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Eskom calls on all customers to reduce the load on the electricity grid. ( )

Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding

Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding from 17:00 on Monday, which is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.

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Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding

Monday 4 May 2015 17:52

Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding from 17:00 on Monday, which is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.


Michael Ramodibedi is accused of corruption, abuse of power and conflict of interest.
Swaziland's Chief of Justice resists arrest

Monday 4 May 2015 16:50

It has been three weeks since Swaziland Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi has resisted arrest and locked himself inside his house.


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton and Prince William Windsor.
New British princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Monday 4 May 2015 17:14

Britain's new princess has been named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace said on its Twitter account on Monday, a choice of names that honours the baby's late grandmother Princess Diana.


DA parliamentary leader, Mmusi Maimane, says perceptions that he's Helen Zille’s puppet don’t bother him
Maimane salutes Zille's leadership style

Monday 4 May 2015 17:55

DA parliamentary leader, Mmusi Maimane, says one of the legacies of outgoing leader, Helen Zille, that he wants to adopt, is to stick to one's principles, irrespective of criticism faced.


NDP jobs target requires thousands of SMEs

Monday 4 May 2015 15:40

South Africa needs over 49 000 SMEs growing at a rate of 20% per annum, to meet the National Development Plan (NDP) target of creating 11 million jobs by 2030.


National hand hygiene campaign launched in Pretoria

Monday 4 May 2015 16:17

Healthcare workers should always wash their hands before attending to patients, Gauteng MEC for Health Qedani Mahlangu said on Monday.


Durban Tourism says the Indaba will help the City to restore some of its image, following the recent xenophobic attack unrest
Durban Tourism Indaba organisers allay xenophobic attack fears

Monday 4 May 2015 15:12

Durban Tourism says it is ready to host close to 9 000 visitors that will flood the city this weekend for Indaba 2015.


Ireland rugby team.
Stander set to play for Ireland

Monday 4 May 2015 15:25

South African eighthman CJ Stander hopes to play for Ireland.


People should be able to fully exercise their rights: Dignity SA

Monday 4 May 2015 11:47

Following a High Court ruling in a case of assisted suicide last week, debates around euthanasia are raging.


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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