The National Research Foundation Introduces Age Restrictions on Bursaries

On Thursday, May 07, 2020 South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF), a government-funded agency which provides funding for postgraduate research studies, announced in a press statement that it was introducing a new policy which would limit the age at which students could apply for funding.  In the statement, which was also shared on Facebook and Twitter, the agency said, “To advance transformation and the improved representation of women in research, 90% of a... Read more »
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By Staff Writer On Friday, March 27th, 2020

21 Day National Lockdown Takes Effect in South Africa as Number of Coronavirus Cases Continues to Rise

The exponential growth of the number of coronavirus cases in South Africa in the past few days has raised fears of a looming full-blown covid-19 outbreak in the country, resulting in the government implementing... Read more »
By Nadia Hearn On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Businesses must support each other during Covid-19 crisis

All South African business leaders have a responsibility to stand together to keep business moving, protect employment and the economy ticking over. According to Frank Mullen, CEO of telecoms and ICT provider Z... Read more »
By Lisa Spruyt On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

SPAR Women’s Challenge in PE postponed as part of precautionary measures to contain Covid-19

The SPAR Women’s Challenge in Port Elizabeth, scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed due to steps announced by the presidency to tackle the coronavirus outbreak. This was the message from SPAR Eastern... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Ukhozi FM to Announce 2019’s Song of the Year

Ukhozi FM will finally announce 2019’s song of the year on Friday, March 13, 2020. This was revealed on the station’s Twitter page on Wednesday. The top ten songs of the year, as voted by listeners,... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

South African Driver’s License Legislation Should Co-Evolve with Technology

South African citizens are currently bearing the brunt of harsh economic conditions, with millions struggling to make ends meet due to unemployment. However, the government continues to milk the poor through a ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Ukhozi FM DJ Tshatha Ngobe Suspended for Being Rude on Social Media

Ukhozi FM DJ Khathide ‘Tshathugodo’ Ngobe, also known as MC Tshatha, has been suspended for an unknown amount of time after responding rudely to the station’s listeners on social media, Zulu n... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, November 1st, 2019

Xolani Gwala dies following two-year battle with colon cancer

Veteran broadcaster Xolani Gwala has died at the age of 44 after a two-year battle with colon cancer. It is reported that he died in the early hours of Friday, 01 November, 2019 at a hospital in Johannessburg. ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Earth Tremor Leaves KZN Residents Shaken

Hundreds of KZN residents had the fright of their lives on Thursday afternoon after experiencing a mild earth tremor. Many took to Twitter to express their shock and to find out if others felt it, and within mi... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, October 17th, 2019

11 Cattle Killed by Lightning in KZN

Eleven head of cattle belonging to one farmer were killed by lightning last week at Mboza in north-eastern KZN, Zulu newspaper Isolezwe reported on Thursday. According to the newspaper, the owner of the cattle,... Read more »