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There is no immediate solution to crisis, says Eskom CEO

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe spoke to Radio 702’s Clement Manyathela on Tuesday about what the power utility is doing to solve the current spate of power cuts implemented by Eskom.  Hadebe also spoke about the purpose of Eskom’s load-shedding briefing, which…

Mamelodi’s most feared man,Vusi Khekhe

Mamelodi’s notorious taxi boss Vusi “Khekhe” Mathibela will remain in police custody after he abandoned his bail application yesterday. His lawyer said Mathibela would instead be approaching the high court to challenge his arrest and continued detention. Mathibela, 32, looked…

Solar energy might be the solution for South Africa

More South African homeowners are choosing to move to solar panels due to increasing affordability and the wide range of benefits they offer. However there are also options for homes looking to only partially integrate solar power into their current…

Government gives Sanral a bail-out

When the people talk, politicians should listen. However, it would seem there have been some spectacular crossed wires in Gauteng. The much-maligned and financially crippled e-tolls system will now live to fight another day, after Transport Minister Blade Nzimande confirmed…

Chances of load shedding confirmed for Tuesday 12 March

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe has confirmed that the utility is preparing for the high risk of load shedding throughout today.

Tito calls Public Protector’s acts inappropriate

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni has filed papers seeking the reviewing and setting aside of Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane’s findings and remedial action against National Treasury’s Director-General Dondo Mogajane. According to a statement by Treasury, the application before the North…

Family briefs on Babes Wodumo

The family of Bongekile Simelane, better known as Babes Wodumo, held a press conference after a video showing her being assaulted by her boyfriend went viral. Wodumo on Monday opened a case of assault against Mandla Maphumulo, who is also…

Akon and His Cryptocurrency wants Akoin to Fuel a New Ecosystem in Africa

Blockchain is no longer the province of tech nerds. A string of celebrities, from Paris Hilton to Ghostface Killah, have moved to capitalize on the booming technology. Among the latest—and most ambitious—is Akon, the five-time Grammy-nominated R&B singer turned philanthropist….

Trevor Noah’s R285 million luxury home in Los Angeles

South African comedian and Daily Show host Trevor Noah has reportedly splashed out $20.5 million (R285 million) on a luxurious home in Los Angeles. According to tabloid news group TMZ, its sources within the LA real estate market confirmed that Noah…

Oscars 2019: Joke of the night in Xhosa

And the award for having one of the best punchlines on Oscar night that completely went over our heads goes to…Trevor Noah! “The Daily Show” host introduced the best picture nominee “Black Panther” and had some fun with the idea…