility employed car analogies to explain that poor generator maintenance will be to blame for the lack of electricity in the near future.
The state-owned power utility's bosses are off to a glitzy Swiss summit, even though electricity isn't on the agenda.
The state-owned power utility is running on empty after forking out billions of rands to power up the grid with costly diesel.
Will South Africa’s electricity grid collapse, plunging the country into weeks of darkness? Experts say it is possible, but unlikely.
The DA's parliamentary leader also said that government should follow a "World Cup approach" to completing the Medupi and Kusile power stations.
The latest electricity blackouts could spur renewed interest in going off the grid for our power supply and reducing our reliance on Eskom.
The state has announced a rescue package for struggling power supplier Eskom. But experts fear it could mean further credit rating downgrades for SA.