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South Africa plans new law to accelerate power capacity 

By: Bloomberg     17th January 2023 South Africa’s National Energy Crisis Committee, a body run by the office of President Cyril Ramaphosa, expects record power outages to ease as... 

Eskom's Ankerlig plant

Eskom, Treasury at odds over diesel funds as loadshedding crisis deepens 

By: News24Wire      17th January 2023 As chronic loadshedding continues indefinitely, a behind-the-scenes dispute has broken out between National Treasury and Eskom over where the money... 

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan

Lawyers issue letter of demand to Eskom, Gordhan over loadshedding  

By: News24Wire      17th January 2023 Several high-profile lawyers, leaders, and NPOs have threatened Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan with legal... 

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Stage 4 and 5 loadshedding expected this week

By: News24Wire      16th January 2023 Stage 4 loadshedding will be implemented at 05:00 to 16:00 from Tuesday, followed by Stage 5 load shedding at 16:00 to 05:00 from Wednesday, Eskom... 

Outgoing Eskom CEO André de Ruyter

Eskom postpones briefing due to 'emergency' meeting with Ramaphosa  

By: News24Wire      16th January 2023 Eskom has postponed outgoing CEO André de Ruyter's planned briefing on Monday evening due to an emergency meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa.... 

South African flag and coin

Economists see a 45% chance of a South Africa recession in 2023 

By: Bloomberg     16th January 2023 Africa’s most industrialised economy faces a 45% chance of slipping into recession this year as South Africa’s electricity crisis deepens. The... 

Rand notes

Rand dives after Ramaphosa cancels Davos trip over energy crisis 

By: Reuters     16th January 2023 The rand dropped on Monday after President Cyril Ramaphosa cancelled a trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos to deal with the country's energy... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Ramaphosa cancels trip to World Economic Forum as loadshedding crisis deepens

By: News24Wire      16th January 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa has cancelled his “working trip” to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) gathering in Davos, Switzerland. Presidency... 

Mineral Resources and Energy minister Gwede Mantashe

Mantashe claims Eskom's power crisis can be fixed in 6 to 12 months  

By: News24Wire      13th January 2023 As South Africa remains in the grips of Stage 6 loadshedding - with large electricity tariff hikes also now on the cards - Mineral Resources and... 

Legal scales

Johannesburg High Court returns to online hearings due to loadshedding

By: News24Wire      13th January 2023 Constant outages due to loadshedding have led to the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg reverting to the online system that was adopted during the... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa 'deeply regrets' loadshedding, says Presidency spokesperson

By: News24Wire      13th January 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa "deeply regrets" the current electricity crisis and has demanded "urgency" in implementing priority areas of the National... 

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