Cabinet statements

Statement on the virtual Cabinet Meeting of 21 September 2022

23 September 2022
A. Issues in the Environment
1. Energy
1.1. Cabinet was briefed by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on the capacity of Eskom to mitigate the intermittent load-shedding and also received a progress report from the Technical Committee of the National Energy Crisis Committee.  
1.2. Further announcements will be made following the conclusion of the intensive deliberations of these reports.
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Statement on the Cabinet discussions on energy of 21 September 2022

21 September 2022

Cabinet held its scheduled virtual meeting today, Wednesday 21 September 2022, to discuss a number of pertinent issues that will be outlined in the comprehensive Cabinet Statement to be released at a later stage.

Cabinet also discussed the problem of load-shedding that has over the past week disrupted the economic activities of businesses and inconvenienced households in the country.  

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Statement on the virtual Cabinet Meeting of Wednesday of 17 August 2022

Issues in the Environment
1. Energy 

1.1. Cabinet welcomed the interventions introduced by government to address the country’s energy crisis. The far-reaching measures pave the way to reduce load-shedding, transform the electricity sector and achieve long-term energy security.

1.2. In supporting the energy grid and helping our country through its constrained electricity supply, we need to reduce our nation’s energy consumption by 600 megawatts over the next three months. 

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Statement on the virtual Cabinet Meeting of Wednesday, 6 April 2022

7 April 2022
1. Fourth South Africa Investment Conference (SAIC)
1.1. Cabinet welcomed the successful conclusion of the fourth SAIC held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg on Thursday, 24 March 2022, which saw domestic and international investors pledging new investments in our country.
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