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Cable theft and infrastructure vandalism across South Africa was costing state-owned enterprises Eskom, Prasa and Transnet and partially state-owned Telkom R7 billion a year in direct losses.

South32 hit the sweet spot with the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) approving a rand baseline energy supply agreement for its Hillside Aluminium smelter to continue at least until 2031, supplying Eskom’s coal requirements.

Power utility Eskom has announced that it has embarked on a digital journey to increase its availability to its customers.

[BREAKING NEWS] Eskom implementing stage 2 power cuts from 4pm until 9pm. The power utility says the system is severely constrained due to high electricity demand. The power utility is urging people to reduce their electricity usage. #DStv403  #eNCA 

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BREAKING NEWS: Eskom will implement stage 2 #loadshedding  from 4PM this afternoon. #SABCNews 

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The rand fell to a three-and-a-half month low yesterday, closing R14.73 to the dollar after Eskom announced a new bout of power cuts and interest rates were put on ice.

Eskom is warning there may be blackouts at short notice should there be a further loss in generating capacity. The power utility says the system is severe, constrained due to high electricity demand. #DStv403  #eNCA  #TheMiddayView 

Power cuts are back after weeks of reprieve. Eskom has announced that it is implementing stage 2 #loadshedding  between 4pm to 9pm on Thursday. #SABCNews 

Eskom warns of possible blackouts at short notice

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Soweto residents are planning to protest at Eskom's Megawatt Park Head Office today. They're unhappy with constant power cuts which they say are not related to the rolling power outages. eNCA's @LindokuhlXulu1  reports. #DStv403 

Breaking News: Former Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza has passed on due to COVID-19.

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[BREAKING NEWS] eskom'>Former Eskom board chairman Jabu Mabuza has passed away. It’s understood he died of COVID-19 related complications.

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[BREAKING NEWS] UK arrests Michael Lomas after SA extradition request. Lomas is linked to R745m Kusile corruption case. He’ll join three co-accused, including former Eskom exec France Hlakudi, in court. #DStv403 

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Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has placed Cyril Ramaphosa at the centre of an allegedly unjustifiable coal contract worth R1.4 billion awarded to Glencore in 2012.  Molefe says Ramaphosa had a 9.4% stake in Optimum Mine which was later bought by Glencore.

[BREAKING NEWS]: Eskom has announced it will be implementing Stage 2 #Loadshedding  from 22:00 tonight (Tuesday) until 05:00 am tomorrow. The power utility says this is necessary to preserve emergency generation reserves, in preparation for higher demand expected in January.

Eskom has cancelled a R100-million tender awarded to a company owned by Nomvula Mabuza, the niece of Eskom’s former chairperson, Jabu Mabuza, after investigations flagged irregularities in the process leading to it being awarded.

Two Eskom employees were kidnapped on Sunday and forced to restore illegal connections in Ekurhuleni.

Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer negotiated a contract with a construction firm in which he held shares & asked a subordinate to find a job for his brother-in-law without disclosing that he was a relative, according to probes commissioned by the company. | @Fin24 

High Court dismisses Eskom’s bid to double electricity prices

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