Tue, 10 December, 2019

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Successful People

Desmond Tutu’s Family Hopes To Have Him Back Home This Week

CAPE TOWN - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s family is hoping he’ll be discharged from the hospital this week.The struggle icon was hospitalised at a Cape Town hospital last...
eskom bailout

Cyril Ramaphosa: Eskom, SAA, Prasa – We’ll Do What We Must To Save Them

Dear Fellow South African,When I visited Medupi power station for the first time two weeks ago, I was struck by how massive it is. It is one thing...
Western Cape

Rainy Weather Keeps Joburg Emergency Services On High Alert

The rainy weather is set to continue until at least Wednesday and in Johannesburg, emergency services are on high alert on Monday.The weather service is warning of possible...
Johannesburg warns for power cuts due to the cold weather

High Chances Of Load Shedding This Week

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has warned that the risk of load shedding remains high for the week as a result of a shortage of capacity.The state-owned utility implemented stage...
Outgoing DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

Maimane On A Path That Could ‘Change The Face Of Politics’

Former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has told Eyewitness News that he is working on a movement that could change the face of politics come the next general elections.
Zozibini Tunzi

SA’s Zozibini Tunzi Crowned Miss Universe

Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi has been crowned Miss Universe 2019.The pageant saw young women from 89 other countries and territories flaunt their style and heart at this...
Adut Akech

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

South Sudanese Model Adut Akech Wins Model of the Year at the 2019 British Fashion AwardsIt was a star-studded event at the recent British...
Uber Abidjan

Africa Top10 Business News

Abidjan has Become the 16th African City to Host UberAfter 12 months of talks with regulators,the ride-hailing service has officially launched in the Ivorian capital....
Moroadi Cholota

Magashule’s Office Was Used To Source Funds From Businesses, Inquiry Told

The personal assistant of former Free State Premier Ace Magashule has described how she would solicit donations from business people to pay to people who would come to the premier’s office asking...
Mzuxolile Skolpati

Alleged Rapist On The Run In EC

A suspected rapist is on the run in the Eastern Cape.Mzuxolile Skolpati escaped from the Zwelitsha Magistrates Court on Monday.Skolpati was arrested on Sunday....
Thabang Moroe

Cricket South Africa Suspends Moroe After Damning Ethics & Audit Reports

Cricket South Africa CEO Thabang Moroe has been suspended following reports from its social and ethics committee, and the audit and risk committee. The reports apparently expose possible failure of controls at...
Neyi Zimu

Family Says Neyi Zimu’s Death Took Them By Surprise

The family of gospel artist Neyi Zimu said they were devastated by his untimely death as he showed signs of improvement following a long battle with skin cancer.The...
Upington Rains

Upington Rains Leaves Buildings And Cars Flooded

This week's rainy weather condition has resulted in massive flooding in parts of Upington.Residents have shared footage on social media of cars and buildings that have submerged in...
African Refugees

Africa Top10 News

African Refugees Get their Qualifications Sorted in their Host CountryIn Zambia, a pilot qualifications passport scheme is being run by the government and the...
Refugees in Dadaab

Africa Top10 News

The Only Station that Refugees in Dadaab Stay Tuned ToExiled Somali Kamil Ahmed says her job at Gargaar FM is more important than ever...