No water, electricity or toilets for 280 families in Khayelitsha informal settlement

Residents say they have lived without basic services for three years


News | 20 March 2023

Seshego community march in Polokwane to end inconsistent water supply and power outages

Polokwane Municipality says a budget of R52-million has been set aside to complete the Seshego Water Treatment Works


News | 23 February 2023

Learners march to Eskom as school has been without electricity for several months

SGB says that illegal connections are to blame for the outage


Brief | 17 February 2023

Ladysmith substation repair could take up to two months to complete

Some areas of the town suffered a nine-day power outage


News | 15 February 2023

Will a State of Disaster fix the electricity crisis? An engineer weighs in

There are good reasons to be sceptical


Analysis | 10 February 2023

Protesters block main road in Cape Town, demanding electricity

“Councillors fool us during election campaigns”


News | 31 January 2023

Give us electricity or move us, says Mamelodi community

Most residents at Phomolong informal settlement rely on illegal connections


Brief | 30 January 2023

“We’re losing big time”- businesses crippled by Eskom blackouts

Reduced income and extra costs are hurting local enterprise


Photo Essay | 30 January 2023

Unrest erupts in Queenstown over blackouts

ANC supporters form human barrier to protect the party’s offices


News | 26 January 2023

Pretorians protest against loadshedding and tariff hike

“2024 is around the corner. This injustice is something that we are not going to forget”


Brief | 23 January 2023

Mantashe’s axing of Peter Becker was unconstitutional, rules court

Becker served on the National Nuclear Regulatory Board


Law | 20 January 2023

Fire Gwede Mantashe, say activists

Civil society groups plan mass action against electricity tariff hike and blackouts


News | 19 January 2023

Fresh protests erupt in Phoenix as power outages continue

Supply lines unable to cope with surges caused by loadshedding


Brief | 19 January 2023

Politicians blamed for stoking Phoenix protests

After an extended power outage, people took to the streets burning tyres


News | 17 January 2023