Monthly Archives: May 2019

No load shedding in over a month

Eskom has not implemented load shedding for 36 consecutive days, it said on Monday. The power utility’s Chief Operating Officer Jan Oberholzer said the power utility remains fully committed to working diligently over the coming months to recover the power system through the implementation of the Generation 9-Point Plan which sets out to improve the energy availability factor (EAF). At

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Peaceful elections for SA

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Luwellyn Landers has assured members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM) that South Africa does not have “no-go” area zones. The assurance follows media reports that some members of the observer mission had a fear of being attacked by some members of the community. “As the Government and

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All systems go for elections next week

South Africa’s 26.7 million registered voters have been urged to flock to the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC) 22 000 voting stations to cast their ballot in the National and Provincial Election on 8 May.  The clarion call was made by IEC chairperson Glen Mashinini on Tuesday during the launch of the National Results Operations Centre (ROC) in Pretoria.  Addressing delegates

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