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Alexander Winning

UPDATE 2-South Africa brings forward Eskom bailout to avert default

19 Apr 2019

* Experts say more money will be needed soon (Adds detail, context, DA statement)

South Africa faces escalating unrest if ANC doesn't reform, opposition says

18 Apr 2019

JOHANNESBURG South Africa faces escalating unrest if the governing African National Congress (ANC) party retains power in next month's election and fails to introduce major reforms, the leader of the country's biggest opposition party said on Thursday.

Squalid conditions fuel frustration in South African township ahead of election

15 Apr 2019

JOHANNESBURG Johanna Ditsela lives within sight of the gleaming skyscrapers of South Africa's main financial district, but has existed in squalor for 30 years. | Video

UPDATE 1-South Africa could give troubled Eskom more financial support

03 Apr 2019

* Analysts say more money needed to stabilise firm (Adds context, detail)

No end in sight for South African power cuts

19 Mar 2019

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan could not say on Tuesday when severe electricity cuts would end, as state utility Eskom suffered a sixth day of capacity constraints which could thwart efforts to boost economic growth. | Video

UPDATE 2-No end in sight for South African power cuts

19 Mar 2019

* Cyclone also cut off Mozambique power imports (Writes through with new detail, context)

Zuma-era officials feature on South Africa's ANC election list

16 Mar 2019

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) has included two prominent politicians linked to corruption under former President Jacob Zuma in its list of candidates for parliament ahead of an election in May.

UPDATE 2-South Africa steps up power cuts after fault at new mega plant

14 Mar 2019

* Headache for Ramaphosa before May election (Updates after power cuts escalate)

South Africa's Eskom may need more bailouts despite tariff hikes

07 Mar 2019

PRETORIA South Africa's struggling state power firm Eskom may need more bailouts from government to survive, after the country's energy regulator on Thursday granted it smaller tariff hikes than the utility had wanted.

UPDATE 2-South Africa's Eskom may need more bailouts despite tariff hikes

07 Mar 2019

* But finances still look vulnerable (Adds detail, context, bonds)

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