The electricity minister warned that if the country took too long to make decisions on transmission expansion, it would add to its electricity crisis
Climate commission presents its recommendations to Ramaphosa, highlighting that it is vital to decommission crumbling plants as soon as the power crunch eases
Powerships touted to be energy solution for South Africa
The power utility plans to burn more diesel to reduce load-shedding levels, but the treasury won’t finance it
The former chief operating officer will advise the board and ministers and focus on projects intended to deal with load-shedding
From irregular expenditure to energy precarity and deals gone wrong, the power utility is the talk of the town
Eskom has implemented rolling blackouts to ease pressure on the national grid as its generating units struggle to keep up with demand
The Russian leader has more chance of being arrested at home than he does in Mzansi
The government is in talks with Eskom to keep water pumps going during blackouts, the president told MPs
Police Minister Bheki Cele and his team of officers appear to be better at arresting radials than criminals
The new electricity minister says that he will not interfere with the process of hiring a new Eskom chief executive but this needed to be done soon
Only the uninitiated or the hopelessly optimistic would have been merely disappointed by last night’s long and needlessly delayed cabinet announcement
ANC insiders are almost certain that Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will not remain the cooperative governance minister for long
The New Development Bank pledges billions of dollars towards infrastructure development in South Africa. Implementing infrastructure development is one of the measures the country is counting on to recover from the economic effects of Covid-19
Minister of public works and infrastructure Patricia de Lille and President Cyril Ramaphosa call for corruption crackdown in government during talks with investors on infrastructure development project in Midrand
Kgosientso Ramokgopa’s status of chairperson has been turned to that of a convener
The SACP also said it noted that the recent and renewed wave of violence in Tshwane was a continuation of previous divisions and factionalism.
The man said to be the mastermind behind the Tshwane violence says it’s all a plot to discredit him by his political foes.
"The leadership says it hears your plea. We resolve problems through engagements," Ramokgopa told party members at a community hall in Atteridgeville.
Violent service delivery protests in Bronkhorstspruit has seen demonstrators torch the Zithobeni satellite police station and municipal offices.
Just weeks before new street names for Pretoria were approved, the Tshwane metro council changed policy requiring consultation with residents.
Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says Afrikaners are not the "object of contempt" regarding proposed city street names changes in Pretoria.
The Tshwane metro council has denied that municipal departments have been placed under administration due to poor performance and corruption.
Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says Pretoria will be renamed Tshwane before the end of 2012 — regardless of the cost or opposition to the move.
Tshwane’s re-elected ANC chairperson Kgosientso Ramokgopa has vowed to act on ill-disciplined members just hours after he reclaimed his position.
African National Congress members in the Tshwane region elected two sets of leaders at two separate conferences over the weekend.
As top leaders jostle for support in the run-up to next month’s regional conferences, four ANC regions in Gauteng are heading for a shake-up.
Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa leaves for the United States on Saturday to try and attract investments which could prompt job creation.
Will there be a change in the government that runs the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality come the end of May?
Only two of the country’s six top metros are likely to retain their mayors after the local government elections in May.
Kgosientso “Sputla” Ramokgopa was elected mayor of Tshwane on Tuesday over Democratic Alliance candidate Gerhardus Pretorius by 92 votes to 49 votes. The Mail and Guardian had established in July that outgoing mayor Gwen Ramokgoba’s nephew was tipped to take the position. A committee member that wanted to remain anonymous said, “These are the rewards […]
New mayors for Tshwane and Ekurhuleni metropolitans have been appointed, the South African Broadcasting Corporation reported on Monday.