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Eskom asked Nersa to approve an additional 10% hike which would have brought the total increase this year to over 22% after prices also rose in April
Eskom asked Nersa to approve an additional 10% hike which would have brought the total increase this year to over 22% after prices also rose in April ( )

NUM welcomes Nersa decision on Eskom

NUM welcomed the decision by Nersa to reject Eskom’s application to raise its electricity prices further this year.

The Lesotho government has called in the SADC technical support to investigate the Lesotho National Assembly boycotted parliament.
SADC called to investigate Lesotho boycott
Tuesday 30 June 2015 07:06
There are 120 million active Facebook users in Africa.
Facebook opens first offices in Africa
Tuesday 30 June 2015 06:48

South Africa

 Eight women died in a tavern in a Khayelitsha tavern on Sunday.
Condolences pour in for children who died in a Khayelitsha tavern

Tuesday 30 June 2015 09:20

Outrage and messages of condolences continue to pour in on various platforms such as social media following the deaths of eight young women at a tavern in Makhaza, Khayelitsha.

Africa

Amnesty and other human rights groups have criticised what they call repressive policies under Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
Amnesty slams Egypt over arrests of youths

Tuesday 30 June 2015 06:34

Amnesty International has accused the Egyptian authorities of jailing young activists to quell unrest under one of the toughest crackdowns in the country's history.

World

 In April, a 50-day war which left over 2000 Palestinians and 73 Israeli’s dead.
France’s top diplomat seeks to solve Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Tuesday 30 June 2015 06:12

France’s top diplomat has warned that the Palestinian-Israeli question remains very dangerous with risks that ‘Daesh’ or ISIS could find a pretext to get involved.

Politics

The Lesotho government has called in the SADC technical support to investigate the Lesotho National Assembly boycotted parliament.
SADC called to investigate Lesotho boycott

Tuesday 30 June 2015 07:06

Members of the Opposition of the Lesotho National Assembly boycotted parliament Monday.

Business

Government turned down Independent Power Producers.
'Govt not giving Independent Power Producers a chance'

Tuesday 30 June 2015 09:07

Free Market Foundation, Director and Energy Policy Unit member, Eustace Davie has accused government of not giving Independent Power Producers a chance.

Science

There are 120 million active Facebook users in Africa.
Facebook opens first offices in Africa

Tuesday 30 June 2015 06:48

Social media network company Facebook, has opened its first office in Africa and South Africa is the host country.

Lifestyle

Deputy Director-General Kefiloe Masiteng says youth between the ages of 19-24 are dying of violence related incidents.
Health programmes needed to curb youth mortality: Stats SA

Tuesday 30 June 2015 09:49

Deputy Director-General of Population and Social Statistics Kefiloe Masiteng says health awareness programmes are needed in order to decrease youth mortality in the country.

Sport

South African referee Jaco Peyper, has been chosen to ref Saturday’s Super Rugby final in NNew Zealand.
Jaco Peyper to ref Super Rugby final

Tuesday 30 June 2015 07:49

South Africa's Jaco Peyper has been chosen as the referee for Saturday's Super Rugby final between the Hurricanes and Highlanders in Wellington.

Opinion

The Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage: expert reaction

Monday 29 June 2015 06:22

Reaction to US legalising Gay Marriages.

Youth Day 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June 2015; marking 39 years since the 1975 uprising. Read the latest news, profiles of young inspirational South Africans, opinions and view multimedia.

June 2015 has been declaired Youth month in SA, themed 'Youth Moving South Africa Forward'.

Marikana

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

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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