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The ‘drug’ that’s killing Eskom

The current electricity pricing policy rewards the power utility for inefficiencies. Fix it and the state-owned entity will have a chance to recover

Eskom burns on through bailout

Despite alarm over the recent lifeline, state says the power utility is not on the brink of collapse

Nersa increase places 90 000 mining jobs at risk

Initially, when Eskom made its tariff application, it was estimated it would cause 150 000 job losses while hastening the demise of the gold sector

Outages: Problems and solutions

The government has introduced a range of ways to address Eskom’s woes

Eskom’s price hike will hit jobs, place handbrake on economic growth

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa announced that Eskom’s tariffs will increase by 9.4% in 2019, 8.1% in 2020 and 5.2% in 2021

Nersa’s yes — no to Eskom

The power utility will get much less than it asked for, but the new tariffs will still bust pockets

It’s mine, all mine

A year ago, tensions between the government and the mining industry were high

Communities say Eskom tariff increase will make the cost of living unbearable

Nersa kicked off its nationwide public hearings in Cape Town this week to deliberate on Eskom’s tariff applications

Corruption, state capture behind Eskom’s downfall, Nersa hears

Outa says although Eskom brought about its own downfall, there were other factors, such as corruption and state capture, which worsened the situation

Nersa to begin hearings on electricity tariffs

Over the course of three weeks, Nersa will hold hearings on what the debt-laden power utility

Your guide to surviving 2019

Here’s our round-up of the outlook for electricity, taxes, fuel, wages and the economy

Eskom tariff hikes will deepen pain

The increases it wants will drive down sales and there is scepticism that the parastatal will be able to counter this

Latest

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world