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Eskom CEO on the power utility’s latest round of load-shedding

South Africa has once again been plunged into darkness. Plagued by ageing equipment and maintenance issues, Eskom has seen breakdowns, triggering stage four of load-shedding this week. Today the power utility announced the suspension of two managers at its power stations. Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter joins CNBC Africa for more.

South Africa’s Eskom to implement power cuts on Tuesday after breakdowns

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African power utility Eskom will implement planned blackouts on Tuesday after breakdowns at a number of power stations in the last two days, it said on...

South Africa sees worst power cuts on record in 2020, research shows

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has endured its worst power cuts on record this year, research by the country’s national science council showed on Friday. The power...

South Africa’s Eskom implements power cuts after breakdowns

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African power utility Eskom will implement planned blackouts on both Tuesday and Wednesday after breakdowns at a number of power stations overnight, it said on Tuesday.

South Africa’s Eskom seeks $221 million damages over coal deal

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Power utility Eskom and South Africa’s Special Investigating Unit (SIU) said on Monday they had issued a court summons in an effort to recoup 3.8 billion rand...

South Africa’s Eskom cannot say how long latest power cuts will last

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s state utility Eskom cannot say how long a new round of power cuts that began on Friday will last, its spokesman Sikonathi Mantshantsha told Reuters.Eskom...

One of the influential fathers of power in Africa dies aged 90

There is no doubt that his integrity, credibility, drive, inherent humility and care for people, also profoundly helped to motivate Eskom staff during many difficult times.

South Africa’s Eskom implements first power outages in months

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Struggling South African power utility Eskom implemented planned power outages for the first time since March on Friday, ending a period of unusually stable power supply thanks...
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