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15 December 2017 1:14 PM Nersa grants Eskom's tariff hike, but not 20%

Johannesburg - South Africa's National Energy Regulator (Nersa) has declined Eskom request for a 20% hike, instead granting Eskom a 5.2% hike. The regulator is due to publish a document outlining the decision in the next couple of days, Nersa chair Jacob Modise said. The 5.23% tariff increase, announced by the regulator on Friday, is closely aligned 22

05 December 2017 8:20 PM Maritzburg down City with second half blitz

Cape Town - Maritzburg United came from a goal down to secure an emphatic 4-2 victory over Cape Town City in an ABSA Premiership encounter at the Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban on Tuesday night. It looked for a while as if Cape Town City would return to winning ways until goals from Sibusiso Masina, Mohau Mokate and Siphesihle Ndlovu saw Maritzburg 24

16 November 2017 10:22 AM Man dies after being struck by lightning in Durban

Durban – A 30-year-old man was killed when he was struck by lightning during a storm that hit Durban on Wednesday, police said on Thursday. At the time, the man had been walking on the pavement along the R102 in Verulam, north of Durban. Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) spokesperson Prem Balram said members had been called out to an overhead bridge 34

06 November 2017 6:37 PM Star-studded field set for Nedbank Golf Challenge

Cape Town - A strong 72-player field for the 2017 Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City was confirmed on Monday. South African golf icon Gary Player will be hosting the event starting from Thursday, November 9. There are NINE South Africans taking part in the star-studded field in Johannesburg. There will be four major winners 29

29 October 2017 6:19 AM Western Cape water structures under extreme pressure

The Water Institute of Southern Africa(WISA) says the current drought crisis in the Western Cape is placing existing water structures under extreme pressure. WISA CEO Lester Goldman says alternative methods such as grey water re-use, storm water harvesting and desalination plants are already being explored. He has urged the province's residents to continue 27

28 October 2017 9:53 PM #CurrieCupFinal: First scrum laid down the marker, says WP coach

DURBAN – Western Province have a glittering history of success in Currie Cup finals, but seldom over the last 126 years have they completely overwhelmed a host team against expectation as they did at a mortified Kings Park on Saturday. The Sharks were favourites going into the final after being the form team of the last three months, and most thought 22

28 October 2017 1:33 PM Tropical Storm Selma lashes El Salvador

Mexico City - Tropical Storm Selma has made landfall on the coast of El Salvador near the Central American nation's capital, bringing strong winds, heavy rains and dangerous ocean swells. The US National Hurricane Centre says the storm was about 34km east-southeast of San Salvador. It had maximum sustained winds of 65km/h and was heading north at 15km/h. The centre 27

27 October 2017 7:52 PM White House distances itself from Whitefish power grid deal

The White House has distanced itself from a $300m (£228m) contract awarded to a tiny Montana firm to help reconstruct Puerto Rico's power grid. The press secretary spoke out as President Donald Trump asked his Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke if he had any role in the Whitefish Energy deal. Federal authorities have expressed "significant concerns" about 19

27 October 2017 1:46 PM Brace for hail‚ downpours in Gauteng

An alert for severe thunderstorms‚ hail‚ heavy downpours and strong winds has been issued for parts of Gauteng and five other provinces on Friday afternoon. The South African Weather Service said storm activity would also affect the north-eastern parts of North West‚ south-western Limpopo‚ north-eastern Free State‚ the western and southern parts of Mpumalanga 25

26 October 2017 12:07 PM Gigaba’s bad news budget

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday revised economic growth downwards to 0,7% from 1,3%, and said the government will likely face a R50,8 billion shortfall in taxes this year. Painting a bleak picture of the government’s financial position in his first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), he said the budget deficit — how much government 33