Eskom confirms price increase

Pretoria – Eskom has confirmed that a price increase will be implemented on 1 April 2015. “Eskom confirms that the price increase to be implemented on 1 April 2015 to Eskom direct customers is still 12.69% and for municipalities will be 14.25% from 1 July 2015 as approved by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa…..

SPAR Proteas vice-captain Bongiwe Msomi has been signed by Surrey Storm in the UK Netball Super League.

SPAR Proteas vice-captain Bongiwe Msomi has been signed by Surrey Storm in the UK Netball Super League. The 27-year-old mid-courter arrived in England last week and joined up with the squad ahead of the top of the table clash at Surrey Sports Park ahead of their clash with Manchester Thunder on Saturday. The storm went down…..

Minister Chabane to be afforded special funeral

Pretoria – The late Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane will be afforded a special funeral service, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe announced at a special media briefing in Pretoria on Sunday. Minister Chabane died in a car accident in the early hours of Sunday morning with two of his protectors, Sgt Lesiba Sekele…..

Eskom to commission an inquiry

Johannesburg – Eskom is to commission an independent inquiry into the running of its business, Eskom Chairman Zola Tsotsi said on Thursday. “The Eskom board has today resolved to commission an independent inquiry on the current state of the business and its challenges. We have deemed it prudent to seek an independent view of the status…..

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Government continues to improve access to NSFAS

Pretoria – Government says it has continued to make strides in improving access to higher education and training for students from poor families through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). According to the Department of Higher Education and Training, the NSFAS allocation has been steadily increasing each year and thereby increasing the number of students…..

All About You: Are you a Procrastinator?

Are you a procrastinator- Do this quiz to find out! Place a tick next to the statements that you agree with. If you agree with five or more of these statements you are a procrastinator: I often put off starting a task I find difficult I often give up on a task as soon as I…..

Formal hearings into group copying delayed

Pretoria – Formal hearings for KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape grade 12 candidates implicated in group copying have been delayed because the candidates were busy writing supplementary examinations. Chief Director for Public Examinations and Assessments at the Department of Basic Education (DBE), Dr Rufus Poliah, on Tuesday said formal hearings for the implicated matriculants would commence in…..

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Government to deal with fraudulent qualifications

Pretoria – Government says it is determined to flush out public servants who misrepresent their academic qualifications. “Government would, in partnership with the Quality Councils and South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) ensure that scrutiny and verification of qualifications are rigorously applied to protect the credibility, integrity and reputation of employers from people who possess fake qualifications,”…..

KZN’s talent clustered SABC 3 Auditions

Hundreds of talented individuals flocked outside the Durban Exhibition Centre over the weekend for a chance to become one of three television stars. The shows that seek fresh personalities are Top Billing, Espresso and a new show that will be broadcasted soon. Despite the terrible weather conditions on Saturday, a number of people still attended with…..

When the “so-called” protector misuses his position

Some things are puzzling, I am just glad that South Africa is now a Free State where one gets to choose who they want to live around. There is nothing disappointing like seeing someone who is supposedly the head of security hurting people he should be protecting, I mean after all he is getting paid to…..