Kusile Power Station

Mabuza’s ‘distant relative’ scored big

Eskom’s woes are often because of boiler problems at its power plants. R50-billion has been set aside to fix them, but some of the contracts are going to questionable entities

Some tips for Eskom’s new boss

Regular maintenance, zero corruption and no emergency coal procurement are the main issues

Polluting power plant faces closure

The environment department has lost patience with Eskom’s defiance of air pollution regulations

​Creating a sustainable future with technological innovation and skills development

General Electric looks back at the progress it has made in over 120 years in Africa

On top of everything else Eskom also loses furniture worth R5-million

Items meant for the more than R300-million defunct Kusile accommodation project goes missing but no one is facing arrest

Eskom wastes R300m on housing

The power utility cancelled the construction of flats for Kusile power station workers amid claims of mismanagement, fraud and corruption

Power stations truck up Eskom’s image

Despite the exorbitant costs of new facilities, they are not delivering on expectations

Coal divestment hits South Africa

COMMENT If you’re a global mining giant, you want out of coal quick sticks for the simple reason...

Hadebe tries to allay fears of job losses in internal Eskom memo

"One of the questions that I hear being asked most often, is: ‘Will I still have a job in this turnaround of Eskom?’," the memo from Hadebe read

Utility vows to complete Medupi and Kusile stations

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

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

Eskom cannot rule out more rolling blackouts in coming months

The power utility is facing a myriad of problems, warning it cannot rule out the continued possibility of load-shedding for the coming 6-12 months

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