Tuesday, January 23, 2018

SA business plans to boycott Trump’s Davos speech

South African business leaders plan to boycott United States President Donald Trump’s address to delegates at the World Economic Forum’s meeting in Davos next...

Nhlanhla Nene among those being considered as new Eskom chair

FORMER finance minister Nhlanhla Nene and current Telkom chair Jabu Mabuza were on Friday night being considered to take over as chairman of the Eskom board. The...

Defence force warns of a recruitment scam

The South African National Defence Force on Friday warned that a syndicate is posing as an SANDF recruitment agency in the Western and Eastern...

130 pupils crammed into bus‚ driver arrested

A Port Elizabeth bus driver was arrested on Thursday for overloading after he was caught allegedly transporting 130 pupils – 40 more than allowed. Twenty...

City in bid to halt land invasion around East London airport

Buffalo City municipality is briefing lawyers to bring an urgent court application to halt a land invasion threatening future expansion of the airport at...

Listeria strain found in Johannesburg food outlet

Tests are under way after strains of listeria were found at a food outlet in Johannesburg on Friday. The name of the outlet has not...

Discovery uncovers more than R500-million in fraud – but worries that so much more...

Half-a-billion Rand. That is what Discovery Health administrators claimed it has saved Discovery Medical Aid – and other medical aids – by uncovering fraud and...

Farewell from the Coopers

TO all our friends and customers in Port Alfred, we would like to thank you for your loyal support, interest and encouragement through 11...

New shuttle service in Port Alfred

TRANSPORT is a vital component of our daily lives, though getting from one place to another is now easier than ever with Shoreline Shuttle...

Security through technology with Multi Security

NEW technological advancements are now available through Multi Security to ensure your peace of mind, safety and security through the innovative AVTECH CCTV EagleEyes...

Miss Universe Demi-Leigh to return home next week

Two months after she clinched the prestigious Miss Universe crown‚ Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters will return to Mzansi for a week-long celebration. Demi-Leigh became the second South...

Former FNB boss Jordaan takes step towards launching new bank

Backed by ex-FNB CEO Michael Jordaan‚ Bank Zero looks set to become SA’s newest mutual bank and will be 45% black-owned. Co-founded by Jordaan and...

Mail tariff increase from April 1 this year

If you are still sending mail‚ you will have to fork out more from April 1 this year. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa...

Crowd-funding to assist journalist Jacques Pauw with legal fees

Media Monitoring Africa has set up a fund to assist journalist Jacques Pauw with his legal battles. The company said it had set up the...

Inside the Free State farm suspected to be a human trafficking lair

"Livestock for sale‚" reads the nondescript blue sign that marks the boundary of a Free State farm that has attained notoriety over the past...

‘I thought I was coming here to earn money for my child’ -Trafficking victim

She sits silently on a chair‚ hands clenched‚ eyes wide. Margaret* looks around her‚ frightened‚ unsure of where she is or whom she can...

How a ‘shop assistant’ helped bust human trafficking ring

A Lesotho national‚ driven by the horror of guarding dozens of sex slaves and the knowledge that his wife and sisters were to suffer...

‘Justice has prevailed’: De Lille celebrates as she faces charges instead of the sack

Patricia de Lille said it was “a huge relief that justice prevailed” after the DA stopped short of firing her as mayor of Cape...

H&M will have to ‘invest in building bridges’ after racial blunder‚ says communication expert

Swedish multinational clothing-retail company H&M would have to "invest in building bridges" after its blunder involving a racially offensive hoodie‚ says inter-cultural communication expert...

New intern has a passion for reporting on politics

AS a political and media studies graduate, 27-year-old Thokozani Mtiki (TK to his friends) graduated from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal with a BA,...

Bans starts on a high note

THE start of the year saw 25-year-old Ziyanda Bans joining the Talk of the Town family, and she will be looking after sales administration...

WATCH: Explainer: How to remove a sitting President

The National Assembly’s subcommittee is meeting on Wednesday, January 10 2017, to review the rules and discuss the draft procedure for removing a president. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-h8qMBnRxs    

Thuli Madonsela officially joins University of Stellenbosch

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela has officially joined the University of Stellenbosch. In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon‚ the university welcomed her to the team. "Stellenbosch...

BREAKING: Zuma appoints commission of inquiry into state capture

President Jacob Zuma announced the appointment of a commission of inquiry into state capture on Tuesday evening. “The allegations that the state has been wrestled...

Mi Casa’s J’Something is a dad

From launching a book‚ to opening a restaurant and being a judge on My Kitchen Rules SA‚ J'Something had an epic 2017. Although he mentioned...

ANC to ‘deal with’ those stealing public money – Ramaphosa

“The ANC is back with a bang and we will be dealing with those stealing public money.” These were the strong words from ANC newly...

Getting the perfect photo can be a nerve-racking affair

Avid photographers know what it feels like having to go the extra mile to get that perfect shot. That moment involved staring nervously down...

Rand range-bound as dollar comeback stalls

The rand was range-bound in early morning trade on Tuesday after starting the week on a quiet note. "Risk-on currencies have traded well‚ but thin-liquidity...

Two children rescued from drowning at West Beach

NSRI have been informed that a Pink Rescue Floatation buoy has been used by a bystander to rescue 2 children from drowning at West...

Eskom agrees to lower quality coal from Gupta-owned Tegeta

Eskom has agreed to allow Gupta-owned mining company Tegeta Resources and Exploration to deliver lower quality coal‚ at a more expensive rate‚ to its...
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