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  1. Jan

    Rolling Blackouts: Tuesday 12 May 2015 [Stage 2 from 4pm]

    Eskom load shedding update: 12 May The latest on load shedding from Eskom.
  2. Jan

    New Grade 9 exit-level exam and compulsory history in SA schools

    New Grade 9 exit-level exam for South Africa The Department of Basic Education wants to introduce a new school exit level certificate and compulsory history.
  3. Jan

    "Vaccinate your kids" says Health MEC after rare disease re-appears in Durban

    by Adiel Ismail Kwazulu-Natal MEC for Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo has urged parents to get their children vaccinated as he moved to ease fears of the public after a rare and deadly disease claimed the life of one child. An 8-year-old boy died of diphtheria, which is a serious bacterial...
  4. Jan

    SA man granted permission for assisted suicide

    The High Court in Pretoria on Thursday granted a terminally ill man the right to end his own life, with the help of a doctor. Robin Stransham-Ford was granted an order that allows a doctor to help him commit suicide and the doctor shall not be subject to prosecution or disciplinary...
  5. Jan

    Mercy killing application in SA court

    by Thomas Hartleb, Mpho Raborife, News24 People suffering from terminal diseases should lawfully be allowed to end their lives in a dignified manner, a member of Dignity SA said on Wednesday ahead of an urgent application before the High Court in Pretoria. Robert Stransham-Ford, 65, is...
  6. Jan

    Peace restored in South Africa after xenophobic attacks: government

    By More Matshediso Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has reassured the country and the world that peace and calm have returned to communities that were affected by attacks on foreign nationals. “We want to reassure those who have plans to travel to South Africa that our government is...
  7. Jan

    Eskom load shedding hits stage 2

    Eskom load shedding at stage 2 Stage 2 rolling blackouts have been implemented from 17:58 on Thursday, 23 April 2015.
  8. Jan

    WhatsApp Calling update for iPhones rolled out

    WhatsApp voice calling rolling out to iPhones A new version of WhatsApp for iOS promises that WhatsApp Calling is rolling out to Apple smartphones.
  9. Jan

    SA Spelling Bee 2015 launched

    As part of a broader comprehensive strategy to address the poor performance by learners in languages and numeracy, the Department of Basic Education, in partnership with Spell It South Africa, will today launch the Spelling Bee South Africa Competition for 2015. The Annual National...
  10. Jan

    MyBroadband journalist Jan Vermeulen on KykNET and CNBC Africa

    I went on KykNET to talk about the recent launch of the Wi-Fi Forum in South Africa, as well as why broadband in SA remains so poor and so expensive. It's in Afrikaans: Also chatted with Gugu on CNBC Africa about the high price of the Samsung Galaxy...
  11. Jan

    First four new Game of Thrones episodes leak online

    First four Game of Thrones season 5 episodes leak online The first four episodes of the new season of Game of Thrones have leaked online.
  12. Jan

    Queen Victoria statue vandalism in Eastern Cape condemned

    The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has condemned the vandalism of the statue of former British monarch Queen Victoria. “There is … no need for any individual or group to resort to vandalism, unlawfulness or hooliganism,” Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality spokesperson Roland Williams said...
  13. Jan

    Cell C Samsung Galaxy S6 contract prices announced

    Cell C Samsung Galaxy S6 contract prices Cell C has announced its contract prices for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.
  14. Jan

    Stop vandalising statues - there is a proper process: Arts and Culture

    The Department of Arts and Culture says it has not received a formal request to remove any of the statues in the country. “It must be emphasised that the National Heritage Resources Act of 1999 stipulates particular technical as well as consultative processes that should be followed in the case...
  15. Jan

    First 100kW Platinum Power Fuel Cell launched in South Africa

    Platinum power fuel cell launched in South Africa Africa’s first ever 100-kilowatt fuel cell that runs on platinum and natural gas.
  16. Jan

    Sentech CEO takes over at SITA

    Sentech CEO moves to SITA The board at signal distributor for the South African broadcasting sector, Sentech, has accepted the resignation of CEO Setumo Mohapi, who moves to Sita.
  17. Jan

    All systems go for SKA

    All systems go for SKA The giant radio telescope will attempt to answer some of humanity's most enigmatic questions.
  18. Jan

    Ramaphosa in Eskom crisis meetings

    Eskom crisis meeting with Deputy President Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will continue engaging key stakeholders to find solutions for the power crisis at Eskom.
  19. Jan

    Eskom price increase confirmed

    Big Eskom price hikes coming A price increase approved by the National Energy Regulator will be implemented on 1 April 2015, Eskom has confirmed.
  20. Jan

    Eskom control system contractor for Kusile announced

    Eskom contractor for Kusile control system announced The contractor for Kusile’s control and instrumentation system has been announced.