Fri, Feb 3, 2023

President Ramaphosa cancels WEF trip to address load shedding

President Ramaphosa Cancels WEF Trip to Davos to Address Load Shedding

President Cyril Ramaphosa has cancelled his travel plans to Davos, Switzerland, in order to deal with the current load-shedding crisis in South Africa. Although...
Visitors, including children, were swimming in Kalk Bay’s Dalebrook tidal pool on 11 January despite a warning sign posted by the City. Photo: Steve Kretzmann

Sewage on Seashores: Loadshedding Causing Cape Town’s Beach Closures

Loadshedding at pump stations blamed for most closures. By Steve Kretzmann Sewage spills have caused the official temporary closure of beaches and tidal pools...

Carte Blanche Exposes ‘The Rot’ at Johannesburg Art Gallery

Here’s what’s coming up on Carte Blanche this week. You can watch the show today, Sunday 15 January in South Africa on DStv Now...
DA welcomes provision of R88.8 million to reduce blackouts in WC municipalities

South Africans Must Reject NERSA 18.6% Increase in Electricity Tariffs, Says...

The decision by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) to increase electricity tariffs by 18.65%, despite consumers spending over 120 days in...

John Steenhuisen: For as Long as the ANC is in Power,...

JUST IN: Nersa has approved 18.65% Eskom tariff increase. (See video below.) I have written to President Ramaphosa to request an urgent meeting about Eskom and...
South Africa loadshedding Eskom

SA Plunged into CONTINUOUS Stage 6 Loadshedding Until Further Notice

It was bad enough yesterday when Eskom announced that it would be implementing Stage 6 on a nightly basis "until further notice"... but this...
Elon Musk.

Elon Musk Breaks Guinness World Record for Huge Loss in Fortune

South African born and raised entrepreneur, Elon Musk, has officially broken the Guinness World Record, for the "largest loss of personal fortune" in history! Guinness...
Spectacular recovery in passenger numbers at Cape International Airport over December 2022

Spectacular Recovery in Passenger Numbers at Cape International Airport

Cape Town International Airport recorded a spectacular recovery in passenger numbers during the peak season month of December 2022 when compared to pre-pandemic numbers. Preliminary...
Proposed Eskom move irrational and disastrous

Proposed Eskom Move Irrational and Disastrous, Says DA

The DA notes the expressed intention of the governing party to move Eskom away from Public Enterprises to the Ministry of Energy... writes Ghaleb...
Stage 6 loadshedding South Africa

Eskom Plunges South Africa into Nightly Stage 6 Loadshedding Until Further...

Eskom suddenly announced on Tuesday night that loadshedding was to be escalated to Stage 6 during the night, starting at 21h00 and lasting until...