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23 May 2017
19 May 2017
Eskom wants to keep lights on this winter
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...
02 Mar 2017
Afriforum: Eskom disconnects illegal electricity connections in Grabouw
Eskom disconnected illegal electricity connections in Blikkiesdorp, the informal settlement outside Grabouw, on 1 March 2017 after AfriForum had brought charges of culpable homicide against...
09 Dec 2016
Eskom: Eskom seeks justice for 29 deceased, 82 injured as a result of electricity theft
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...
25 May 2016
Eskom to waive Soweto users’ debt, on condition
Eskom will waive Soweto residents’ debt repayments as an incentive to convert to prepaid meters, it was revealed  in a written reply in Parliament by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) on...
10 Mar 2016
DA WC: Nceba Hinana says DA urges communities to report cable theft and illegal electricity connections
In recent years, South Africa has been experiencing chronic electricity blackouts. This comes after ESKOM’s failure to deliver sufficient energy supply. The DA is concerned about some of the...
26 Feb 2016
IFP: Blessed Gwala: Address by IFP MPL, during his response to The Province Address 2016, KZN Legislature (26/02/2016)
Madame Speaker, I would like to thank the Premier, Hon E S Mchunu for his address to this House yesterday. As the Inkatha Freedom Party we recognise the Hon Edward Senzo Mchunu as the only Premier...
DA Mogale City: DA calls on Mogale City to investigate claims of municipality approved illegal electricity
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called upon the Mogale City Local Municipality to investigate claims that illegal electricity connections are being sanctioned by municipal officials. The DA was...
17 Sep 2015
ANC, COSATU and SACP: Statement of the Gauteng Alliance on the occasion of the launch of the Provincial Anti-Crime Campaign
The ANC, SANCO, COSATU and the SACP in Gauteng Province are launching the provincial anti-crime campaign under the banner of “Communities United Against Crime, Drugs and Police Killings”. This...
20 Aug 2015
DA NW: Cllr Erna Rossouw says DA considers criminal charges as Madibeng illegal electricity connections can kill residents
The Democratic Alliance in Madibeng is taking advice on criminal charges against the Acting Municipal Manager, and Mayor, of Madibeng as illegal electricity connections fail to be addressed and can...
19 Aug 2015
Eskom: No load shedding currently taking place
There has been no load shedding for the past ten days as the power system is currently constrained but stable. Eskom’s aim is to meet the country’s electricity needs and maintain its power...
14 Aug 2015
IFP: KP Sithole says every citizen has a right to basic services
The Inkatha Freedom Party is saddened about the death of Gonondo Kheswa of Empilisweni in Thokoza, Gauteng who was a learner at Tswarogang primary school. The boy was electrocuted to death by...
29 Apr 2014
Service delivery in South Africa: Putting the poo-cart before the horse
The South African Civil Society Information Service
One of the ANC’s 2014 election slogans proudly boasts “A better life for all.”  Its claim is supported by a series of service delivery achievements such as the building of three million (a...
08 Aug 2013
DA: Statement by Mmusi Maimane, DA Leader in the City of Johannesburg, to request urgent meeting with City of Joburg officials over Protea South protests (08/08/2013)
Today, hundreds of residents from Protea South in Soweto, are protesting against service delivery issues. I visited Protea South just this week after residents of the area informed the DA that...

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