Wed, 20 February, 2019
Home Authors Posts by iAfrica

iAfrica

4673 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Curating, aggregating, and producing news and information for South Africa.
Eskom power station

Eskom: Generating Performance Of Plants Improving

As Eskom works on keeping the lights on, it says there has been some improvement in the generating performance of its plants.Eskom hasn't implemented load shedding since last week Thursday after the country experienced five straight...
US President Donald Trump.

Trump Sued By Sixteen US States Over ‘Border Wall Emergency’

Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump's administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.The lawsuit,...
Adam Lambert will perform with the original Queen band members Bryan May and Roger Taylor at the Oscars.

Queen And Adam Lambert To Give Live Performance At Oscars

British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, organisers said on Monday, following the blockbuster success of best picture nominee Bohemian Rhapsody.“Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? We welcome...
Catherine MacLeod is set to testify at the State Capture Inquiry

Treasury Economist Catherine MacLeod To Testify At State Capture Inquiry

Treasury economist Catherine MacLeod is next up at the state capture commission.On Monday, former Treasury Director-General Lungisa Fuzile concluded his testimony and largely corroborated the evidence of former Finance Ministers Pravin Gordhan and Nhlanhla Nene.Fuzile...

UK Plans To Make Plastic Packaging Producers Pay For Waste Disposal

LONDON - Britain is to set out plans to overhaul its recycling system on Monday, including making plastic packaging producers pay the full cost of dealing with their waste and introducing a deposit return...

ANC Requests Zukile Luyenge Be Removed As MP Following His Resignation

CAPE TOWN - The African National Congress (ANC) has asked National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to remove the South African National Civic Organisation’s Eastern Cape leader Dr Zukile Luyenge as a Member of Parliament...
etolls

E-tolls Receiving Urgent Attention From National Govt, Says Makhura

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Premier David Makhura says urban tolling is unsustainable and government has teams working to find a solution to the failed system.Makhura was speaking at the Alberton Civic Centre in Ekurhuleni where...
Dream Hotels

Dream Hotels & Resorts Launches Luxury Tented Camps At Finfoot Lake Reserve

Dream Hotels & Resorts has introduced new luxury tent-style accommodation on a shared ownership basis at Finfoot Lake Reserve, located in South Africa’s Greater Pilanesberg area.“We have embarked on three lifestyle development opportunities at...

SAA Secures R3.5bn to Keep It Afloat Until June, Still Needs More

JOHANNESBURG - South African Airways (SAA) says it has managed to secure R3.5 billion to keep it afloat until June.The state-owned entity says negotiations are also underway with banks to rollover debt of R9.2...
Caster Semenya arrives at the Swiss Sports Tribunal.

Caster Semenya Heads To Swiss Sports Tribunal

Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya of South Africa went to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday to challenge proposed rules that could force her to lower her testosterone levels.Semenya made no comment as...
South African Airways (SAA) airplane

SAA To Be Split Into Three Units

South Africa’s struggling state-owned airline (SAA) is to break into three business units as part of a restructuring plan, its chief executive Vuyani Jarana said on Monday.Jarana said the firm - which has not...
40 gold miners from the Kartee Gold Mines located in Gboanipea, Liberia, are still trapped underground after a sudden soil collapse on February 10.

40 Miners Remain Trapped In Collapsed Liberian Gold Mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency...
The DA's load shedding billboard after it was vandalised. It was unveiled on Sunday.

Another Controversial DA Billboard Destroyed

The Democratic Alliance s' (DA) billboard on load shedding has been burnt down a day after it was put up.The billboard, located in the same spot as the controversial 'The ANC is killing us' billboard was...
President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington.

Trump Declares National Emergency

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency, bypassing Congress to build a wall along the southern U.S. border, and setting up a legal challenge that could help determine the limits of U.S. presidential...
Lungisa Fuzile at the State Capture Inquiry.

Lungisa Fuzile Back At State Capture Inquiry

Former Treasury Director-General Lungisa Fuzile returns to the state capture commission of inquiry on Monday morning.Fuzile first appeared before the Zondo Commission last November and testified that there was a connection between the interests of the...

Latest Articles