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Eskom caught in debt trap

Eskom is appealing an interdict by the courts to stop it from interrupting power to municipalities that owe it billions of rands

Eskom and treasury fight needs urgent attention

Early signs of instability are creeping into struggling power utility as forces fighting for space in the parastatal take battle to the very top at Megawatt Park

Eskom and treasury locked in multibillion-rand tender bunfight

Independent investigation into Eskom reveals fractious board discussions, involving accusations and counter-accusations, as allegations of corruption sink contract

Budget 2020 — Tito squares up to unions with wage cuts

Finance minister warns “we cannot have all things we want at the same time” and tables cuts in things like the public wage bill in a R1.84 trillion budget

In his Sona speech, Ramaphosa must tread the line between promises and reality

South Africa has a slew of service-delivery problems, most notably in the water and electricity sectors. The time for promises is over: what the country needs is action

New load-shedding crisis looms

The treasury’s rejection of South32’s proposal to increase the value of its Eskom contract by R1.2-billion could spark a coal shortage for the parastatal

Some tips for Eskom’s new boss

Regular maintenance, zero corruption and no emergency coal procurement are the main issues

Ground zero with Eskom’s De Ruyter

The former head of stressed Nampak has been brought in to set right the floundering utility

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