SA has an energy problem, not an Eskom problem: analyst

SA has an energy problem, not an Eskom problem: analyst

The weakening rand spells more bad news for South Africans and Eskom, with another fuel price hike on the cards from Wednesday. Mike Rossouw, an energy expert, joins us now from Bangkok, Thailand, and Alan Mukoki, CEO of the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry discussed the situation with eNCA's Dan Moyane. Courtesy of #DStv403
All Black Sam Whitelock out of second Ireland Test with concussion

All Black Sam Whitelock out of second Ireland Test with concussion

New Zealand’s veteran lock Sam Whitelock was on Tuesday ruled out of the second Test against Ireland after reporting delayed concussion from the first Test victory. Reserve lock Tupou Vaa’i was also scratched from Saturday’s Dunedin Test after becoming the latest member of the New Zealand entourage to test positive for Covid-19. Seasoned second-row forward…
Billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer wins ban on mining at Zimbabwe farm

Billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer wins ban on mining at Zimbabwe farm

Billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer, SA’s second-richest man, won a court order to temporarily halt mineral exploration on his private family ranch in Zimbabwe. Pearline Mineral Exploration must cease any mining activities on the 65,000ha Shangani Ranch, according to a high court of Zimbabwe judgment issued on Thursday. The mining magnate sought court protection after workers saw…
War on diamonds: Toil and triumph on the rich barren plains

War on diamonds: Toil and triumph on the rich barren plains

South of the Orange River lies the Northern Cape, whose barren landscapes are painted with red Kalahari sand. At sunset, a combination of vivid orange and red fills the skies. At night the celestial sphere covers the region in a soft glow, and a heavy silence befalls the semi-desert plains.  But don’t be fooled by…
ID applications | Home Affairs extends operating hours

ID applications | Home Affairs extends operating hours

JOHANNESBURG - Home Affairs is extending its operating hours until 6 pm on weekdays at selected offices. However, this is only for the application and collection of Smart ID Cards and Passports. READ: Home Affairs deports Lithuanian actress for lying about asylum status The department says this is to cater to a surge in demand during…
Liverpool’s Salah signs contract extension

Liverpool’s Salah signs contract extension

Salah, who joined the Merseyside outfit from Italian side AS Roma in 2017 and has scored 156 goals in 254 appearances, would have been available to leave them on a free transfer at the end of next season. He is now expected to lead a new-look front line for Juergen Klopp's side in the absence…