Mchunu visits Nelson Mandela Bay amid water crisis

Water and Sanitation (DWS) Minister, Senzo Mchunu, says the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality and national government must work together as one team to ensure that residents in the metro are not without water. “The department and municipalities need to do better in terms of managing water abstraction and water consumption in the Nelson Mandela […]


South Africans face a fuel price increase of atleast R2.30 from Wednesday

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has announced a price increase of at least R2.30 for all fuel variants from Wednesday. The price of illuminating paraffin is also expected to go up with gas prices showing a decrease. The price adjustments are as follows: Petrol (both 93 ULP and LRP) will increase by […]


Expect load shedding for weeks to come, starting with stage 6 on Monday

Eskom says that it will implement stage 6 load shedding on Monday, with load shedding expected to take place at various levels for “the next few weeks”. “As the generation capacity shortages persist over the next few weeks, load shedding will continue to be implemented at various stages. Eskom cautions the public that it will […]

Eskom to take action against striking workers-De Ruyter

Eskom CEO, Andre de Ruyter, says the power utility will be taking action against workers who embarked on an illegal strike over the past week. The strike hit the power utility hard, with up to 90% of workers absent from duty – plunging the country into stage six load shedding as a mitigating measure to […]

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