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POWER ALERT: Eskom continues with loadshedding

Power alert: Stage 4 loadshedding implemented but Eskom states that technicians are working around the clock to return generation units to the network.
loadshedding

Options to consider to survive loadshedding

Loadshedding is becoming a daily reality in South Africa, and is not only affecting businesses and essential services, but households as well.
Central Energy Fund

Sacked: Chairman of South Africa’s Central Energy Fund

The minister of energy, Jeff Radebe, has announced the removal of Luvo Makasi as the director and chairperson of the Central Energy...
Eskom loadshedding

POWER ALERT: Eskom to continue with loadshedding this week

Due to a loss in capacity, Eskom will implement rotational loadshedding this week starting on Monday, 18 March from 09h00 to 23h00.
water resources

Saving Africa’s water resources drop by drop

Malawi’s Blantyre Water Board is undertaking an innovative resource management project to preserve water resources with every drop.
coal stockpiles

SA mining house capitalises on coal market

South African Exxaro Resources has capitalised on favourable conditions in the domestic and international coal markets for the year ending December 2018.
energy projects

Op-ed: Insights into challenges surrounding energy projects in Africa

Land rights, political instability and corruption are among the challenges that delay the development of energy projects across Africa.
Eskom loadshedding

Ed’s Note | As darkness falls across the land…

Eskom Loadshedding is having a significant economic and social-psychological toll on South Africans, and everyone is looking for answers.
dysfunctional municipalities

Eskom establishes turnaround plan to address challenges

According to South Africa's Deputy President David Mabuza, Eskom has developed a detailed turnaround plan to address its challenges.

World Water Day on 22 March: “Leaving no one behind”

World Water Day on 22 March: A Cape Town bottling plant has managed to reduce its waste water by over 60%, saving more than 90 million litres of municipal water since January 2017.

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