Department Of Energy

R49bn to rehabilitate 6 000 mines

The state is fixing mines deserted before a 2002 Act, but another law could force owners to pay up

A former CEO who is facing criminal charges has been appointed to the CEF board

Nkululeko Poya admitted to spying on a journalist and his former colleagues — now he’s been appointed to the board of a parastatal

Saudi $10bn SA investment to bring new refinery, petrochemical plant

Relations between South Africa and Saudi Arabia are set to strengthen as the kingdom follows through on its $10-billion investment pledge

Energy department confirms huge fuel price drop for January

The price drops will come into effect on Wednesday January 2 2019

Petrol price unchanged, but increases in other fuels

Illuminating paraffin will increase 28 c/l increase and single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin will increase 37 c/l

Government considering price ceiling for unleaded petrol

A task team is examining what to do to cushion the blow of another increase

Blow to consumers as fuel price hits historic high

The department of energy has attributed this increase in fuel price to the weakening rand exchange rate.

MPs fume over energy department’s ‘boycott’ of fuel price meeting

The portfolio committee on energy resolved it would write to Energy Minister Jeff Radebe to voice its dissatisfaction at being left in the lurch

Slight petrol price increase expected in August

The Department of Energy announced on Monday that the price of both grades of petrol would increase by 1c a litre from Wednesday

Commuters hit by taxi fare hike

Taxi fare has increased by R2 since the department of energy announced petrol price increases of between 23 and 26 cents per litre

Jeff Radebe: Two officials on paid suspension cost department over R2m

Government departments and entities have experienced well-documented difficulties in preventing senior officials from doing business with the state

Inland petrol price climbs up to over R16/litre

The latest hike has taken the per litre price of petrol further into record territory

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs