Load Shedding Haunts South African Power Utility as Lawsuit Looms
Over 400 businesses from multiple sectors including agriculture, retail, manufacturing, IT and hospitality have joined the suit against Eskom over threats to their livelihoods caused by what Abduraouph Kamaar, senior associate at De Beer Attorneys, said is the result of "corruption" and "malfeasance" by the embattled power utility.
News24Wire, 7 May 2019
A law firm believes that its plans to launch a class action against Eskom over load shedding are viable, despite a previous statement from the power utility that there are limited… Read more »
Eskom's national control centre (file photo).
Daily Maverick, 25 April 2019
Beneath the electioneering bubble of sound bites and choreographed photo opportunities lies an economic governance nightmare. For 72 hours at the end of March 2019, Eskom took… Read more »
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Eskom, South Africa's biggest power utility, has had crisis after crisis exposed over the years. They are R440 billion in debt (and counting) and are once again asking for ... Read more »
Seven generators giving in at the same time? The Board of Eskom has today convened an urgent meeting with the company's executive management and Minister of Public Enterprises ... Read more »