BACKSTORY: Tracking Africa’s smuggled gold

April 26, 2019 News Room SA 0

It took Reuters journalists a few days of research to work out that the numbers coming out of Africa’s vast gold trade did not add […]

Nigerian pirates abduct six sailors from oil tanker: IMB

April 25, 2019 News Room SA 0

Pirates off Nigeria’s oil-rich south have stormed a small oil tanker, kidnapping six sailors, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said on Thursday, the latest in […]

Vodacom and MTN slammed for exploiting the poor through high data prices

April 25, 2019 News Room SA 0

A damning competition commission report into the high cost of data has slammed SA’s mobile giants for oppressing and exploiting the country’s poor. The report, […]

SAA says Blantyre flights affected by closure of main runway at Malawi airport

April 24, 2019 News Room SA 0

The carrier says it has put contingency plans in place for smaller aircraft operated by SA Express to operate routes instead.  National carrier South African Airways […]

GORDHAN: ESKOM NOT ABOUT TO COLLAPSE

April 23, 2019 News Room SA 0

The Public Enterprises Ministry and the Treasury say the financial and operational damage done to Eskom is huge but insist that things are under control […]

Are pupils ready for varsity straight after matric? asks Naledi Pandor

April 18, 2019 News Room SA 0

Higher education and training minister Naledi Pandor has asked whether students are ready for university studies immediately after matric. This follows the release of a […]

Higher education’s Naledi Pandor caps string of qualifications with doctorate

April 17, 2019 News Room SA 0

Naledi Pandor queued with other students, waiting in line to defend her thesis proposal and deferred to her professor even though she had previously been […]

HOW THE NEW FLIGHT BETWEEN CT & US WILL BOOST THE LOCAL ECONOMY

April 16, 2019 News Room SA 0

The Western Cape Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Wesgro) says the benefits of a new non-stop flight between Cape Town and the US extend […]

OUTA: R750M PLAN TO UPGRADE MINISTERIAL HOMES, GOVT BUILDINGS WASTEFUL

April 16, 2019 News Room SA 0

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) says it’s outraged by the government’s plan to fork out R750 million on upgrades for minister’s homes and other government buildings. […]

Zimbabwe Asks Britain to Help Compensate White Farmers, SM Says

April 16, 2019 News Room SA 0

Zimbabwe’s government asked Britain to help pay more than $3 billion required to compensate white commercial farmers whose land was expropriated, the Sunday Mail reported, citing President […]