Eskom implements Stage 2 load shedding

Eskom says it will implement Stage 2 load shedding this morning. “With a number of power generating units still out of service due to breakdowns the prognosis for today is that Eskom will be forced to implement Stage 2 load shedding from 9am to 10pm,” said Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe on Monday.

SA exits technical recession in third quarter

South Africa has come out of a technical recession with the economy growing by 2.2% in the third quarter of 2018, said Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). “We can inform the public that the economy has expanded by 2.2% in the third quarter of 2018. Year-on-year growth was 1.1% and nine month on nine month it was at...

Global Citizen Festival raises R100 billion

President Cyril Ramaphosa has lauded the Global Citizen Festival for its work, calling on South Africans and people of the world to be the generation that ends poverty. “We are united in Madiba’s vision of a world where every human being lives in freedom and prosperity. His spirit is the driving force behind the...

SA companies hopeful of conquering Tunisian market

At least two companies are confident of acquiring new markets during the Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti) Outward Trade and Investment mission to Tunisia. Managing Director of Resulta Exporters, Eric Juncker, says he is confident he will acquire new customers and secure a distribution agency for his products. “We already have a small...

Former US President passes away

The thoughts of South Africans are with the American people following the passing on of former United States President, George Herbert Walker Bush . The 41st President of the USA died at the age of 94. In a statement issued by the Presidency on Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa said “the thoughts of the...