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16 January 2019 5:03 AM 4 years after fire, still no electricity in Masiphumelele

More than 100 families living in Masiphumelele Wetlands informal settlement say they have been without electricity since fires in May 2014 and November 2015, reports GroundUp. Section C was destroyed in a fire in May of 2014. Then, in November 2015, the biggest fire in the community destroyed over 1 000 homes, mostly in E section. Four years later, some families 96

15 January 2019 5:05 PM By killing the internet, Zimbabwe kills commerce and the lights

When the Zimbabwean government ordered internet service providers to shutter parts of the web in an effort to curb anti-government protests, it also plunged homes into darkness because people can’t pay their utilities online. Most people in the southern African nation use Econet Wireless Zimbabwe's Ecocash mobile-phone payment system for daily transactions 113

15 January 2019 9:25 AM JMPD officer behind bars after allegedly accepting R10 'cooldrink bribe'

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was arrested in Protea Glen, Soweto, on Monday evening after he allegedly accepted a R10 "cooldrink bribe". "He was caught red-handed taking money from a taxi man who didn't have a number plate and was driving without a licence," JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar told News24 on Tuesday. JMPD chief David 76

14 January 2019 2:13 PM Tongaat Hulett appoints new CEO to sweeten its prospects

Tongaat Hulett [JSE:TON] has announced that Gavin Hudson will serve as the sugar producer’s new chief executive officer and its newest executive director from the beginning of February. This comes during a period of considerable difficulty for the company, including a recent 12% dip in its share price in November and failure to meet key targets, which 85

13 January 2019 6:11 PM Gauteng department of health to fast track the filling of community service nurses' vacancies

The Gauteng Department of Health plans to fast track the filling of community service nurses' vacancies. “The role of nurses is crucial in the healthcare system, they are the heart and soul of the system and the department will continue to prioritise them,” head of department Professor Mhululi Lukhele said in a statement on Sunday. This comes days after 107

13 January 2019 11:49 AM Cape Town tech firm secures $1.85m funding to expand

WhereIsMyTransport, a public transport data and technology company founded in Cape Town and incorporated in the UK, has announced an investment of $1.85m from Liil Ventures and Goodwell Investments as part of its Series A funding round. The investment has been secured as the company expands its digital mapping of formal and informally run public transport 37

11 January 2019 9:44 AM Violent N3 protest in KZN sparked by land invasion-related arrests

Arrests for the alleged invasion of private property sparked the violent protests that led to the closure of the N3 in the vicinity of Howick in KZN Midlands on Thursday night, police have said. Spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said on Friday morning that community members embarked on a protest and blockaded the R617 and the N3, burning tyres and tree logs, after 92

09 January 2019 7:41 PM 'Health facilities under attack' – City of Joburg on break in at Lenasia clinic

The City of Johannesburg says health facilities are under attack following a break in at the Lenasia South Civic Centre Clinic in the early hours of Tuesday morning. "The burglars gained entry to the building by removing glass from the window frames. They then dug a hole in one of the walls and broke the burglar doors," MMC for Health and Social Development 39

09 January 2019 1:11 PM Showmax releases the first trailer for their new original series that has a powerhouse of women behind it

Cape Town – Showmax has released the first trailer for The Girl from St. Agnes and it looks like a creepily, gripping thrill ride. The series – which is the second original show from the South African streaming service – will be available for subscribers from Thursday, 31 January 2019. The eight episode series was produced by Harriet Gavshon of Quizzical 80

08 January 2019 6:05 PM CLARIFICATION: Jacob Zuma's 24-year-old fiancée says the Twitter account in her name is fake

Former president Jacob Zuma's fiancée, who is the mother of his youngest son, has confirmed on Instagram that the controversial Twitter account in her name is fake. The account in 24-year-old Nonkanyiso Conco's name was created on January 7 and is using the handle @MrsConcoZuma. The first tweet was used to wish South Africans a prosperous 2019 and to highlight 93