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Eskom board called on to prove utility not trading recklessly

The Institute for Accountability in Southern Africa has written to Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza requesting a detailed written explanation as to why the current board believes the State-owned utility can be rescued from its current financial distress, cautioning that Eskom may currently be trading “recklessly” in terms of the legislation governing companies in South Africa. […]

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SOLVENCY AND LIQUIDITY OF ESKOM SOC LIMITED (“ESKOM”)

22 January 2018 The Chairman Eskom Holdings SOC Limited Mr Mabuza Per email: …………………….. Copied to: The Minister of Finance The Minister of Public Enterprises Mr Mabuza Re: SOLVENCY AND LIQUIDITY OF ESKOM SOC LIMITED (“ESKOM”) 1. Customers of ESKOM who have paid advance service deposits for the supply of electricity by Eskom must be […]

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STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE MAYOR, PATRICIA DE LILLE

CITY OF CAPE TOWN   31 AUGUST 2017 STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE MAYOR, PATRICIA DE LILLE City, Public Protector and SA Human Rights Commission inspect work in Masiphumelele Today I visited Masiphumelele with the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, and the South African Human Rights Commissioner, Chris Nissen, to inspect and report on the work that […]

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The Greater Masiphumele Development Plan

From: Paul Hoffman Sent: 10 March 2016 10:57 PM To: Felicity Purchase Cc: mayor@capetown.gov.za; Helen Zille Subject: The Greater Masiphumele Development Plan Dear Alderman Purchase, Please provide us with a copy of the Greater Masiphumelele Development Plan. We are concerned that a low intensity, but nevertheless dire, humanitarian disaster is playing out in the informal […]

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Masiphumelele

Masiphumelele

This sequence of photos illustrates the terrible sanitation problems in Masi, despite the same problems being reported repeatedly for months. This toilet block in Z Section is one example. The outlet pipes at the back of the toilets are old and cracked. Sewerage leaks out and because of this the Community pile up sand etc to […]

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Militarised anti-poaching

Minister Molewa Department of Environmental Affairs By Email   24th October 2016   Dear Minister, RE: The rules of engagement in relation to poaching in the KNP and minimum sentences for those convicted of poaching. Now that the dust of the CITES meeting in Johannesburg has settled, it is a good time to review the […]

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