Addressing the Load Shedding Impact: A Presidential Promise

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reassured the public that the government is actively working to mitigate the impact of load shedding on different sectors of society and the economy. Speaking in Parliament, Ramaphosa emphasized that the government’s primary focus is on reducing the severity and frequency of load shedding through various interventions coordinated by the National […]

The Load Shedding Dilemma: Protecting Your Appliances

South Africans have been facing an unfortunate surge in household appliance break-downs over the past few months, thanks to load shedding. When power comes back on after load shedding, it causes a sudden electricity surge that goes beyond regular voltage. This excess voltage damages electrical equipment and appliances connected to the mains power. This is […]

Rising from the Blackouts: Load Shedding Paves the Way for South Africa’s Energy Renaissance

South Africa’s Energy Revolution: A Load Shedding Trigger JP Landman, political and trend analyst, argues that load shedding is catalyzing South Africa’s energy evolution. The frustration and negative impact of load shedding are propelling the country towards an energy revolution, with investments of around R1.5 trillion expected in the energy sector within the next five […]

Electricity Crisis: Ramaphosa’s Plan for South Africa’s Load Shedding Woes

A Beacon of Hope: Ramaphosa’s Commitment to Tackling Load Sheddingdding Woes President Cyril Ramaphosa shared an optimistic perspective on South Africa’s electricity crisis, highlighting the progress made by the National Energy Crisis Committee (Necom) in tackling the issue. However, no specific timeline or relief date for the country’s rolling blackouts was provided. The Current Load […]

Weekend Load Shedding Timetable: Plan Your Activities Accordingly

Navigating Load Shedding: Your Weekend Schedule and Updates South Africans are facing a frustrating weekend as Eskom’s deliberate load shedding continues to fluctuate between different stages. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming schedule and related updates: Load Shedding Outlook Until Sunday Eskom’s interim spokesperson, Daphne Mokwena, shared the load shedding outlook for […]

COGTA Assesses Load Shedding’s Fiscal Toll on Local Governments

KwaZulu-Natal’s Municipalities Grapple with Load Shedding’s Financial Strain The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) recently highlighted the growing financial burden of load shedding on the province’s municipalities. This issue has become more pressing due to the aging infrastructure in some municipalities, which hasn’t been maintained effectively. Key Meeting: Discussing Municipal Challenges […]