Celebrate Hope this Mandela Month with FUTURELIFE and the Nelson Mandela Foundation

“It’s all about the future of our children, and about their chances in life. Children are so honest, uncomplicated, and full of love. If we can bring opportunity to children,

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Eskom: Three Stages of loadshedding attributable to illegal wage strike

Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter says three stages of loadshedding are due to the ongoing illegal wage strike. This translates to the loss of 2500 MW of capacity. Wage talks

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Government must fast-track the procurement of electricity from private entities

Energy analyst, Chris Yelland, has called on the national government to immediately fast-track the procurement of electricity from private entities to address the crippling power cuts. He says the commitment

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Cape Town electricity tariffs 9.5% more expensive from today, 1 July

Cape Town electricity tariffs increased by 9.5% from midnight. The City of Cape Town says the tariff increases were kept to a minimum to reduce the pressure on residents’ pockets.

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Digital portal to bring Springbok Supporters closer to the action

A new digital portal bringing South African rugby supporters closer to the Springboks and other national teams has been launched by SA Rugby in partnership with principal partner MTN. Bok

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Majority of Eskom employees back at work which would hopefully see powerstations going into full operation again

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says it is hoped that the majority of Eskom employees will be back at work today which would hopefully see power stations going into full

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Striking Eskom employees are starting to return to work

Eskom has confirmed that many employees are peacefully returning to work this morning and that there are no incidents of protests reported so far today. The power utility says the

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Second Monkeypox case identified in the Western Cape

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has confirmed that a second case of monkeypox has been identified through laboratory testing at the NICD on Tuesday. The case involves a 32-year-old

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Swimmer fatally injured after shark encounter in Plettenberg Bay

The NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated on Tuesday afternoon following eye-witness reports of a shark incident involving a swimmer at Sanctuary Beach, on the Robberg side of Robberg

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WATCH: Pravin Gordhan says Eskom workers have agreed to return to work on Wednesday

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced an agreement has been reached between unions and Eskom management with regards to a wage settlement. Gordhan briefed the media on Tuesday afternoon,

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Stage 6 loadshedding warning: Here is what it means for City customers

The City of Cape Town says it has been building reserves in an effort to help reduce the impact of higher stages of Eskom’s load-shedding. Should Eskom move to higher

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Investigations into fraud and corruption at National Lotteries Commission starting to bear fruit

The Special Investigating Unit says the investigations into fraud and corruption at the National Lotteries Commission are starting to bear fruit. The Unit yesterday managed to obtain a preservation order

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WHO experts visited South Africa to gauge the successes of the use of traditional medicines to fight Covid-19

A team of World Health Organisation (WHO) experts has recently visited South Africa to gauge the successes of the use of traditional medicines to fight Covid-19. The WHO says South

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Department of Transport will launch a full-scale, nationwide project to rid the country’s roads of potholes

The Department of Transport will, in July, launch a full-scale, nationwide project to rid the country’s roads of potholes. Minister Fikile Mbalula says the project would entail close cooperation with

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Eskom says there is a risk that Stage 6 loadshedding may have to be implemented today

Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter has announced that the power utility has lost 10 generating units overnight, which means Eskom might have to implement STAGE 6 loadshedding from 17:00 this

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SIU clamps down on Lottery Commission Corruption

The Special Investigating Unit is making some headway in its investigations into fraud and corruption at the National Lotteries Commission (NLC). The Unit obtained a preservation order to freeze a

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Liquor Traders Association says East London tavern, where 21 teens died, should be shut down permanently

The Liquor Traders Association has demanded the permanent closure of an East London tavern where 21 teens died over the weekend. Reports indicate the youngest victim who died inside the

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SIU obtains preservation order for former Lotteries boss’ luxury mansion

The Special Investigating Unit has obtained a preservation order to freeze a R27 million luxury property linked to the former chairperson of the National Lotteries Commission, Professor Alfred Nevhutanda. The

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51 illegal immigrants rescued from a Chinese-owned factory in Ekurhuleni

The Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsolaedi has confirmed that 51 people were rescued from a Chinese-owned factory in Ekurhuleni, over the weekend. The Minister says the 51 people were

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South Africa could, in the coming days, record more cases of the monkeypox virus

South Africa could, in the coming days, record more cases of the monkeypox virus. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases sounded this warning after the Health Department last week confirmed

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The Stormers celebrate their URC win with fans in Cape Town!

Cape Town was a sea of blue and yellow flags today, with the Stormers celebrating their victory in the United Rugby Championships with their fans. The team embarked on a

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City invites qualifying residents to apply for a debt write off

The City has invited qualifying residents with outstanding debt, to apply for a debt write off, before the end of the month. The outstanding debt must be older than 1

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Smile Breakfast Talks To Zepheny Nurse

Miché Solomon, better known as Zephany Nurse, was abducted as a baby 25 years ago. Since the incident at Groote Schuur Hospital, Zepheny grew up as Miché and her biological

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