load shedding

 
SA’s GDP slumps to its lowest in a decade
SA’s GDP slumps to its lowest in a decade
South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 3.2% in the first quarter of 2019, the largest quarterly drop in GDP in 10 years, with...
Hadebe tries to allay fears of job losses in internal Eskom memo
Hadebe tries to allay fears of job losses in internal Eskom memo
"Will I still have a job in this turnaround of Eskom?"
Load-shedding dooms SA profits
Load-shedding dooms SA profits
It is Tuesday morning and there are no customers in Vero’s Cakes, but the small bakery in Randburg is buzzing with activity as workers fill the...
SA sugar industry outlook still sour
SA sugar industry outlook still sour
The country’s sugar industry remains stuck in the doldrums, thanks to a number of factors.
IEC stays calm in the face of chaos
IEC stays calm in the face of chaos
The chief electoral officer of the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s (IEC), Sy Mamabolo, rattles off statistics with ease, and on everything...
Shedding loads of tears
Shedding loads of tears
I would like to dissect the term “load-shedding” now to try to get to the bottom of this shared experience.
Eskom cannot rule out more rolling blackouts in coming months
Eskom cannot rule out more rolling blackouts in coming months
There is “no magic wand” to rid South Africa of the current bout of load-shedding as Eskom faces a myriad of historical, financial and...
Budget 2019: EFF and DA detail key issues for Mboweni to prioritise
Budget 2019: EFF and DA detail key issues for Mboweni to prioritise
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) are gearing up for Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s budget speech on...
Dissatisfied workers a real threat to power utility and economy
Dissatisfied workers a real threat to power utility and economy
South Africans were forced into a debate about whether it was ageing infrastructure, money woes, incompetence or sabotage that caused the latest...
Medupi and Kusile: Costly and faulty
Medupi and Kusile: Costly and faulty
Load-shedding may extend into the coming weeks, according to Eskom’s own forecasts, because the utility faces a confluence of factors that have...
A ruskansie by any other name
A ruskansie by any other name
Countries that hug the Mediterranean, such as Spain, Italy and Greece, or those in Latin America like Brazil or Colombia, are well-known for their...
EFF calls on Gordhan to resign over Eskom blunders
EFF calls on Gordhan to resign over Eskom blunders
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Parliament has called on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to resign over the latest round of power...

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