Eskom warns SA to be ready for power cuts if unexpected breakdowns happen
Eskom says it will have to review a decision to halt load shedding for a month if there are any more unexpected breakdowns at its power stations this festive season.
Eskom acknowledges 'some' responsibility for poor work at Kusile, Medupi
The parastatal says around 10 reputable international companies were contracted to conduct crucial work on the two power stations over a period of time but continued to deliver substandard work.
Concerns raised over increased crime activity during load shedding
National police say officers do have the capacity to ensure citizens and their belongings are safe despite being easy targets during load shedding.
Rebuilding after Alex fire going very slowly, says Gift of the Givers
The humanitarian organisation is one of many groups assisting the community with building material and manpower.
#LoadShedding: National power grid stable, for now
On Saturday night the utility warned there was a high probability of another day of scheduled power cuts, but the national power grid seems stable, for now.
Use electricity sparingly, urges Eskom
On Saturday night the the utility warned there was a high probability of another day of scheduled power cuts.
Flood warning lifted by weather service
Residents can still expect scattered showers and thundershowers this afternoon.
20 people die in road accidents in KZN over the weekend
In the latest crash on the N2 near Empangeni, 13 people died when a vehicle collided with a minibus taxi on Saturday night.
Load shedding is cancelled for today
Eskom says at least two large generating units have now come online.
Will Eskom take legal action against companies doing shoddy work?
Eskom says shoddy work done by contractors is costing money and has contributed to load shedding.
Police hunt man who killed boy (3) in Limpopo
Samson Sithole's body was found by a passerby outside Groblersdal who alerted officers on Friday.
Eskom: High probability for stage 2 load shedding today
Eskom has however vowed to keep the lights on from 15 December to the 15 January without any power cuts.
Cops probe deadly KZN road crash
It’s understood two vehicles crashed on the R614 near Appelsbosch on Saturday.
Only God can save us, says resident of fire-ravaged Alexandra
A fire ripped through a large section of the informal settlement on Thursday afternoon, destroying more than 600 shacks.
Death of man accused of starting Alex fire under investigation
It’s understood community members attacked him when the blaze started on Thursday night.
Fire-hit Alexandra residents rebuilding homes ahead of expected rain
Humanitarian organisations, including Gift of the Givers, are now in the area assisting those who lost their belongings in the fire.
Cele: 'Police have learnt lessons from Global Citizen Festival safety debacle'
On Sunday night, several festival-goers were robbed and attacked while waiting for transport home from the Global Citizen Festival event in Soweto.
Scrapping of e-tolls in hands of national govt, says Gauteng premier's office
Gauteng Premier David Makhura's spokesperson Thabo Masebe says the premier did what he could and it’s now up to President Cyril Ramaphosa to decide on the matter.