Load shedding in the air as Eskom restricts power supply

Apart from a dire coal supply, 11 of the 25 generations units at three power stations have been shut down due to a lack of money to fix them.

Eskom has shut down 11 power station units due for major maintenance because of lack of funds to fix them.

Load shedding in the air as Eskom restricts power supply

Load shedding in the air as Eskom restricts power supply

Apart from a dire coal supply, 11 of the 25 generations units at three power stations have been shut down due to a lack of money to fix them.

Transnet owes pensioners about R100bn

Transnet owes pensioners about R100bn

While the case has careened through the courts, the number of pensioners has declined from 80,000 to 50,000.
New laws could see Guptas dragged back to SA

New laws could see Guptas dragged back to SA

‘They are running away from the justice system and seek to stay out of the reach of the processes of our legal system,’ Justice Zondo has said.
Concourt still has final say on land, expropriation – expert

Concourt still has final say on land, expropriation – expert

A draft report that recommends the amendment of section 25 of the Constitution has been adopted, but the matter doesn’t end there.
Zondo warns of ‘serious consequences’ of Mentor’s evidence

Zondo warns of ‘serious consequences’ of Mentor’s evidence

Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor implicated several high-ranking people in state capture, which led to three new probes, the commission heard.
Parole for Hewitt? I feel as if I’m raped again – victim

Parole for Hewitt? I feel as if I’m raped again – victim

‘I have to stay in a traumatised state to keep him in jail. I got a life sentence and he wants to go home after two years,’ one of his victims said.
Ramaphosa in final stages of considering bills – Presidency

Ramaphosa in final stages of considering bills – Presidency

The legislation encompasses a ‘broad range of interventions and initiatives to deepen democracy and reduce poverty, unemployment and inequality’.

Sweet revenge for Federer as he cruises past Anderson

A timely wake-up call for the South African, who’ll nonetheless reach the semifinals of the ATP Finals.

Mfeketho to launch social housing projects in eThekwini

The project will benefit people who earn between R1,500 and R15K.

Hawkers accuse City of Joburg of enforcing apartheid-era rules

One of the hawkers said laws should be made more flexible to encourage businesses like theirs, because they also employ South Africans.

Mom to sue over blinded daughter’s alleged assault by teacher

The nine-year-old girl can no longer see after sustaining injuries to an eye after alleged corporal punishment, which is outlawed.

Hawks probe foundation for allegedly fleecing teachers’ union

It is estimated that the former Suid Afrikaanse Onderwyser Unie has lost more than R500 million, including assets, in the alleged fraudulent scheme.

Time to jack up implementation of Gauteng budget – economist

Finance MEC Barbara Creecy yesterday increased the budget of the Gauteng Provincial Government by R1.9 billion to the adjusted R123.2 billion.

Pretoria High Court overturns interdict won by city’s hawkers

The interdict was against the Tshwane Metro Police, who allegedly harassed the hawkers, but the TMPD denied that this was the case.

Court gives Damelin a chance to pass muster

This after the Council of Higher Education took four years to decide to refuse to reaccredit the bulk of Damelin’s diploma and degree courses.

lifestyle

When crime fighting is a real drag

A new Netflix original series about superheroes is fabulously fierce and for mature audiences only.

Iman Rappetti’s autobiography is as motivational as she is

The book highlights the themes of race, status, body shaming, poverty, identity, patriarchy, homophobia and domestic abuse.

World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2018: The cancer of ignorance

There is no standard screening test for pancreatic cancer, which makes it vital for people to know the symptoms.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: A poignant and loving story

The story is gripping, the characters intriguing and the show beautiful. Go and watch it and find out how this mystery ends.

phakaaathi

Ribery apologises in video message for reportedly slapping TV pundit

“I had a meeting with Patrick Guillou yesterday in Munich,” Ribery said in a video posted on Bayern’s website in German.

Chiefs midfielder out of ICU after car crash

Wiseman Meyiwa was involved in a motor vehicle accident on the N3 highway earlier this month.

Malesela disappointed by Pirates-Sundowns squabbles

Former Orlando Pirates defender Dan “Dance” Malesela was left disappointed by the ugly scenes that took place during the Mamelodi Sundowns and Pirates clash last weekend.  

Former Stars duo surface at Leopards

The duo joins former Dikwena teammate Abia Nale at Lidoda Duvha.

sport

Sweet revenge for Federer as he cruises past Anderson

A timely wake-up call for the South African, who’ll nonetheless reach the semifinals of the ATP Finals.

Papier is now ‘ready’ for a Test start, says Rassie

The rookie scrumhalf has had to bide his time from the bench as the Springboks balance creating depth with positive results.

Broke Western Province rubbish radical pay cut strategy

The proposal, submitted by presidential hopeful Zelt Marais, suggests that the salaries of top staff and players be reduced by 25% and turned into equity.

Springboks finally hand Papier his chance

With Faf de Klerk released for club duty, coach Rassie Erasmus selects the replacement most likely to play a similar game to him.

business

Transnet owes pensioners about R100bn

While the case has careened through the courts, the number of pensioners has declined from 80,000 to 50,000.

SA economy loses R6bn to illicit alcohol trade

Expert says across the globe, one in four bottles of alcohol consumed are illicit, representing 25.8% of the market.

‘Capping fuel price could sink industry transformation’

No room for discounts in fuel retail – PetroConnect.

Beer companies launch alcohol-free snack

Castle Lager Better Bites is available for purchase at five tavern outlets in Soweto.

world

Saudi prosecutor declares crown prince innocent in Khashoggi murder

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly said the order to murder Khashoggi came from the upper echelons of the Saudi government.

Total of Congolese expelled from Angola rises to 400,000

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says migrants have been targeted in a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling.

Fox News sides with CNN over Trump

CNN is suing to restore the press pass of Jim Acosta, who has been banned from the White House after a run-in with Trump.

Israel’s defence minister resigns over Gaza ceasefire

Avigdor Lieberman, a nightclub bouncer turned right wing populist, accused Netanyahu of ‘capitulating to terror’.

opinion

Land or jobs? Politicians must listen to the people

You can’t eat land. Merely possessing land is no guarantee of economic freedom or even basic monetary security.

Out of Limpopo, always something outrageous

We emphasise we are not pointing at ordinary residents, but we are indicating your politicians and senior civil servants.

The benefits of a mixed economy vs socialism

The pragmatic leadership of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Cyril Ramaphosa saw a market-driven, mixed economy as the future for South Africa.

There are no leaders among our youth

What happened to the churning out of youth greatness from structures like the ANC Youth League?

 

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