South Africa: Africans Vote in Darkness as Power Fails at Polling Station

At least one polling station in the South African province of Kwa-Zulu Natal had to conduct its business by candelight after the power supply failed, leaving voters and officials struggling in the... Read more »

Video: South Africa’s Electricity Collapse Continues as “New” Power Stations Crumble

Chronic incompetence, affirmative action, poor maintenance and Third World chaos have plunged South Africa into yet another power supply nightmare with nationwide blackouts—euphemistically called “load-shedding”—while new video from a recently built power... Read more »

South Africa: Power Supply Utility Owes 15% of National Debt

South Africa’s state electrify supply utility, Eskom, has been destroyed by incompetence, affirmative action and consumer non-payment, that it is now “technically insolvent,” has a debt which is 15 percent of the... Read more »

Nigeria: Power Grid Collapses for 7th Total Blackout This Year

Nigeria—regarded by the World Bank as an “emerging market”—has demonstrated sub-Saharan Africa’s inability to maintain an advanced Western infrastructure as its power grid collapsed for the seventh time this year, plunging the... Read more »

South Africa Electricity Crisis: Black Non-Payment, Incompetence to Blame

South Africa’s state electricity supplier has admitted that non-payment for electricity by the black community combined with incompetent management is the reason why the utility company is on the brink of collapse. Read more »

South Africa’s State Electricity Supplier “On Verge of Collapse”

South Africa’s Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba warned this week that if the crisis facing state-owned electricity supplier, the Electricity Supply Commission (Eskom) is “not dealt with urgently, South Africa’s whole economy could collapse”... Read more »

South African Electricity Supply Infrastructure Crumbles as Only 16% of Blacks in Soweto Pay for Electricity

Only sixteen percent of blacks in the sprawling South African township of Soweto, Johannesburg, pay for their electricity, while South Africa’s electricity supply infrastructure is rapidly crumbling due to incompetent Third World... Read more »