Friday, August 17, 2018

Petrol will cost more next month – but it could have been worse: AA

Brace for another petrol price increase‚ but also thank your lucky stars because it could have been much‚ much worse. So said the Automobile Association...

Do not use your Facebook login for your banking app

Are you chilling on Facebook or Instagram oversharing with friends - and then logging into your online banking with the same profile? You may...

WATCH: Explainer: What is currently going on at Eskom?

Eskom is once again implementing load shedding, which means that parts of South Africa may be without electricity from time to time. What exactly...

Eskom may implement stage 2 load shedding from 5pm on Saturday

Eskom has warned that stage 2 load shedding may be implemented from 5pm on Saturday. “The alert does not mean that load shedding will absolutely...

Port Alfred Hospital placed on divert

Members of the public are advised that the emergency department at Port Alfred Hospital will be on divert from Wednesday, 13 June 2018 until...

Keep winter at bay with hearty meals in cosy settings

TASH'S Craft Bar is gearing up for winter by bringing out a variety of soups, curries, hot pots and bakes. “We are keeping in the...
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Tasty treats at new addition to The Courtyard

The official launch of Rise Courtyard Cafe in Van der Riet Street, Port Alfred, last Saturday. Guests mingled with drinks while owner Andre Nel...

SA Express explains drama on flight 1412

SA Express has given the details of what happened on flight SA1412 from East London to Johannesburg‚ which experience an explosion shortly after takeoff. “The...

Ward 10 shows little support at the mayoral imbizo

THERE was little participation at Thursday evening’s mayoral imbizo; an opportunity to have pressing questions answered by the municipality as well as to raise...

WIN with Talk of the Town !!!!!!

Some lovely competitions in Talk of the Town - from next week you stand a chance of winning a mid-week stay at the Fish...

WATCH: Explainer: What is the Iran nuclear deal all about and how does it...

US president Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal on May 8 2018. But what exactly is the...

BREAKING: Presidency brings charges against Sars commissioner Tom Moyane

The Presidency has brought disciplinary charges against suspended South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane for allegedly violating his duties and responsibilities. A separate...

Mining companies to pay about R5bn to mineworkers after silicosis settlement

Mining companies are going to fork out about R5bn to mineworkers after an historic class action settlement was reached with those suffering from silicosis...

Delinquent taxpayers hauled into to court

Taxpayers who failed to submit returns are being prosecuted in a crackdown led by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) and National Prosecuting Authority...

Listeriosis death toll rises to 193

The listeriosis death toll has risen by two to 193‚ according to The National Institute for Communicable Diseases’ (NICD) weekly update on the outbreak. Of...

SPAR EC declare war on plastic bags

Starting today (April 6), SPAR Eastern Cape have declared war on plastic bags as the retailer spearheads a significant step forward in the battle...

Sisulu welcomes Australia’s retraction of comments about SA farmers

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has welcomed Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Foreign Minister Jullie Bishop’s retraction of controversial comments...

Yes‚ you really will be paying 7% more for everything

Confusion over the difference between a percentage increase and a percentage point increase was clearly illustrated in some of the responses union leader Zwelinzima...

How social grant recipients will have to pay to get their money

Grindrod Bank announced on Wednesday that as of April 1‚ the South African Security Agency (Sassa) will no longer carry the cost of bank...

#DeleteFacebook gets a thumbs-down from South Africans

Will you #DeleteFacebook? South African social media analysts don't think so. "South Africans are incredibly accommodating and have a very high tolerance threshold when we...

Three crushed by concrete slab

Three people were killed when part of a building‚ which had been under construction‚ collapsed on Chamberlain Road in Wentworth‚ south of Durban‚ on...

Minimum wage date pushed back

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant confirmed on Monday evening that it would not be possible to implement the National Minimum Wage Bill on the initially...

So were all those Woolies hams just plain old Enterprise in fancy packs?

For the “too posh for polony” South African consumers‚ the listeriosis crisis suddenly got real when Woolworths withdrew 33 of its popular cold meat...

Eskom wants a 30% price increase

If Eskom has its way‚ electricity prices will increase by more than 30% - but only if the National Energy Regulator of South Africa...

A stinging list of ‘achievements’ by Tom Moyane at SARS

Suspended SA Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane racked up a dubious list of “achievements” as head of the nation's tax collection authority‚ says investigative...

Acting SARS commissioner appointed

Mark Kingon has been appointed the acting commissioner for the SA Revenue Service‚ the Treasury announced on Tuesday morning. This follows the suspension with immediate...

Be afraid‚ Tiger Brands‚ top lawyer warns after Esidimeni ruling

Tiger Brands has reason to worry after the Esidimeni arbitration award‚ as life might not be so cheap anymore‚ according to a leading lawyer. On...

SARS boss Tom Moyane suspended

In a late-night move‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane. The under-fire tax service boss has been informed of...

SARS boss Moyane refuses to step down despite Ramaphosa request

South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane has refused to resign after he was asked to by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Sources told TimesLIVE's sister...

NPA confident of nailing Zuma

National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams believes that they will succeed in the prosecution of former president Jacob Zuma on 16 charges...
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