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Eskom faces a funding crunch as it races to bring new power plants online to stave off an electricity crisis.
Eskom faces a funding crunch as it races to bring new power plants online to stave off an electricity crisis. ( )

Eskom may sell assets to raise cash: CEO

SA's cash-strapped power utility Eskom may sell some of its assets to raise capital as it scrambles to light up Africa's most advanced economy.

More than 5000 hectares of vegetation and at least eight dwellings have been destroyed.
Cape fire flairs up again
Friday 6 March 2015 05:26
Minister for Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu praised the policies of the ruling ANC of reserving 50% representation for women in all decision-making structures.
Presidency the next goal for women: Shabangu
Thursday 5 March 2015 20:35

South Africa

The two were expelled after being accused of assaulting and trying to run over another student.
FSU to formally reply on million rand claim against Jansen

Friday 6 March 2015 06:18

Free State University is on Friday expected to formally reply to reports that two expelled students have launched a R1 million claim against vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen.

Africa

Former SANDF soldiers helping to fight Boko Haram

Friday 6 March 2015 05:55

Former South African Defence Force soldiers are reportedly playing a major role in the fight against Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria after they were hired by the West African country.

World

Family of slain Missouri teen to file wrongful death lawsuit

Thursday 5 March 2015 20:33

The parents of black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot dead in August by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, will file a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

Politics

Cosatu to discuss forensic report of head office sale

Friday 6 March 2015 05:52

Cosatu to discuss the recommendations of a forensic report into alleged impropriety in the sale of the trade union's old head office and purchase of a new one in Johannesburg.

Business

Eskom faces a funding crunch as it races to bring new power plants online to stave off an electricity crisis.
Eskom may sell assets to raise cash: CEO

Friday 6 March 2015 05:36

SA's cash-strapped power utility Eskom may sell some of its assets to raise capital as it scrambles to light up Africa's most advanced economy.

Science

Qedani Mahlangu announced that two hospitals in Gauteng are now on E-health programme.
'E-health system aims to improve efficiency of health facilities'

Thursday 5 March 2015 16:47

Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu says as part of the modernisation of the public health care system, the development of E-health systems at healthcare facilities is top priority.

Lifestyle

Ringling Bros. circus to stop elephant acts by 2018

Thursday 5 March 2015 20:38

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will eliminate its elephant acts by 2018 amid criticism by animal welfare activists.

Sport

AB is the Neo of the cricketing world - Steyn

Friday 6 March 2015 07:09

South Africa captain AB de Villiers' batting blitzkriegs in the last two months have been so good that even his own team mates are in awe of them, fast bowler Dale Steyn said on Friday.

Opinion

 DC’s Pakalitha Mosisili, LCD’s Mothetjoa Metsing and several other smaller parties are planning to form a coalition.
Coalition governments are unstable: Analyst

Thursday 5 March 2015 12:18

University of South Africa Professor, Kealeboga Maphunye, says coalition governments are difficult and unstable.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

Budget 2015

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

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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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