Jabu Mabuza

Utility vows to complete Medupi and Kusile stations

The power plants have come in over budget and way behind schedule

Eskom loses billions on coal contracts

The beleaguered utility has been paying vastly different prices to its various suppliers

Eskom’s Medupi and Kusile to cost R36bn to complete, will not be halted — Mabuza

​Construction on the issue-ridden Medupi and Kusile power stations, which began in 2007 and 2008, will go ahead

Singh was undeterred by Huarong loan red flags — Eskom treasurer

Eskom treasurer Andre Pillay told the commission on Friday that Singh was seemingly determined to sign a term sheet in advance of the R25-billion loan

Zondo commission: Eskom’s Gupta contracts under the spotlight

General manager for Eskom’s primary energy division Dan Mashigo will take the stand on Tuesday

Koko leaked emails to ‘demonstrate his capabilities to the captors’ — Mabuza

Former head of generation at Eskom, Matshela Koko, is alleged to have leaked confidential information to Gupta associate Salim Essa

‘Former Eskom director only left after first denying conflict of interest’ — Mabuza

Former Eskom board member George Sebulela twice denied his relationship with IT giant EOH which was vying for a multibillion-rand contract with Eskom

Dissatisfied workers a real threat to power utility and economy

While Eskom goes from one controversy to the next, the dissatisfaction of its workforce poses a real danger to Eskom’s ability to keep the lights on

Eskom board convenes ‘marathon’ meeting to deal with power cuts

But the board remains 'uncomfortable' with the stability of the power system

No end to Eskom bailout furore

The utility is labouring under a debt burden of about R420-billion and its cash from operations is not enough to service its interest payments

Take Eskom’s bitter pill and pay up

‘Difficult decisions’ must be made and there is no escape for the consumer and the taxpayer

Eskom board member resigns over conflict of interest in ICT contract

George Sebulela resigned on Friday after Eskom’s board received a legal opinion on the matter. The board only became aware of it last week

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