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Eskom suspends power cuts in MP municipality after receiving payment

JOHANNESBURG, October 16 – Eskom on Monday suspended its planned supply interruption to the Govan Mbeki local municipality in Mpumalanga after it reached a payment agreement with the municipality.   This comes after Eskom started cutting the power supply to Govan Mbeki Local municipality from Monday last week and affecting areas such as Secunda, Embalenhle, Bethal, and Emzinoni as the municipality was over half […]

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Eskom interim CEO blames “oversight” in friend’s monthly R100k contract

JOHANNESBURG, October 12 – Eskom’s interim group chief executive, Sean Maritz, on Thursday “acknowledged the oversight” in hiring his friend on a R100,000-per-month contract without following proper procedure, but rejected that this was irregular. This comes after weekend media reports that Maritz had previously received a written warning because he did not declare that the lucrative contract was given […]