High-powered legal team helps Eskom defeat Nersa in electricity price battle
South Africa's High Court has declared Eskom the winner in its dispute with the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) over electricity prices for 2022 and 2023.
The violence that followed the arrest of former president Jacob Zuma has had serious repercussions for the country's mining sector. The outbursts, located in the province of KwaZulu Natal, are hampering the activity of local mines, but also that of Durban and Richards Bay port terminals.
South Africa's energy ministry is struggling to find hydrocarbon experts among its civil servants to help set up the new national petroleum company, but it is reluctant to turn to the private sector or recruit internationally.