Friday, January 24, 2020

Notorious ‘Silence’ hacking group targeting banks in sub-Saharan Africa

A global cyber-security company warned on Monday that its researchers had flagged thousands of notifications of attacks on major banks in sub-Saharan Africa. Kaspersky said...

Eskom COO on ‘conveyor belt failures’ and reports of R1.8bn in bonuses

Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer said on Monday that coal-handling facilities at Medupi power station would be modified to avoid future breakdowns that have contributed...

New Year’s message

Wishing all our readers, advertisers and visitors a fantastic new year, filled with renewed hope and energy for 2020. If you have been a part...

SA mines shut operations because of Eskom

SA's mining companies shut their underground mining operations and processing plants on Monday night because of unprecedented power cuts by monopoly electricity supplier Eskom. Eskom...

Eskom Loadshedding

Now at Stage 4 - next outage from 11am to 1.30pm Electrical supply to Ndlambe has been affected by Eskom Loadshedding and residents and visitors...

The Sunshine Coast gets the thumbs-up from Eastern Cape Tourism

Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism MEC, himself a son of the Sunshine Coast, Mlungisi Mvoko, launched the #EC Yours 2 Explore campaign at...

New cattery to open at Port Alfred SPCA, and you are invited

Port Alfred & Ndlambe District SPCA’s invite you to take a step inside the new and improved cattery. Walking through the new entrance gate visitors...

Mantis Community Upliftment Programme graduates prepare a great meal

Last Friday evening the Fish River Resort held a party for invited guests where students, recently graduated in food preparation through MCUP (Mantis Community...

Worried about your flight booking because of SAA strike? These are your options

Passengers who had booked a flight with SAA for Friday and Saturday have a number of options available following the airline's cancellation of almost...

WATER CRISIS! WATER CRISIS! WATER CRISIS!  ALL WATER SOURCES ON LOW LEVELS

WATER CRISIS & RESTRICTION NOTICE On October 24 the honourable Premier of the Province of the Eastern Cape, acting in terms of section 41(1) of...

SA must get its house in order to avoid universal junk status: economist warns

Moody’s decision to reduce the outlook for its credit rating of the SA government from 'stable' to 'negative' means the country must now get...

WATCH | Five hot topics from Tito Mboweni’s mini-budget speech

Finance minister Tito Mboweni delivered the nation's mid-term budget speech on Wednesday. He described the state of the economy as flat. https://youtu.be/LiuBIikGfZI In February, economic growth...

And the bad news from finance minister Tito Mboweni is…

It was bad news all round on Wednesday, as finance minister Tito Mboweni painted a dire picture of a government drowning in debt of...

UPDATE: Broken conveyor causes another bout of load shedding

Acting COO of Eskom, Jabu Mabuza, says no loadshedding anticipated over the weekend Eskom reports this summer may see severe power constraints due to maintenance On...

Lady Biscay boat a good adventure for your year-end functions

It is that time of the year again when people will be going to different places for their work year-end functions, and going on...

Even more rubbish dumped on road to St Francis Health Centre

Business owners in Port Alfred have expressed concern over a growing problem of rubbish being dumped along the gravel road leading to St Francis...

Atlas Security’s CCTV infrastructure in partnership with the Farming Association assists in recovery of...

The Atlas control room was alerted at 11.17am of a farm attack that occurred between Salem and Alexandria. The perpetrators had tied up a person...

Water problems in Nemato

Municipal Spokesperson, Cecil Mbolekwa, issued the following notice to residents, sent from Sipho Babama. Non- Availability of water at Nemato Township "I would like to inform...

GBS assures its commitment to people in troubled times

GBS Mutual Bank reported its most profitable year yet and a balance sheet growth of 10% to R1.535-billion in the year ending March 31...

SABC gets initial R2.1bn bailout

The government is to give the cash-strapped SABC a R2.1bn bailout‚ but it is only part of what the public broadcaster was promised. Communications minister...

‘No’ to tavern at old clinic

Bathurst residents object to proposed use of municipal building A controversial application to lease a portion of the Bathurst Commonage to a private business to...
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Another superb GBS dinner for Port Alfred clients

GBS Mutual Bank's annual dinner for its Port Alfred clients, held at the Port Alfred High School hall on Thursday night. GBS chairman Prof...

How to cope during a banking strike? Go digital

Go online as a way to minimise the impact of a proposed banking sector strike on Friday. This was the advice from the Banking Association...

SANParks workers to strike on Friday over wage dispute

SANParks employees are expected to embark on a nationwide strike this week following unresolved wage negotiations‚ the National Union of Public Service and Allied...

Oracle Media finalists in New Generation National Awards 2019

Oracle Media has done it yet again! This time they are finalists in the New Generation National Awards 2019. New Generation Social & Digital Media...

Healthy soil equals healthy food, King tells farmers

Soil quality was the purpose of the discussion at the Overberg Agri Conference Centre in Alexandria on Tuesday lunchtime, and Peter King of Yara...

Municipality answers questions regarding Bathurst Commonage sand mine proposal

Following up on our front-page story in this week's Talk of the Town regarding the Bathurst Commonage, the municipality replied to our questions but...

SABC chief operations officer quits after just three months

Three months after being appointed into the hot seat at the c as acting chief operations officer‚ Craig van Rooyen, has resigned. Citing personal and...

Melanie Walker at the Port Alfred Garden Club

Tomorrow, Tuesday August 6, TV celebrity Melanie Walker will be speaking at the Port Alfred Garden Club. Walker will be speaking on "A journey into...

Possible Eskom strike could result in more load-shedding: Here is what you need to...

The possibility of industrial action is reportedly drawing near‚ as top managers demand a pay hike. Here is what you need to know: Cause of strike TimesLIVE...
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