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AMCU President Joseph Mathunjwa criticised the ANC led government for not empowering South Africans to acquire skills to build the Eskom Medupi plant. ( )

Mathunjwa blames ANC for power outages

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union president Joseph Mathunjwa has blamed lack of proper planning from the government for power outages in the country.

Lorenzo wins Spanish Grand Prix
Sunday 3 May 2015 15:48
Lorenzo wins Spanish Grand Prix
Sunday 3 May 2015 15:48
KZN clan receives land in Harding
Sunday 3 May 2015 15:34

South Africa

Eskom says stage one load shedding is due to a shortage of units wich currently out of service.
Eskom to implement stage one load shedding

Sunday 3 May 2015 17:38

Eskom says it will implement stage one load-shedding from 5pm and it is likely to continue until 10pm on Sunday.

Africa

Togo court confirms President Gnassingbe won April 25 election

Sunday 3 May 2015 15:23

Togo's constitutional court on Sunday confirmed that Faure Gnassingbe won a third term as president with 58.77 percent of the vote.

World

Isolated Nepal quake victims could see death toll rise

Sunday 3 May 2015 15:44

The inaccessibility of thousands of injured Nepalis stuck in remote mountain villages - vulnerable to sepsis and complications - could result in a massive rise in the death toll.

Politics

Stan Mathabatha says the ANCYL members have the task to lobby for youth development.
ANC leader urges call for unity among ANCYL members

Sunday 3 May 2015 15:03

Limpopo ANC chairperson and premier, Stan Mathabatha, has urged members of the ANC Youth league to always work for the betterment of the lives of young people in the country.

Business

Mathunjwa blames ANC for power outages

Sunday 3 May 2015 18:14

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union president Joseph Mathunjwa has blamed lack of proper planning from the government for power outages in the country.

Science

New volcanic ashes contaminate drinking water in Chile

Sunday 3 May 2015 17:35

Ashes from the latest Calbuco volcanic eruption got to Chile's southeast Cochamo and Ensenada towns by wind and contaminated drinking water there.

Lifestyle

Social media finds humour in DJ Sbu’s arrest

Sunday 3 May 2015 12:05

South Africans went on Social media to share their views on DJ Sbu's latest arrest.

Sport

Lorenzo wins Spanish Grand Prix

Sunday 3 May 2015 15:48

Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo savoured his first MotoGP victory of the season on Sunday with a pole-to-flag victory in his home Spanish Grand Prix

Opinion

Burundi's patchwork army faces test to keep the peace

Sunday 3 May 2015 14:13

When protesters in Burundi cheer for soldiers who turn up at demonstrations against the president's bid for a third term, write Edmund Blair and Patrick Nduwimana.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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