Sakeliga issues letter of demand to Eskom about Tshwane threats

Sakeliga has sent a letter of demand to Eskom indicating that any attempt to cease the supply of electricity to the Tshwane metro, will lead to urgent litigation. Sakeliga’s letter follows repeated threats in recent days by Eskom that it might cut all electricity supply to Tshwane because of the metropolitan government’s overdue debt. The […]

Watershed judgment on Eskom and municipal debt points the way

The days of Eskom unlawfully interrupting electricity supply to paying end-users in defaulting municipalities, as a strategy to recover debt from municipal governments, should be over.  This is the situation after a judgment handed down in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on 29 December 2020, in the appeal brought by Eskom against a judgment […]

Sakeliga’s battle against Eskom has commenced

The business organisation Sakeliga (formerly known as AfriBusiness) has kept its promise to engage in legal action to prevent Eskom from interrupting electricity supply to paying end-users. The main objective of Sakeliga’s legal strategy is attempting to find a overarchingsolution to the national energy problem.

Sakeliga: Court must decide Eskom’s fate

After successfully being admitted as an amicus curiae to court proceedings initiated by Resilient Properties and other parties against Eskom to prohibit the interruption of power to the Emalahleni Local Municipality, Sakeliga can confirm that all the parties have made their case in court and are now awaiting the presiding judge’s decision. Judgment has been […]