Saturday, December 15, 2018

Brace for a whopping fuel price increase

Motorists can brace themselves for a whopping fuel price increase. Petrol will increase by 71 cents per litre on Wednesday‚ the Department of Energy announced...

ANC ‘unity’ a ticket to loot

Zuma's gang want to continue to rule from the grave by neutering conference winner There are only 11 days to go before the ANC national...

Wage negotiations begin for municipal workers

The SA Local Government Association has begun wage negotiations with unions representing workers in all municipalities across the country. Salga is negotiating on behalf of...

Bok coach Coetzee is ‘not going anywhere’

“Are you throwing in the towel?” Springbok coach Allister Coetzee was asked as he headed to a door inside the cavernous Principality Stadium stadium...

Sunday Times: Myeni to ‘fly SAA’ in new top job

On the front page of the Sunday Times: Former SAA chairwoman Dudu Myeni has landed a top job in government that may put her back...

Bringing to book those responsible for looting the state will be best Xmas gift...

The best gift South Africans could receive this festive season would be an assurance that 2018 will be better than 2017‚ that the country...

State purchases resort for R75m against advice

By Bongani Fuzile Financial advice to avoid haemorrhaging R34-million a year in a tourism deal was ignored by Land Minister Gugile Nkwinti, whose department went...

MARKET WRAP: JSE tracks weaker global markets‚ with Naspers under pressure

The JSE closed lower on Friday‚ in line with weaker global markets‚ as market heavyweight Naspers extended its losses. The all share ended the week...

WATCH: Demi-Leigh Nel Peters on the stigma attached to beauty pageants

Our girl and the new Miss Universe‚ Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters hit the ground running since claiming the crown on Monday night. Demi has been doing media...

Drought closes Athlone Stadium and 12 other Cape soccer pitches

Cape Town’s drought has claimed another victim: Athlone Stadium. The soccer venue was closed on Friday after overuse by Cape Town’s five professional soccer clubs...

IN FULL: Mashaba celebrates victory over ANC’s motion of no confidence

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has survived a motion of no confidence brought by the ANC in the Johannesburg City Council. Mashaba won by 140 votes...

Athol Trollip survives attempt to oust him

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has survived a vote of no confidence. Patriotic Alliance councillor Marlon Daniels had submitted a motion to remove Trollip...

Zuma gives increases to public office-bearers

Increases of between 4% and 5.5% are on the cards for public office-bearers‚ while traditional leaders will get extra. The presidency said on Thursday that...

Gupta firm in coal row with Eskom

Eskom is scrambling to source enough coal to feed one of the country’s major power stations after a dispute with its supplier‚ Gupta-owned Tegeta...

Municipality in liquor licence transfer debacle

CONFUSION over the terms of a lease in the small boat harbour has resulted in the Ward 10 committee recommending that a liquor licence...

We’ve got plans to improve confidence in us – Eskom after ratings downgrade

Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) has lowered Eskom’s long-term foreign and local currency corporate credit rating to ‘B-’ from ‘B+’‚ with a negative...

Multichoice paid R100-million for ‘influence over digital migration’ – DA

South Africa’s leading pay TV service provider‚ Multichoice‚ is in the hot seat once more with new revelations from the Democratic Alliance over a...
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WATCH: Bathurst bamboo plantation grows a sustainable future

THE first successful commercial bamboo plantation in Africa can revolutionise commercial industries for a sustainable future With the world looking for more sustainable industries that do not...

Tom Eaton’s short report: ‘I propose a brand-new tax for our already burdened taxpayers’

It's probably not the best moment for me to propose a new tax. There's a R50-billion hole in the fiscus that the state plans to...

WATCH: ‘Free beer’ as Capetonians loot SAB truck

Booze-loving Capetonians thought Christmas came early this year when an SA Breweries truck lost its load in Wetton suburb‚ southeast of the city centre‚...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to get married in May

Just after news of their engagement was made official‚ it has been confirmed that Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will get married...

Union wants answers from Gigaba on PIC board

In a move meant to bolster workers’ control over their pensions‚ the Public Service Association (PSA) is demanding information about Public Investment Corporation (PIC)...

SA animation Revolting Rhymes scoops international award

After beating stiff competition at the prestigious Bafta Children’s Awards on Monday‚ Revolting Rhymes - animated in Cape Town and Berlin - now has...

Time off work breakthrough for adoptive parents

African Christian Democratic Party MP Cheryllyn Dudley has made history for successfully piloting a bill that provides clarity on leave for employees who adopt...

SuperSport slapped with a fine for over R200 000

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) have fined SuperSport United R200 000 for a pitch invasion that occurred after the second leg of their...

Electric plane no pie-in-the-sky idea

European aircraft maker Airbus has announced plans to develop and test the first commercial hybrid aircraft to be powered partly by electricity. The E-Fan X...

JSE closes weaker as rand surges following S&P’s junk downgrade

The JSE closed weaker on Monday as the stronger rand supported banking‚ retailer and property stocks following S&P Global Ratings’ downgrade announcement on Friday....

Justice Malala: Zimbabwe hoodwinked

New dawn? No, just the continuation of a long, dark night Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's president in Harare, Zimbabwe.  Image: Reuters One of the...

Celebrating 18 years of the Bathurst Farmers Market

THE Bathurst Farmers Market, located at 237 Kowie Road, is celebrating its 18th year of trading in the community. The popular farmers market is open...
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7 things you need to know about Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe in Las Vegas on Sunday night. The South African beauty queen beat over 90 contestants from around the...
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