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Allegations of corruption at City Power

“These companies are given most of the subcontracting and the person responsible is Percy Mphahlele”

South African women live with the burden of ‘constant vigilance’

Fear of being attacked restricts the movement of most women in everyday life

Dark Ages: If it’s not Eskom, it’s City Power

Jo'burg residents have reacted to ongoing power cuts, which left them in the dark on Tuesday morning, but this time it wasn't Eskom's fault.

City Power announces tariff hike

City Power says it will increase tariffs by about 7% from July, following Nersa's approval of its tariff hike application.

Beetle-mania! Who flung dung?

Our investigations were made for prime time. Reintroducing the AmaBhungane reports that stole the show.

Reddy or not, here comes Madonsela

City Power's smart meter tender review findings are still a matter of doubt, writes Lionel Faull.

Madonsela to investigate City Power tender, despite internal ‘all clear’

The public protector has to verify the findings of a probe City Power claims "cleared" it of corruption in the awarding of a R1.25-billion tender.

City Power: Shifts had to change

Johannesburg electricity utility City Power has said it had to change workers' shifts because they were irregular and illegal.

Power restored to all Jo’burg areas

City Power said on Saturday that electricity had been restored and power shortages experienced now were not related to the strike.

City Power outages ‘equal to an act of terrorism’

The actions of employees involved in turning off power at substations is equal to terrorism, says Gauteng safety minister Faith Mazibuko.

City Power: Electricity outages due to sabotage

Sabotage is being blamed for the widespread blackouts in Johannesburg, said City Power.

Lights out in Jo’burg as City Power employees strike

As several Johannesburg areas experience power outages, reports say some of City Power's employees are on strike over changes in their work hours.

City Power defies Vivian Reddy tender probe

Utility has bought hundreds of Edison meters in spite of a forensic investigation into the contract. Lionel Faull reports.

City Power embroiled in multimillion-rand tender spat

Tasol Solar Energy Solutions has denied being awarded a multimillion-rand solar geyser tender in a court case brought by Numsa against City Power.

Death of City Power procurement specialist silences staff members

The murder of a colleague has not been resolved and City Power workers feel they could be next if they speak out.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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