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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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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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