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Eskom ramps up load-shedding to stage 4

Unit at Kusile power station trips, taking 720 megawatts of generating capacity with it.

Eskom reintroduces stage two load-shedding, citing constrained system

Rolling blackouts are to last from 5pm until 10pm on Monday

Eskom downscales to stage one load-shedding

Under siege national power utility cites lower demand as reason for decision

Eskom implements stage two load shedding

The power tility expects to return units to service over the next few days

Eskom enforces stage-two rolling blackouts, citing tripped unit

The state-owned utility’s R392-billion debt has hampered its ability to maintain some of its coal-fired power stations, resulting in 14 years of load-shedding

It’s official: Dudu Myeni has been reappointed chair of SAA

Myeni, who is President Jacob Zuma's ally, was appointed alongside 11 other board members on Friday.

Zambia’s opposition leader takes early lead over President Edgar Lungu in election

Campaigning for this week's vote centred largely on the economy as Africa's second largest copper producer battles weak commodity prices.

US warns of possible terrorist attacks in South Africa

Alarming statement singles out upmarket shopping malls in Johannesburg and Cape Town as potential targets of extremist violence.

South Africa’s investment grade rating still vulnerable

Analysts warn that blunders in policy could bring about a downgrade by the end of the year.

Mantashe admits ANC is losing supporters’ confidence

The ANC's secretary general has warned that the ruling party must win back supporters' confidence before it risks losing them for good.

MDC in the lurch after Zuma gives Zim election two thumbs up

Jacob Zuma has congratulated Robert Mugabe on his disputed election win, but some say Zimbabwe's MDC should not have taken part in the polls at all.

Gordhan lauds SA’s economy despite stifling monetary policy

The SA Reserve Bank has done well to balance economic growth and job creation while pursuing its mandate to monitor inflation, says Pravin Gordhan.

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