The incident that caused a stir on social media making a lot of people wonder about the criminal activities and the operations that have been done at Eskom, considering the high amount of money that these individuals make it doesn't make sense that we find ourselves in such a situation.
Topic: "Stay with your clever mind “, says angry Bantu Holomisa Things got boiled out when the founder and president of the United Democratic Movement (UDM) General Bantu Holomisa when he was challenged on his view about what had happened between SCOPA and Eskom board member Busisiwe Mavuso.
De Ruyter said he would not be blamed for a “ship that’s been mismanaged over the past 15 years” and “hollowed out by corruption”. De Ruyter said he would not be blamed for a “ship that’s been mismanaged over the past 15 years” and “hollowed out by corruption”.
Eskom CEO faced Censure for the continuous blackouts in areas where a majority of black people live.
As it stands Eskom & the embattled CEO, Andre de Ruyter, have faced criticism from energy experts and the public for the continous blackouts especially in areas where a majority of black people live. This has now been termed "Energy Apartheid". On the other hand The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa has taken a swipe at Eskom & its embattled CEO, Andre de Ruyter.
Theme: "Remain with your smart psyche ", says irate Bantu Holomisa Things got bubbled out when the pioneer and leader of the United Democratic Movement (UDM) General Bantu Holomisa when he was tested on his view about what had occurred among SCOPA and Eskom board part Busisiwe Mavuso.
Eskom load up part and head of Business Leadership SA (BLSA) Busisiwe Mavuso - who was on Friday requested to leave a gathering of Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) - says she was unable to stay quiet while Eskom CEO André de Ruyter and the Eskom load up were being faulted for load shedding.
JOHANNESBURG - Zondo's proposals are dumb! That is as indicated by Eskom's previous acting CEO, Matshela Koko. Peruse: Former Eskom CEO Koko hits out at De Ruyter He was answering Chief Justice Raymond Zondo's scorching comments in the fourth state catch report, which say he and other empowering agents ought to deal with criminal indictments.
The Democratic Alliance has asked the National Assembly Speaker to investigate the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) chairperson Mkhuleko Hlengwa over his war of words, with Eskom board member Busisiwe Mavuso last week at a parliamentary meeting. This matter has nothing to do with politics,gender or race enough with these weak commissions right now, people must start being held accountable for what they are employed for we can't keep on playing blame games while country is in crisis.
A member of the ANC's National Executive Committee, Tony Yengeni, has urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to sever ties with a key player in the alleged mess that has plagued South Africa over the past several months, reports the New York Times. Rotational blackouts have plagued the country since last Sunday, and the timing couldn't be worse since the Winter season is already well underway.
Mzwanele Manyi sparked a heated online debate—and got criticism from some—after blaming Eskom CEO André de Ruyter for the ongoing blackouts. Manyi ruffled feathers on Wednesday after claiming De Ruyter was to blame for the embattled power utility’s blackouts and that he would have been fired had he been a black person.
Meanwhile, Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter announced that the power giant has made 4,000 hectares of land available for renewable energy developments in Mpumalanga. South Africans might be without power for up to 104 days, according to Eskom, with Stage 3 being the worst. De Ruyter made the remark at a press conference on the health of the country's electrical system on Wednesday.According to him, this latest move will allow private investors to gain grid access near coal-fired power plants.
https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/11/sa-could-face-up-to-104-days-of-load-shedding-eskom-s-de-ruyter?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - Eskom says South Africans could look as long as 104 days of force cuts with Stage 3 being the most noteworthy executed. In the interim, Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter said the power utility had made accessible 4,000 hectares of land in Mpumalanga for environmentally friendly power ventures.
De Ruyter: Expensive ‘loans’ Eskom took from the future by not doing maintenance have now come due. How far back are we going here? He better not like most with selective memory, stop at 1994. He should go back to the inception of Eskom in 1923.
https://www.iol.co.za/news/eskoms-de-ruyter-warns-against-fear-mongering-over-blackouts-in-south-africa-3ed42454-6c06-4d25-811a-54ccd74f461e?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1650458033 "We are a seriously lengthy away from a complete framework power outage or a breakdown. The phrasing is very significant when we discuss a power outage versus load shedding. It could seem like semantics yet it really does truly matter, to be exact in the phrasing that we use when we examine these things," De Ruyter addressed writers.
There are times when those who hold top posts in our country do actions which makes us wonder what their intentions are. You may call it ignorance but some may end up thinking that there might be something sinister which they will be trying to hide. This has been common among politicians and powerful persons in South Africa whenever they are asked to prove their accountability regarding public funds.
https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/04/de-ruyter-says-eskom-working-to-return-broken-down-units-to-service?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter said while they are attempting to return separated units to support there is no guarantee load shedding will end sooner than the following week Monday. Eskom executed stage 2 burden shedding on Tuesday saying it was engaging to fulfill supply needs because of the breakdown of nine of its generators.
Eskom spent just shy of R7bn on diesel to run its crisis age plants in the last monetary year and about R3.5bn on autonomous power producers (IPPs) and generators. What's more, for the beyond 21 days of April, the new monetary year, Eskom has previously burned through R626m on around 48.5-million liters of fuel to run its open cycle gas turbines — generally held to supply extra energy to the public lattice during seasons of pinnacle or crisis interest.
Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter said on Tuesday the power utility will scale back arranged upkeep this colder time of year with an end goal to lessen load-shedding during the coldest months. De Ruyter said load-shedding, which is being carried out at rotational stage 2, is lamentable and Eskom is working nonstop to resolve gives that cause the outages.
Eskom is busy decommissioning units of the generation 3 power stations and deliberately sabotaging the country’s economy Said “professional” engineer should know about equipment lifespan, maintenance costs and parts availability. Komati is 59 years old—you simply cannot replace generators or boilers like that and keep going.
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has awarded De Ruyter’s Eskom with another energy hike. This comes shortly after another energy hike of 15,06% in March 2021. In a presentation on Thursday (24 February), the national energy regulator’s chairperson Nhlanhla Gumede said this figure constitutes a 3.49% increase for the 2022/23 year, alongside legacy costs from previous years, reports from business tech.