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​‘Eskom is not the Vatican so pay up or get cut off’
​‘Eskom is not the Vatican so pay up or get cut off’
Eskom has instituted scheduled power cuts in five municipalities that have not settled their electricity debt and declared that it cannot favour...
Eskom blackouts were good for SA
Eskom blackouts were good for SA
The brightest sparks of innovation are often fired under the blanket of the most maddening darkness. In 2008, Eskom inadvertently initiated rolling...
Eskom CEO challenges suspension
Eskom CEO challenges suspension
Eskom chief executive Tshediso Matona challenged his suspension in an urgent application in the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Thursday, as the...
High risk of power failures, warns Eskom
High risk of power failures, warns Eskom
The risk of power cuts was high on Wednesday after two of Eskom's generators failed, the power utility said.
End of the world and we're... nooit!
End of the world and we're... nooit!
NEWS ANALYSIS
Hello darkness, my old friend
Hello darkness, my old friend
What did South Africans use before candles? Electricity. 
Eskom declares emergency as blackouts loom
Eskom declares emergency as blackouts loom
South Africa's state-owned power utility asked large industrial customers to reduce their electricity usage by 10% as it seeks to avert a second...
Eskom asks more big customers to cut power use
Eskom asks more big customers to cut power use
South Africa's state-owned power utility said it will ask more industrial customers to cut use to prevent managed blackouts during peak-demand...
Keeping your gadgets safe during load-shedding
Keeping your gadgets safe during load-shedding
Colin Thornton, Dial-a-Nerd's chief executive, gives us five tips on how to manage our devices during blackouts.
Eskom doubts further blackouts amid power crisis
Eskom doubts further blackouts amid power crisis
Eskom declares power emergency, possible blackouts
Eskom declares power emergency, possible blackouts
Eskom declared an emergency on Thursday morning and warned of possible power cuts. Spokesperson Andrew Etzinger said seven days of heavy rain had...

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