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This is how much you will likely pay for petrol next week

This is how much you will likely pay for petrol next week

Fuel prices for April are expected to be lower than in March, even accounting for the 39 cents a litre rise in fuel taxes which take effect at month-end.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 28 March, 2017
Acting Eskom CEO to face investigation over tenders

Acting Eskom CEO to face investigation over tenders

The DA says it will request that Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, launch an investigation into Eskom CEO Matshela Koko for reportedly awarding tenders worth R1 billion to Impulse International, a company of which his stepdaughter is a director.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 27 March, 2017
Stepdaughter of Eskom boss scores R1 billion in contracts – report

Stepdaughter of Eskom boss scores R1 billion in contracts – report

The stepdaughter of current Eskom boss, Matshela Koko, was handed contracts for her company worth R1 billion from the state energy firm, according to a report in the Sunday Times.

Energy - By MyBroadband | 26 March, 2017
Eskom spends R311 million on unapproved project: report

Eskom spends R311 million on unapproved project: report

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is demanding answers from the Eskom board, after it spent R311 million on a project that was denied approval.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 20 March, 2017
Here is the expected petrol price for April – including the fuel levy increase

Here is the expected petrol price for April – including the fuel levy increase

Although fuel prices are predicted to drop in April, most of the benefit of that amount will be negated by the increases to the general fuel, and Road Accident Fund (RAF) levies.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 15 March, 2017
Eskom blames apartheid for all its problems

Eskom blames apartheid for all its problems

Eskom spokesperson Khulani Qoma has lashed out at the power company’s critics for “eulogising apartheid” and blamed the apartheid government for the country’s current power issues.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 9 March, 2017
Here is the official petrol price for March 2017

Here is the official petrol price for March 2017

The Department of Energy has announced a small decrease in the petrol price for March 2017.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 24 February, 2017
Petrol price drop expected for March 2017

Petrol price drop expected for March 2017

The department of energy is expected to announce a slight decrease in the petrol price for March 2017, but this won’t mean much for South African consumers with fuel and Road Accident Fund levy increases on the way.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 24 February, 2017
South Africa is going to court to stop itself from going bankrupt

South Africa is going to court to stop itself from going bankrupt

South Africa’s controversial R1 trillion nuclear deal is currently being decided in South Africa’s High court (22-24 February) in a case that analysts believe could bankrupt the country and seal its financial future.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 23 February, 2017
You will now be taxed R239 when you fill up at the petrol station

You will now be taxed R239 when you fill up at the petrol station

The Automobile Association says that additional charges to the general fuel and RAF levy is a cause for concern, with indirect taxes now accounting for 35% of the per litre price of petrol.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 23 February, 2017
Eskom warns public of tender scam

Eskom warns public of tender scam

Eskom has warned about a new tender scam, whereby fraudulent orders and invitations to tender for Eskom contracts are issued to suppliers on behalf of the state power company.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
South Africa’s first climate change lawsuit heads to court

South Africa’s first climate change lawsuit heads to court

This will be the first time that the South African judiciary will be required to consider the importance of and need for an assessment of the climate change impacts in the country.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 21 February, 2017
These maps show which countries have the best and worst air quality in the world

These maps show which countries have the best and worst air quality in the world

A series of maps from The Eco Experts shows the most and least toxic countries in the world.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 18 February, 2017
Expected petrol price for March 2017

Expected petrol price for March 2017

The Automobile Association (AA) says that unaudited mid-month fuel price data points to modest fuel hike in March.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 15 February, 2017
Eskom load shedding was part of a simple get-rich-quick scheme: report

Eskom load shedding was part of a simple get-rich-quick scheme: report

A damning Eskom report released by professional auditing firm Deloitte has found that the country’s mass blackouts and load shedding was engineered as part of a senior Eskom manager’s plan to get wealthy through irregular contracts.

Energy - By Staff Writer | 15 February, 2017
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