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 that its power station emission do not threaten the health of humans. The new standards, which have been set to be enforced in 2015, aim to restrict emission levels of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and other forms of particulate matter released by power stations. Requesting postponements and, in some cases, exemptions. ... Read more »
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By Ntokozo Sindane On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

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 and was largely welcomed by thousands of network users... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Monday, July 8th, 2013

Eskom Confirms Construction at Medupi Will Be Delayed For Six Months

Construction at the Medupi power plant may not be completed until the latter half of 2014. Eskom held a news conference at which executive Brian Dames confirmed an expected delay of six months. Eskom and the st... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, June 16th, 2013

SA Youth Simply Need Access to Information to Improve Their Lives

As we commemorate Youth Day, millions of young people across the country are faced with unemployment and poverty. Yesterday President Jacob Zuma said the youth must not waste time by waiting to improve their li... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, June 14th, 2013

Eskom to share tips on home insulation

Residents of the greater Blaauwberg area in Cape Town will have the opportunity to visit an Eskom home insulation demonstrations at the Bayside Mall from 14 to 16 June 2013. The demonstrations, which show the b... Read more »
By Andrea Teagle On Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Signs of a Once Habitable Mars: Curiosity’s Landmark Findings

If alien scientists land on Earth one day billions of years from now, when animals and humans have long since disappeared, what signs might they look for that once life may have existed here? Preserved organic ... Read more »
By Andrea Teagle On Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Curiosity Resurrected the Cat – Scientists Contemplate Recreating Extinct Species

Andrea Teagle – The Tasmanian Tiger has been extinct since 1930. Yet curious scientists may be on the brink of finding ways to see these and other extinct animals roam the earth again. A public Ted xConfe... Read more »
By Guest Author On Friday, December 14th, 2012

iPhone 5 arrives in South Africa

Apple’s iPhone 5 has finally arrived on the shelves of South African iStores. The popularity of this phone is evident from its sales in other countries and the long queues of customers that were seen outs... Read more »
By The Editor On Saturday, September 8th, 2012

iPhone 5 being launched on September 12th

If you’re a big Apple fan, then it’s likely that you already know that there’s a very important day coming up – September 12th, the day that the iPhone 5 will be formally announced, and ... Read more »
By The Editor On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

SABC ready to launch a new channel

On Monday SABC CEO Lulama Makhobo said the SABC was ready to launch a new 24-hour news channel. “We are ready. The team is busy transforming how it operates to fit in with a 24-hour service approach,̶... Read more »