| It is our own failure that led to load shedding - Blade Nzimande
SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says the tripartite alliance must take responsibility for recent load shedding.

View Article | WATCH | 'It has never been like this' - small business owners slam load shedding 'mess'
As South Africans continue to grapple with load shedding - currently at stage 4 - it would appear many small business owners are taking strain because of the latest round of "ridiculous" power outages.

View Article | Unpopular decisions must be made to fix ailing SOEs - Mabuza
Unpopular decisions will have to be made to fix ailing state-owned enterprises, said Deputy President David Mabuza who also apologised for load shedding during his address at the SACP's special national congress.

View Article | Creecy commits to enhancing SA's climate change contributions at COP25
Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy says South Africa is committed to enhancing its nationally determined contributions to address climate change through present and upcoming legislation.

View Article | Wednesday's weather: Rain to persist across most of SA
Several provinces can expect sustained rain in the form of isolated showers and thundershowers on Wednesday, according to the SA Weather Service.

View Article | Ramaphosa set to meet Eskom leadership after decision to cut Egypt trip short
The Presidency has confirmed to News24 President Cyril Ramaphosa will cut his trip to Egypt short, returning home to deal with the ongoing power crisis.

View Article | Gauteng floods: Two bags of clothes and birth certificates is all one family could salvage
With water levels rising drastically, Margaret Ngobeni only managed to grab two bags full of clothes and birth certificates and escaped with her three children as her Eerste Fabriek informal settlement home in Mamelodi was destroyed.

View Article | Boksburg man who allegedly strangled wife to death granted bail
Sixteen days of no violence against women and children ended on a sour note for the family of Nhlanhla Mphahlele, 43, after her alleged killer, Mzwandile Mphahlele, 48, was granted bail in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court.

View Article | Police helplines, ATMs and public services take strain during load shedding
Rolling blackouts in South Africa have affected some public services over the last few days, including the police's emergency phone line in Port Elizabeth, and some ATMs.

View Article | uBaba is back
Spotted on a plane, and with a full contingent of VIP protection at his house, all indications are that former president Jacob Zuma is back in South Africa, a day after he missed the deadline to make submissions to the Zondo commission.

View Article | 'It’s us who messed up Eskom' – former deputy finance minister Mondli Gungubele
ANC national executive committee member and former deputy finance minister Mondli Gungubele says the blame for the state of Eskom lies squarely with the governing party.

View Article | WATCH | FULL INTERVIEW: Malema on EFF's elective conference... and if he'll stand for 5 more years
EFF leader Julius Malema says he's happy with the fierce lobbying in the party ahead of its second elective conference, which kicks off on Friday. Watch.

View Article | Joburg man sentenced to 13 life terms after being found guilty on 54 counts, including rape, kidnapping
Sibusiso Ndlovu - who was found guilty of 54 violent offences, ranging from rape, to kidnapping and assault - has been sentenced to 13 life terms and 185 years in prison.

View Article | Warrant of arrest issued for paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale, anaesthetist accused of culpable homicide
A warrant of arrest has been issued for paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale and anaesthetist Dr Abdulhay Munshi.

View Article | Don't let cash, Chicken Licken or booze influence you, EFF delegates cautioned
EFF delegates have been cautioned not to discuss leadership positions ahead of the organisation's four-day elective conference.

View Article | 'Can I claim from Eskom?' - From spoilt food to job fears, South Africans share load shedding nightmares
People across the country have shared how rolling power outages were affecting their lives - from those struggling to keep jobs or businesses open, to others who depend on electricity for medical treatment.

View Article | Electricity surge after load shedding may be behind fire in Free State nurse's room
An appliance which exploded after load shedding may have caused a fire in the room of a 35-year-old Free State nurse at Albert Nzula Hospital.

View Article | Gauteng floods: One person dead, another missing
At least one person has died and another is missing as a result of the flooding that hit Tshwane.

View Article | Fire leaves 164 people homeless in Pietermaritzburg
A fire gutted 97 shacks, leaving 164 people homeless in Jika Joe informal settlement in Pietermaritzburg over the weekend.

View Article | Residents and municipality blame each other after child, 9, electrocuted
The residents of G-West informal settlement in Walmer, Port Elizabeth, blame the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality for the death of nine-year-old Siyabonga Scheepers, who who was electrocuted by izinyoka, an illegal electricity connection.

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