Tshediso Matona

Former Eskom CEO breaks down ‘culture of maintenance deferral’

On Tuesday, Tshediso Matona explained how Eskom’s lack of procedure led to a R23-billion cash injection and a R1-billion a month diesel procurement.

Zuma says sorry to fired Eskom boss

Word is that abruptly axed Eskom head Tshediso Matona has been offered a plum planning commission job.

Lights out for Matona as Eskom takes the power back

After months of scrapping with Eskom at the Labour Court and the CCMA, suspended CEO Tshediso Matona has agreed to go quietly.

Eskom CEO challenges suspension

The power utility's chief executive, Tshediso Matona, is challenging his suspension in the Labour Court in Johannesburg.

Punch-drunk Eskom at a standstill

Critical decisions are on hold as top bosses battle it out and other employees fear layoffs.

Eskom’s Matone to CCMA over ‘unfair suspension’

While deputy president Ramaphosa assures the country that the Eskom boardroom shenanigans "are not squabbles", Eskom's controversial chair stays put.

Eskom chiefs put on ice by gatvol board

And the Cabinet’s ‘war room’ has lost patience with the utility’s handling of the crisis it faces.

Eskom withdraws top bosses from costly WEF junket

Days after the M&G revealed that Eskom bosses plan to attend the WEF summit in Davos, the broke power utility announced the trip has been scrapped.

Eskom hopes no load shedding for the week ahead

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said that while the week looked clear on load shedding they still couldn't rule out the possibility of power cuts.

New Eskom CEO Matona is ‘weak’, say ex-colleagues

The embattled parastatal needs a fighter at its helm, critics say


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it