Restoring SA’s economy tops agenda of SOE council chaired by Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa chaired a virtual inaugural meeting of the Presidential State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) Council on Thursday in a bid to strengthen the framework...

Clicks to remove TRESemmé products, close for a day as senior...

Clicks has accepted the resignation of a senior executive responsible for an offensive hair product advertisement and said staff responsible for publishing it had...

Lockdown has left South Africans drowning in debt

New studies of the impact of lockdown on the economy paint the picture of a country locked in a downward spiral of rising joblessness...

‘It’s like Christmas’: Thirsty South Africans are here for the sale...

The sale of alcohol is allowed again and South Africans are rejoicing, many tweeting memes and hilarious anecdotes about their excitement. On Saturday, President Cyril...

Restaurant Association of SA cheers while hurt tobacco industry is wary

The tobacco industry has cautiously welcomed the announcement that cigarettes can be sold from Tuesday, but the ban on trade for five months has...

JUST IN | Ban on alcohol & cigarettes lifted from Monday...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the country will be moving to alert level 2 with bans on travel between provinces and the sale...

‘Don’t lift bans on alcohol and tobacco’: ANCWL president Bathabile Dlamini

ANC Women's League remains opposed to plans to lift the restrictions 'as SA could be hit by another wave' of Covid-19 infections. ANC Women's League...

Gupta lawyer slams ‘incomprehensible’ Eskom and SIU summons for R3.8bn

The Gupta family has slammed a bid by Eskom and the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to sue them for R3.8bn, which the power utility...

JUST IN | SA could move to level two this week...

The country could move to Level 2 this week if Cabinet accepts a recommendation from directors-general to open more sectors of the economy. A forum...

How we plan to make women more financially independent: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says that government is scaling up its support for women to enable them to become financially independent, making them less likely...

No more lockdowns: World Health Organisation warns that the price is...

The World Health Organisation has urged countries not to reimpose national lockdowns in an attempt to stem the spread of Covid-19 due to social...

Lockdown changes will push curfew to 10pm, allow intraprovincial travel

The government has resolved to ease the curfew by an hour to enable restaurants to maximise their peak customer-serving time. Tourism minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said...

V&A Waterfront the first ‘Covid-19 safe’ tourist attraction in SA

Cape Town's V&A Waterfront has become the first tourist attraction in SA to be considered Covid-19 safe. The attraction was awarded a “global safety and...

Eat beef stew with a cup of instant coffee if your...

Food prices have gone up‚ Stats SA data shows Shoppers are right: food has become more expensive. But there are exceptions‚ which savvy or cash-strapped...

Load-shedding to ease but will remain an ‘unwelcome part of life’...

Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter says the current round of rolling blackouts will ease this week - but the power utility has conceded that...

Former VBS Bank CFO Phillip Truter says he’ll plead guilty

The former CFO of VBS Mutual Bank, Phillip Truter, on Monday morning indicated he intended to plead guilty to the charges he faces. National Prosecuting...

SA consumers say food, goods and services are getting pricier under...

The majority of people polled across 26 countries, including SA, have reported an increase in the cost of food, goods and services since the...

VWSA on hunt for next big female entrepreneur

Volkswagen Group SAs Lionesses Den initiative is on the hunt for three  winning business pitches that could stand female entrepreneurs  a chance of grabbing...

BAT’s challenge to tobacco ban to be heard only in August

By the time the case is heard, the ban will have been in place for four-and-half months The second big legal challenge to SA’s Covid-19...

Data prices will fall as Competition Commission and MTN reach agreement

The commission said on Thursday that a consent agreement concluded between itself and MTN to reduce data prices had been finalised. “This follows the commmission’s...

Schools ‘94% ready’, Motshekga tells unions ahead of schools reopening

Basic education minister scheduled to address the nation at 4pm on Sunday Basic education minister Angie Motshekga told teachers' unions and the three major governing...

No more delays as schools set to reopen

After last week's abortive attempt, kids go back tomorrow After almost three months, most grade 7 and 12 pupils will finally head back to school...

DUTYWA POLICE INVESTIGATE ARSON OF SCHOOL

Dutywa Police are investigating an arson case following the burning down of a school in Dutywa. It is alleged that the school principal of Dinizulu...

Cuban doctors will hit SA’s Covid-19 front-line on Monday

13 doctors from the Cuban Medical Brigade arrived in Klerksdorp on Friday night and will be deployed across four districts in the North West...

SAA survival in the balance

Business rescue practitioner claims canning of operations discussed, but government fighting to keep the national airline flying Government has given undertakings to return to SAA's...

Glass recycling service breaks through

DNF waste and environmental services, based in East London, has added yet another recycling programme to its repertoire. Glass, which would usually be sent to...

High risk of load shedding as pay dispute trips up Eskom

Eskom has warned of a high probability of load shedding on Tuesday as a strike continues over wages at the power utility. The potential return...

11 robberies in 14 days in EL

Almost one business a day has been robbed in East London over the last 14 days. Yesterday it was the turn of a second Pep...

New Madiba banknotes and coins to go into circulation to make his...

You will soon find former president Nelson Mandela at your closest cashier as new coins and banknotes commemorating his 100th birthday go into circulation...

Looking back (2)

  East London, or, as it was known as ‘Port of East London’  sprung and grew as a result of the important harbour at the...

Durban cop removed from the Jacques Pauw probe

The investigating officer in the case against The President’s Keepers author Jacques Pauw and fellow investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh has been removed from the...

SABC staff to strike on Thursday

SABC staff are set to down tools on Thursday after wage talks broke down between unions and management. Union Bemawu informed members on Monday that...

Sunday Times: Minister Lynne Brown’s lover scores lucrative Eskom oil d

On the front page of the Sunday Times Tmg Digital Location: Johannesburg Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown’s longtime lover and a close associate scored lucrative oil tenders...

Reports of inflated contracts for chairs ‘misleading’‚ says Eskom

Eskom has rejected what it calls “the malicious and misleading” media reports that the company had “wildly-inflated contracts” for office and meeting room chairs. The...

Local Yokel campaign benefitting city

AS THE only regional ‘shop local’ campaign in South Africa, Megan Devan’s Local Yokel is making waves in East London. Now in its third year,...

WALKING THE TALK

 As part of their commitment to building relationships and solving important problems, financial consultancy PwC South Africa supports the Men in the Making programme....