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South Africa’s biggest city is facing its own load shedding problem – and it can’t cope anymore

Johannesburg power utility City Power warns that stage 4 load shedding is placing too much strain on its resources, leading to prolonged breakdowns and outages.

June 29, 2022
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energy

A step-by-step guide on how to get off Eskom’s grid – including the cost

Many people are looking for backup power solutions for their homes and businesses to see them through unpredictable and productivity-killing Eskom load shedding and are also fed up with the rocketi...

June 29, 2022
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business opinion

5 important things happening in South Africa today

South Africa faces possible ratings downgrade due to stage 6 load shedding; the strikes at the power utility are also expected to lead to further unrest; South Africa is still grappling with mandat...

June 29, 2022
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government

How South Africa’s new NHI will be introduced: health minister

South Africa’s new National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme is set to be introduced in several stages and not all at once, says health minister Joe Phaahla.

June 29, 2022
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government

Oil heading for first monthly decline since November

Oil took a breather after a three-day rally as concerns over a demand-sapping recession filtered back into the market, overshadowing signs that global stockpiles and supply continue to tighten.

June 29, 2022
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energy

Gordhan on stage 6 load shedding and the forecast for the rest of the week

A culmination of factors, including violent intimidation, is responsible for South Africa seeing some of its worst load shedding on record, says public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan.

June 28, 2022
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trending

South Africa is still an attractive investment, with billions flowing in: government

A recent report from the South African Reserve Banks shows how much foreign direct investment has occurred over the first quarter of 2022.

June 28, 2022
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government

Why South Africa’s central bank has an insanely high average pay

South Africa’s central bank this week pointed to both price and financial stability, as its priority objectives, at a time of increasing inflation. It is also tasked with guarding against systemic ...

June 28, 2022
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trending

This South African town has been without water for 8 months

Residents from this North West town claim that their water has been off since October 2021 and that water tankers have been inconsistent in townships.

June 28, 2022
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government

Stage 6 rolling blackouts: Joburg ‘actively working on long-term solutions’

The City of Johannesburg says it recently held its first Energy Indaba to attract investment in alternative energy solutions and to start the process of bringing on board independent power producer...

June 28, 2022
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energy

The truth about flying in South Africa right now: Airlink CEO

While the loss of Comair has created a gap in domestic travel in South Africa, an argument can be made that there was already too much capacity on the market, says Airlink chief executive Rodger Fo...

June 28, 2022
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business

Eskom moves to stage 6 load shedding – here is the schedule

Eskom has announced that stage 6 load shedding will be implemented from 16h00 until 22h00 on Tuesday evening (28 June).

June 28, 2022
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energy