More load-shedding on the cards as the new week begins

LOCAL Eskom says load-shedding will be suspended at midnight on Sunday and resume on stage 1 on Monday from 5am to 4pm. “Stage 2 load-shedding will then be implemented daily from 4pm throughout the night to 5am the following morning until further notice,” the power utility said. It was anticipated[…]

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South Africa experiences floods due to heavy rains

NATIONAL Heavy rainfall wreaked havoc in Pretoria, bursting the banks of the Hennops River and causing a sinkhole in Centurion. Emergency Services remain on high alert and have urged motorists to be extra cautious. The South African Weather Service has issued yet another warning for KwaZulu-Natal, this time for areas[…]

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SA is made up of women who lead from the front: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa is made up of women who lead from the front across all sectors. Addressing thousands of women at the National Women’s Day Commemoration at Richmond in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, he also congratulates KwaZulu-Natal Premier nominee Nomusa Dube-Ncube. She was announced as the province’s preferred candidate[…]

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SA population grows despite Covid-19, high HIV rate

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and high rate of HIV, SA’s population has grown and is estimated to be 60.6-million people, according to the Stats SA mid-year population estimates. The overall growth rate is estimated to be 1,06% in the period 2021–2022. The black African population is in the majority (49,07-million)[…]

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