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SA nears record year of load shedding - just 6 months in

SA nears record year of load shedding – just 6 months in

Africa-Press - South-Africa. South Africa’s crippling power cuts are approaching an annual record, and there are still six months to go. Spurred by an illegal...
FNB outages leave customers stranded and frustrated for hours

FNB outages leave customers stranded and frustrated for hours

Africa-Press - South-Africa. UPDATE: FNB has resolved the IT issues and says its digital channels and bank cards are fully functional. FNB customers have been left...
Police have opened two cases of intimidation related to Eskom protests

Police have opened two cases of intimidation related to Eskom protests

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Police say they have opened two cases of intimidation related to the unlawful strikes at Eskom, which the power utility has...
Load shedding causes more hardship for grant recipients

Load shedding causes more hardship for grant recipients

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Residents of Khayelitsha and surrounding areas protested outside the Department of Social Development on Thursday. They are demanding the South African...
SIU still to recover R1.3 billion linked to public works corruption, says De Lille

SIU still to recover R1.3 billion linked to public works corruption, says De Lille

Africa-Press - South-Africa. The Special Investigating Unit is pushing ahead with its aim to recover funds from irregularly awarded public works contracts to the...
South Africans have yet to claim R33.5 billion in unpaid life policy and investment proceeds

South Africans have yet to claim R33.5 billion in unpaid life policy and investment...

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Life insurers and unit trust companies are holding some R33.5 billion for policyholders, investors and their beneficiaries who have failed to...
Eskom: NUM, Numsa deal with divisions, allege 'fake news' as some members reject 7% increase

Eskom: NUM, Numsa deal with divisions, allege ‘fake news’ as some members reject 7%...

Africa-Press - South-Africa. After a week of protests at Eskom operations that no one has claimed responsibility for plunged the country into Stage 6...
Load shedding at Loftus? Bulls charged up to combat blackouts for Boks v Wales

Load shedding at Loftus? Bulls charged up to combat blackouts for Boks v Wales

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Load shedding won't leave Loftus in the dark ahead of the Springboks' first Test in front of home fans since August...
Amid load shedding pain, more than 50% of Soweto residents are illegally connected to grid - Eskom

Amid load shedding pain, more than 50% of Soweto residents are illegally connected to...

Africa-Press - South-Africa. As Soweto residents marched to the office of Johannesburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse last week to demand a more sustainable and consistent...
'It's unfair' to blame me or govt for Eskom crisis - Mantashe on defensive at urgent Cabinet meeting

‘It’s unfair’ to blame me or govt for Eskom crisis – Mantashe on defensive...

Africa-Press - South-Africa. A Cabinet committee was meeting urgently on Wednesday to deliberate on the crises at Eskom after the power utility plunged the...