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23 May 2017
                       
 
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19 May 2017
 
 
 
 
Eskom wants to keep lights on this winter
ELECTRICITY
Eskom is promising to keep the lights on this winter, it said in a statement issued on Friday afternoon. It undertook to do this despite severe weather conditions that have already started to grip...
 
 
27 Apr 2017
 
Eskom: Tip-off leads to arrest of two men for cable theft
STATEMENT
Two men, including a Lesotho national, were arrested on 21 April 2017 in connection with the theft of electricity cable at Eskom’s Kardell substation in Stilfontein, North West. The arrest came as...
 
 
23 Apr 2017
 
Eskom: Armed cable thieves arrested in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal
STATEMENT
Last Monday, 17 April 2017, members of Eskom’s Security Investigations team arrested four men who were found in possession of stolen overhead conductor cable in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal. The arrest...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
Eskom: Eskom removes illegal connections in Tshwane
STATEMENT
Illegally connected electricity users in Pienaarspoort, in Tshwane got a rude awakening on 30 March 2017 when Eskom moved in on the area to remove the hundreds of illegal connections that pose a...
 
 
04 Apr 2017
 
02 Mar 2017
 
UNTU: Metrorail train hijacked by commuters
STATEMENT
Metrorail train 0277 was hijacked last night when passengers forced a train driver of the United National Transport Union (UNTU) to deviate from her route. Zina Katzen was on route from Durban to...
 
 
14 Feb 2017
 
 
 
MPs must “find their moral compass” – Radebe
POLITICS
Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on Tuesday appealed to MPs to “find their moral compass” and help restore decorum in Parliament. Opening the debate on President Jacob Zuma’s State of the...
 
 
03 Feb 2017
 
SAPS: Police on imprisonment of John Zwane for armed robbery and kidnapping
STATEMENT
John Oupa Zwane (44) has been sentenced to 22 years in prison after he was found guilty of armed robbery, kidnapping and illegal possession of a firearm by the Rustenburg Regional Court on 31...
 
 
02 Feb 2017
 
Afriforum: AfriForum lays complaint of culpable homicide against Eskom’s Koko
STATEMENT
AfriForum laid a complaint of culpable homicide in cooperation with the Grabouw community against Matshela Koko, acting CEO of Eskom, at the Grabouw Police Station on 2 February 2017. This follows...
 
 
27 Jan 2017
 
Eskom: Six members of Free State cable theft syndicate arrested
STATEMENT
Six members of the infamous Free State cable theft syndicate were arrested on Monday following the arrest of another member of the syndicate earlier this month. The group is believed to be behind...
 
 
13 Jan 2017
 
UNTU: Police not serious about combatting crime on trains
STATEMENT
The South African Police Service (SAPS) does not consider the senseless attacks on train crews and the vandalism of train coaches enough of a priority to keep separate statistics of these...
 
 
15 Dec 2016
 
UNTU: How many more UNTU members must die?
STATEMENT
The United National Transport Union (UNTU) is extremely disappointed in the attitude of the South African Police Service (SAPS) that they only need to protect commuters on train stations and...
 
 
14 Dec 2016
 
dti: Minister Davies welcomes the R150m Chinese investment at the Dube Trade Port
STATEMENT
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has welcomed the manufacturing investment by a Chinese company, Yangtze Optics Africa Cable (YOAC) at the Dube Trade Port Industrial Development...
 
 
09 Dec 2016
 
Eskom: Eskom seeks justice for 29 deceased, 82 injured as a result of electricity theft
STATEMENT
Eskom requests the help of the public to bring to book the electricity thieves who are responsible for the deaths of 29 people and for the serious injuries suffered by 82 others in Kwazulu-Natal...
 
 
05 Dec 2016
 
Eskom: Power alert 1 - Be electricity wise and safe at all times
STATEMENT
Public fatalities and injuries due to the unsafe use of electricity remains a major problem. The majority of these incidents are related to contact made with electricity and illegal connections....
 
 
 
                       
 
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