Thursday, April 18, 2019

Instagram boom for SA

More brands are using Instagram Stories to connect with consumers. "Instagram is growing exceptionally well in South Africa. It is growing well globally. There are...

Nightmare holiday: Dutch tourists robbed and terrorised

Dutch tourists held up at gunpoint, robbed and terrorised in bus from airport Forty-nine hours after a group of Dutch tourists set foot in South...

Guptas: From R9k to R34m in a day

Estina‚ the company that ran the Gupta-linked Vrede Dairy Farm Project, had only R9‚000 in its bank account before the first payment of R34-million...

Money Matters: Protect your income

AS mentioned before, one’s most valuable asset is the ability to earn an income. If this seems far-fetched, please do yourself a massive favour...
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Belly dancing at The Office

LOTS of fun was had at the opening of The Office in Bathurst, a brand-new office services company that will offer computer training and...

SUSPECT ARRESTED WITH R3 100 IN COUNTERFEIT MONEY – DESPATCH

MEDIA STATEMENT FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE MEDIA CENTRE, EASTERN CAPE UITENHAGE CLUSTER – Monday, 5 March 2018: The South African Police Service in Despatch...

Don’t shop till you drop on Black Friday – spend wisely

WHILE millions of shoppers count down the hours until the much awaited Black Friday sale tomorrow, the National Credit Regulator (NCR) advises consumers to...

DA taking Public Protector’s report on Vrede on review

The Democratic Alliance is going to take the Public Protector’s report on the Vrede dairy farm on review after calling it is a “whitewash”. DA...

Roof of mall in Lenasia collapses as heavy storm hits Joburg

Several people are understood to have been injured when a heavy storm caused the roof of a mall in Lenasia south of Johannesburg to...

Talk of the Town celebrates 20 years

  IT was 20 years ago when two friends, Mauneen Charter and Barbara Hanstein began the great adventure – to produce a newspaper to cater...

A few things that you need to know about the Zuma impeachment case

The highest court in the land will today give judgment on whether Parliament should start an impeachment process to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable...

Acton named business woman of the year

ROB KNOWLES HARD work and a passion are what drives Kowie Toyota boss Noleen Acton and, at the recent Investec Business Woman of the Year...

High court satisfied Sanef application to halt intimidation of journalists is urgent

The high court in Johannesburg on Thursday held that the application by the South African National Editors Forum to halt attacks on journalists by...

Water in Port Alfred will be off until “at least midnight”

Ndlambe Municipality is currently struggling to re-establish water connections to residents in the Port Alfred area due to a collapsing infrastructure and leaks that...

Eskom gets R5-billion government bailout amid “enormous liquidity constraints”

Power utility Eskom has received an “advance” of R5-billion from the Public Investment Corporation (PIC)‚ on behalf of the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF)‚...
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Social worker gets big surprise

Social worker Bulelwa Gemashe had a big surprise when she entered one of the conference rooms at the Port Alfred Social Development offices last...

ICASA vows to fight high cost of data

Communications industry regulator ICASA has assured parliament it will fight for the high cost of data to come down‚ specifically targeting high out-of-bundle data...

MultiSecurity: Residents neglectful over home security

Port Alfred residents are forgetful about locking doors according to the latest MultiSecurity reports. At Community Police Forum meetings once a month, SAPS and...

Tiso Blackstar journalists scoop awards

TISO Blackstar’s journalists have walked away with multiple accolades over the past week‚ scooping awards in the Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards and in the...

Seven things you should know about the Gupta media deal

The controversial Gupta family has announced that it is selling its media assets to Mzwanele Manyi‚ a former government spokesman and head of the...

Bank of Baroda leaving South Africa‚ Reserve Bank confirms

The SA Reserve Bank has confirmed that the Bank of Baroda is closing down its operations in South Africa. “The Bank of Baroda has notified...
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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...

CM Heunis – a rich history of construction expertise

THEY say that any company surviving the second year of business is a sign that it is a viable concern.  But what about a...

BREAKING NEWS: Cyril Ramaphosa has a recession on his hands

SA has plunged into a recession with a surprise 0.7% contraction in the second quarter of the year. “We are in recession. We reported a...

Minstrels on the march as Tweede Nuwejaar festivities get under way

The Cape Town Street Parade got under way on Tuesday‚ with more than 13‚000 minstrels taking part and an expected crowd of more than...

This is why the rand is nose-diving

The rand’s continuing plunge on Monday has been mostly due to emerging-market contagion based on events in Turkey‚ but other factors are conspiring to...

Abrahams’ dismissal to go to Con Court next week

The application by three NGOs to confirm a court order setting aside Shaun Abrahams’s appointment as national director of public prosecutions will be heard...

SA economy is bleeding jobs

More people are out of work‚ for the third straight quarter. Statistics South Africa said new figures from the Quarterly Employment Survey show that SA’s...

The taxi strike in Cape Town is over

On Monday chaos erupted on busy roads in the Mother City - buses were torched‚ commuters injured‚ law enforcement officials were attacked and their...

Banking cost drop. So who’s the cheapest of them all?

Since 2010‚ the real cost of banking has come down for most consumers and particularly for those with mid-level accounts on a single fee...
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