Medupi Power Plant

Polluting power plant faces closure

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

Coal divestment hits South Africa

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

Cancel Eskom’s odious debt to the World Bank

It was never in the public interest to incur a debt of $3.75-billion to build coal-burning Medupi

Eskom: From fail to bail to auction block

A Greenpeace report outlines ways Eskom can adopt green technology and save itself financially

Jozi’s biogas plant goes to waste

The Northern Works sewage plant could generate 4.2MW of power but is operating at 20% capacity

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

Energy sector favours home-grown help for Eskom

​Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan had been forced to give up his plan to import technical assistance for Eskom from Rome

More power to greenfield thinking

Eskom put its future into just two megaplants, a handful of contractors and a single energy coal which some of our banks will no longer finance.

Budget notes from the bathroom

Run your home like a country and you’ll soon learn how to hold the government accountable

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history