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Mpumalanga municipalities to be have power interruptions this weekend

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom will continue interrupting power supply to the eMalahleni and Msukaligwa municipalities in Mpumalanga over the weekend after the municipalities failed to pay outstanding debt, Eskom said on Saturday. On Saturday and Sunday the power supply to the municipalities would be interrupted from 8.30am to 11am and from 3pm to 5.30pm, the state […]

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Mpumalanga hospitals concerned after Eskom cuts municipal power supply

JOHANNESBURG, February 17 (ANA) – The Hospital Association of South Africa (Hasa) said on Friday that it was gravely concerned by Eskom’s decision to implement power cuts to two defaulting municipalities in Mpumalanga. Eskom announced on Thursday that it would start implementing scheduled bulk power supply interruptions in eMalahleni and Msukaligwa municipalities. The power supply […]

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Minister Brown supports Eskom procurement policy

JOHANNESBURG January 24 – Eskom will continue to “radically but fairly” transform coal procurement because this is a non-negotiable national imperative, Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown said on Tuesday. Eskom is currently embroiled in a bitter disagreement with one of its suppliers, Exxaro, over the diversified resources group’s black economic empowerment (BEE) policy. Last month, […]

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Investigate North West municipalities – Cosatu

JOHANNESBURG – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in North West on Wednesday called on the provincial government to investigate the municipalities who have failed to pay their Eskom electricity bills. Eskom interrupted its bulk electricity supply to the North West municipalities of Naledi, Lekwa-Teemane and Kgetlengrivier, affecting the towns of Vryburg, Stella, […]