Thursday, December 13, 2018

All 950 workers rescued at Sibanye mine

All workers have been brought to the surface at Sibanye-Stillwater's Beatrix mine in the Free State‚ the company said on Friday. About 950 workers were...

Huge outcry against proposed home schooling policy

Parents who educate their children at home have strongly opposed the Draft Policy on Home Schooling which was published by the Department of Basic...

Happy 18th birthday Sky Alarms!

SKY Alarms 24 hours armed response have been making Port Alfred, Bathurst, Kleinemonde and Alexandria a safer place for the last 18 years and...

Tourism support

LOUISE KNOWLES THE new mayor of Ndlambe, Phindile Faxi, assured tourism stakeholders and businesses that they had the municipality’s support, when he spoke at the...

Rand on slippery slope ahead of central bank meetings

THE rand was on a slippery slope on Monday morning‚ deepening the losses it suffered last week as a result of international factors.   The local currency...

Drones to assess sea bed obstruction at Durban harbour post KZN storm

Operations at Durban's port remain closed until sounding surveys conducted by drones to assess unsafe build-up or obstructions on the seabed are completed. This comes...

Something for everyone at scenic Tash’s Craft Bar

WITH one of the best scenic venues in town, overlooking the Kowie River and marina, Tash’s Craft Bar is a place where you can...

Cape Town couple behind R278m Ponzi scheme sentenced

A Cape Town couple behind a multimillion rand Ponzi scheme has been sentenced in the Thembalethu Regional Court for fraud and contravening the Banks...

Over 70‚000 cellphones spied on each year: R2K Campaign

About 70‚000 South African phones are being spied on each year by law enforcement agencies‚ exploiting a loophole in the country's surveillance policies. This is...

Enterprise Foods’ Polokwane workers back at work for cleaning up operations.

The majority union at Enterprise Foods’ Polokwane plant has reached an agreement with management that workers will return to work on Wednesday to assist...

Zuma takes aim at ‘problematic’ veterans

President Jacob Zuma has taken aim at ANC veterans who have called for him to be removed from office. He said the veterans could be...

Duduzane Zuma in exclusive BBC interview: ‘I like the Guptas’

Duduzane Zuma‚ son of President Jacob Zuma‚ has denied any claims of corruption in an interview with the BBC's Africa correspondent‚ Milton Nkosi‚ who...

Heavenly spa treatments in the garden

THE Mobile Beauty Salon arrived at the Talk of the Town offices at Tuesday lunchtime and began setting up the beds, towels and soothing...

Considering using bitcoin to store wealth? Here’s what you need to know

Bitcoin is growing in popularity among hobbyists and IT geeks who trade the currency in South Africa‚ with one local expert estimating 100‚000 trade...

Only half of those with Matric are employed

Only 4 in 10 people of working age have a job in South Africa - and if you are under-qualified‚ your chances of earning...
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Rise at the Courtyard

IT was a delicious treat for a Saturday afternoon at the Courtyard on Van der Riet Street where Rise Cafe opened its doors to...

Eastern Cape reaches out to Western Cape farmers

The Eastern Cape government has called on drought-stricken Western Cape farmers to consider moving their farming operations to the Eastern Cape. Eastern Cape Rural Development...

Hide and seek for Zanu-PF’s G40 faction

Soon after the departure of a South African negotiation team dispatched by the Southern African Development Community‚ unconfirmed news spread like a veldt fire...

Man loses R5000 via debit orders

Combing through your bank statement should be done habitually to ensure all the debit orders are correct and authorised, writes Thuli Zungu Most of us...

Homes can’t be sold to pay for someone else’s debt

The Constitutional Court has been asked to ensure that property owners don’t have their house sold to pay back debt owing to municipalities from...

Sassa makes an offer to South African Post Office to pay social grants

The SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) has given the South African Post Office an offer for the role it will play in distributing social...

What did SA spend their December bonuses on?

So what did most South Africans spend their December pay cheques and bonuses on? Was it on paying off loans incurred throughout the year? Booking...

Laminated timber beams to comply with regulations

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s professional body for the engineered timber construction industry, issues a notice on compliance of...

Craft gin transforms taste experience at Bean and Olive

FANCY a gin and tonic? Many may believe that the drink of the colonials originated in England, but this couldn’t be further from the...

War on waste escalates

  KENTON’S waste disposal woes are not over yet, despite a public meeting convened by Ndlambe Municipality to address residents’ needs last Wednesday. The meeting was...

Politics weighs as Reserve Bank mulls rate cut

The weak economy requires an interest rate cut‚ but the Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee may be reluctant to announce one when it meets...

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...

Petrol price set to rise by 40c at end October‚ even worse for diesel...

South Africans must expect another substantial petrol price increase later this month‚ the Automobile Association predicts. Commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by...

Eskom threatens power cuts in three Eastern Cape municipalities over unpaid bills

Senior Eastern Cape Treasury officials are locked in meetings with leaders of Raymond Mhlaba municipality to find an amicable solution to their escalating electricity...

Four senior ANN7 staffers arrested

Home Affairs’ immigration officials have arrested four senior employees at former Gupta-linked TV channel ANN7‚ Eyewitness News reported. It said it was understood that the...
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