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The problems with Eskom’s load shedding plan

Load shedding is over. (It’s amazing how quickly we shift from utter panic to simply forgetting about it.) Last week’s briefing saw Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza (and Eskom…

Please Call Me inventor back in court, this…

Nkosana Makate’s drawn-out efforts to be financially compensated for inventing the Please Call Me concept have led to another dramatic and nasty clash with lawyers. This time, Makate is not fighting telecommunications giant Vodacom, to whom…

Is there now more value locally than offshore?

Over the past few years South African asset managers have preferred holding international equities to investing in the local stock market. Their view has been that the potential returns offshore have been much higher. They…

Veil of secrecy to be lifted from retirement…

The Retirement Savings Cost (RSC) Disclosure Standard – a standardised method of disclosing costs to employers or trustees who want to compare umbrella funds – could be a game changer in the long run, but…

Hazard Strikes Twice As Chelsea Beat West Ham…

Eden Hazard scored twice as Chelsea beat West Ham 2-0 on Monday to climb above Tottenham and Arsenal into third spot in the race for a Champions League place in the Premier League reports Completesports.com.…

Who is Khalifa Haftar?

He is the face of the eastern Libyan government. Recent military push by his forces to take control of Tripoli has thrust him onto the international stage once more. But who exactly is Khalifa Haftar?…

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Uganda is safe for tourism, business – President

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Monday his country is safe for tourism and business after police rescued a kidnapped U.S tourist and her local tour guide on Sunday. Addressing a news conference in Kampala, police…

Canada Coach Heiner-Møller: Super Falcons Gave Us A…

Canada head coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller says the Super Falcons gave her side a good fight in Monday’s 2-1 friendly win at the Pinatar Stadium,  Murcia,  reports Completesports.com. The Canadians rallied back from a goal down…