Medupi Power Station Joins National Grid

Medupi Power Station during its construction stages. It produced its first electricity on Monday. Image: BDLive

South Africa made history on Monday when they put on line their first new power station in twenty years which happens amid a myriad of economic problems that have been largely attributed to the incidence of power problems in Africa’s second largest economy. The state owned power utility, Eskom said the Medupi Power Station will, at the beginning, inject 794 megawatts of power into the South African power grid, a power grid that has been under immense strain for some time resulting in a number of power cuts that have not been friendly to the economy. Speaking on the occasion to mark the occasion,the Eskom Chief Executive More...

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Khulubuse Zuma’s Court Application Dismissed With Costs

Former Pamhodzi Gold. It was liquidated due to claimed stripping by Aurora Directors. Image by SABC.

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has welcomed the ruling on Tuesday which dismissed the application by Khulubuse Zuma for the deferment of legal steps which were More...

Man Found in Burning Car in Florida With Hands...

Police have confirmed that an adult male was burnt in a car in Florida Image: SA Breaking News

The body of a male was discovered in a burning car in the Florida Park area in the early hours of Monday. The Johannesburg police confirmed this, adding that they have More...

Fire Rages in Western Cape Since Sunday

A fire is reported to have started just above the Chapman's Peak mountain. Image: www.southerncrossroads.com

It has been a night to remember for the more than a hundred firemen who have been battling a fire since Sunday night. The fire, whose cause is not known, has caused massive More...

Fake Documents to ‘Expose’ SAA Boa...

SAA Board Chair, Dudu Myeni. A plan to expose her as an off shore 'fat cat' has been exposed. Image: Timeslive

An elaborate plot to oust the current chairperson of the South African Airways board, Dudu Myeni by showing that she has millions of rands stashed away in foreign bank More...

At Least Two Dead in Taxi Violence

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It is reported that two taxi drivers were killed instantly at the scene of two crimes after what appears to be a taxi war on Wednesday afternoon. On the other hand, in More...

Saba Mbixane Dies at the Age of 54 Following a...

Umhlobo Wenene FM presenter Saba Mbixane, who died on Friday (28 February 2015), will be laid to rest on Sunday the 8th of March, 2015. Image: Twitter.

Popular Umhlobo Wenene FM DJ Saba Mbixane (54) has died after being involved in a motorbike accident earlier this month in his hometown of Mount Frere, Eastern Cape. More...

Devastating Devilliers Wallops Windies

In devastating form, Devilliers smashed the West Indies attack scoring the fastest 150 in World Cup history.Image: India.com

The captain of the South African cricket team, AB Devilliers, refused to accept praise for leading his team to the second biggest win in a World Cup on Friday as the More...

Proteas ‘Lick Wounds’ After 130 Ru...

Captain AB de Villiers as he speaks to the media after the 130 run loss to India. Image: www.espncricinfo.com

South Africa’s Proteas collapsed completely in their second match at the on-going ICC Cricket World Cup in New Zealand to register one of their most shocking losses More...

Ghana Lose Again to Ivory Coast on Penalties

The mass of gold that now belongs to Ivory Coast for the second time for the next two years. Image: TimesLive

It was so near and yet so far for Ghana’s Black Stars and also a case of history repeating itself as they lost to what seems to be their nemesis, the Ivory Coast More...

Ghana, Ivory Coast Face Off in AFCON Final

The Elephants and the Black Stars Face Off Tonight. Image: Star Africa

It is the final of the African Cup of Nations tournament which has, for the past month, been running in the Equatorial Guinea and every soccer loving person in Africa More...

Premiere Boxing League Roundup

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The premiere Boxing league finished in style and there was too much suspense on the afternoon. The Biggest winner was a young man from Mount Fletcher, Xolisani “Nomeva” More...

Cape Town’s boxing duo in contention for Pre...

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The premier Boxing league sees Toto Helebe and Mzuvukile Magwaca up for their divisional prices in the PBL Finale. The competition has a million rands for the all-round More...

Khulubuse Zuma’s Court Application Dism...

Former Pamhodzi Gold. It was liquidated due to claimed stripping by Aurora Directors. Image by SABC.

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has welcomed the ruling on Tuesday which dismissed the application by Khulubuse Zuma More...

Medupi Power Station Joins National Grid

Medupi Power Station during its construction stages. It produced its first electricity on Monday. Image: BDLive

South Africa made history on Monday when they put on line their first new power station in twenty years which happens More...

Fake Documents to ‘Expose’ S...

SAA Board Chair, Dudu Myeni. A plan to expose her as an off shore 'fat cat' has been exposed. Image: Timeslive

An elaborate plot to oust the current chairperson of the South African Airways board, Dudu Myeni by showing that More...

Mixed Reactions to 2015 Budget Speech

Minister Nene presented a 'balanced' budget statement. Image: Destiny Connect

There have been mixed reactions to the budget speech by the Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene that was presented More...

A file photo of Mugabe during one of his birthdays. The opposition is opposed to his birthday bash. Image: The Telegraph UK Mugabe Birthday Celebrations ‘Obscene': MDC...

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has described as ‘obscene’ the party that has been planned by the ruling party, ZANU PF, More...

The TransAsia plane as it crosses the freeway and clips the taxi enroute to the Taipei river Image: NBC Yet Another Asian Plane Crashes Killing 31 People With 12 Mi...

Reports coming in have indicated that a TransAsia aeroplane has crash landed into a river shortly after take off from a nearby airport in Taipei on Wednesday. More...

Bobby Brown, left, and daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown who was found unresponsive in a tub. Image: The Mirror. Whitney Houston’s Daughter Found Unresponsive In A Tub...

As South Africa mourns two of its entertainment gurus, Simba Mhere and Bojo Mujo, both of whom died on Saturday, the whole world is holding bated breath More...

Many homes, like this one, have been literally submerged in water, it has been reported.Image: Iris Ministries Malawi. Floods kill 176 and Leave Thousands Homeless in Malawi...

The past month has been like a living hell for the people of the tiny Southern African nation of Malawi as rains have savaged more than half of the country, More...

The family that perished in the plane crash. The survivor, Sailor Gutzler is the one in pink shots.Image: Register News. Seven Year Old Girl Survives as Family Dies in Plane Crash...

A seven year old girl from Kentucky survived a plane crash that occurred in the early hours of Friday evening in which the rest of her family members were More...

Relatives of those in Flight QZ8501 overcome by emotion as they await news about their loved ones.Image: ABC News. AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Update – Bad Weather Stalls Sear...

As the search for the wreckage of the disappeared Malaysian plane entered its fifth day, bad weather has come up as a challenge for those trying to recover More...

Umhlobo Wenene FM presenter Saba Mbixane, who died on Friday (28 February 2015), will be laid to rest on Sunday the 8th of March, 2015. Image: Twitter. Saba Mbixane Dies at the Age of 54 Following a Motorbike Acc...

Popular Umhlobo Wenene FM DJ Saba Mbixane (54) has died after being involved in a motorbike accident earlier this month in his hometown of Mount Frere, More...

South African Author Andre Brink has died. Image: Wikipedia. South African Author André Brink Dies aboard Plane from Ams...

World renowned South African author and academic André Brink died on Friday night at the age of 79. It is reported that he died aboard a plane from Amsterdam More...

Bobby Brown, left, and daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown who was found unresponsive in a tub. Image: The Mirror. Whitney Houston’s Daughter Found Unresponsive In A Tub...

As South Africa mourns two of its entertainment gurus, Simba Mhere and Bojo Mujo, both of whom died on Saturday, the whole world is holding bated breath More...

Jacky Lehlake, better known as Bojo Mojo died in Pretoria Image: Sunday World Music Producer Bojo Mujo Dies After a Short Illnes...

As the South African entertainment industry was still in shock following the news of the passing on of Zimbabwean born Top Billing presenter, Simbarashe More...

Simba Mhere dies in a car crash. Top Billing Presenter Simba Mhere Dies in a Car Ac...

Simba Mhere, who was the presenter of popular lifestyle television programme, Top Billing, has died in an automobile accident, it has been reported. He More...

Bonang Matheba and D'Banj in one of the photos taken at D'Banj's home in Nigeria that has caused quite a stir on social media.Image: TimesLive. Social Media Goes Wild About Possible Relationship...

If the news doing the rounds on all platforms of social media are anything to go by, there is a new romance in town. Rumour was abuzz on Monday that the More...

David Makhura’s SOPA: Big Plans but no Financial C...

David Makhura addresses the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. Image: Eye Witness News

The premier of Gauteng, Mr David Makhura presented a State of the Province Address (SOPA) on Monday in which he promised to create tens of thousands of More...

South African Author André Brink Dies aboard Plane fro...

South African Author Andre Brink has died. Image: Wikipedia.

World renowned South African author and academic André Brink died on Friday night at the age of 79. It is reported that he died aboard a plane from Amsterdam to Cape Town after suffering a blood clot in his leg. More...

Matric Results 2014: Gauteng Shines but Produces R...

According to the Department of Basic Education, its analysis reveals that there is a decline in the pass rate of matriculants this year. In addition, the More...

Anomalies in Matric Examinations Could Affect Rele...

The Department of Basic Education has announced that the Public schools’ matric examinations will be released on Tuesday next week. This would cover More...

Ban on Apple Products vetoed by US Trade Representative...

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The United States Trade Representative (USTR) under the administration of President Obama has issued a veto against the decision of the US International Trade Commission (USITC) to ban “Apple” products from More...

Eskom Asks for Exemption from Strict Regulations

South Africa’s largest supplier of energy, Eskom has requested exemption from strict air quality standards recently implemented onto the company, claiming More...

Twitter Welcomes the Duke of York, First Royal on Twitter

Prince Andrew is a now a ‘tweep’, a term used to describe the subscribers of popular social network Twitter. Prince Andrew opened his account on Monday More...

Fire Rages in Western Cape Since Sunday

A fire is reported to have started just above the Chapman's Peak mountain. Image: www.southerncrossroads.com

It has been a night to remember for the more than a hundred firemen who have been battling a fire since Sunday night. The fire, whose cause is not known, has caused massive damage to More...

Ten Year Ban From South Africa for Overstaying

Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor Breathing Fire About Overstaying Foreigners. Photo: www.bdlive.com.

The Home Affairs Department no longer allows foreigners to travel on expired visas! Under Directive 43, a foreigner could travel across the borders of the country with impunity as long More...

Mandela Long Walk to Freedom will premiere in South Africa at the end of November. – image - www.imdb.com

Mandela Family Applauds Movie about Former President

The Mandela family has given a movie about the historic politician the nod amidst concerns that yet again, foreign actors were used to tell an African story. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is scheduled to premiere in South More...

South African Author Andre Brink has died. Image: Wikipedia.

South African Author André Brink Dies aboard Plane from Ams...

World renowned South African author and academic André Brink died on Friday night at the age of 79. It is reported that he died aboard a plane from Amsterdam to Cape Town after suffering a blood clot in his leg. He was returning More...

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GTA V is coming for PS4 and Xbox One

Many console game series have the ability to make an instant impact in the gaming community and blow everyone away with a new gameplay experience that illustrates just how far technology has come. From San Andreas to Los Santos, Grand More...

Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor Breathing Fire About Overstaying Foreigners. Photo: www.bdlive.com.

Ten Year Ban From South Africa for Overstaying

The Home Affairs Department no longer allows foreigners to travel on expired visas! Under Directive 43, a foreigner could travel across the borders of the country with impunity as long as they presented a receipt from the Home Affairs More...

Robberies where staff have been held up are on the increase.Image: East Coast Radio.

Spate Of Mall Robberies: Is Enough Being Done?

There has been a spate of robberies in Gauteng in the last month that has left shoppers and residents all worried about their shopping experiences and safety in shopping malls. The latest was a mini cash heist in the popular Maponya More...

Bonang Matheba and D'Banj in one of the photos taken at D'Banj's home in Nigeria that has caused quite a stir on social media.Image: TimesLive.

Social Media Goes Wild About Possible Relationship Between B...

If the news doing the rounds on all platforms of social media are anything to go by, there is a new romance in town. Rumour was abuzz on Monday that the gorgeous Bonang Matheba is dating the Nigerian music More...