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Gordhan, Eskom’s Mabuza to address power crisis as rolling blackouts continue

JOHANNESBURG, March 19 – South Africa’s state-owned electricity company Eskom continued implementing rolling blackouts on Tuesday as its crippled generating units struggled to supply enough power in a crisis likely to further hurt the ailing economy. The government said public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan and Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza would address the media on the current electricity […]

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Power cuts here to stay in the short term, MPs hear

PARLIAMENT, February 13 – South Africans could face loadshedding until at least the end of March if the current electricity supply crisis persists, Parliament’s public enterprises portfolio committee was informed on Tuesday.   Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and his acting director general Thuto Shomang briefed MPs on the problems facing the power utility which […]