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Feb 15 2019 11:59

Find your load shedding schedule for Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Polokwane.

      Business

      Telecoms hampered as bill is withdrawn

      Feb 17 2019 17:22

      The Electronic Communications Amendment Bill would have introduced significant changes to the local telecommunications sector, writes Dobek Pater.

      South Africa

      Eskom's load shedding - the biggest political nightmare to have shaken the ANC

      3 minutes ago

      Load shedding returned with a vengeance, reaching levels of severity not seen for four years and analysts say it has blown up into the biggest political threat facing President Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC just three months away from elections.

      Eskom

      Guardians for Eskom’s power stations as load shedding fears continue

      Feb 17 2019 14:52

      Police and intelligence officers will be deployed to Eskom’s power stations to prevent sabotage as the government implements a plan to end outages and help the utility recover, reports the Sunday Times.

      Eskom

      Gordhan expects full assessment on Eskom's troubles within 2 weeks

      Feb 17 2019 17:02

      While Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is hoping to get a report back from the team tasked with assessing the problems at Eskom within two weeks, an analyst says bringing in external help shows the risk of outsiders coming into the power utility's "challenging" culture.

      World

      WATCH: Turkey opens govt veg stalls in battle with inflation

      Feb 17 2019 16:00

      Battling high levels of food inflation, Turkish authorities opened their own markets to sell cheap fruit and vegetables directly to consumers, cutting out retailers who the government has accused of hiking prices.

      Economy

      We owe South Africa an explanation on how Eskom failed – Gordhan

      Feb 17 2019 10:10

      Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says government owes South Africans an explanation on how multi-billion projects such as the Medupi and Kusile coal plants failed, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has said.

      Economy

      Uganda deports MTN chief over 'national security'

      Feb 15 2019 19:55

      Uganda has deported the Belgian head of South African telecoms giant MTN's local branch, the company said Friday, making him the fourth employee to be kicked out of the country this year.

      Economy

      Total offshore find fits with Operation Phakisa, says Cabinet

      Feb 15 2019 19:31

      During the 2019 Mining Indaba petroleum and gas giant Total announced that it found offshore gas deposits at it’s Brulpadda prospects in the Outeniqua basin, some 175km off the coast of South Africa.

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      Xi hails important progress, says trade talks to resume in US

      Feb 15 2019 15:22

      President Xi Jinping says US-China trade talks would continue next week in Washington, as the two sides race to reach a deal that would avert a tariff increase on Chinese goods.

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