Articles Posted in the " Business " Category

  • Bulls Defeat 37 – 24

    Bulls Defeat 37 – 24: The Bulls were blown off the park in the first half‚ trailing 24-0 at the break‚ largely because the Stormers bullied their scrum and lineout so savagely that it was hard to watch at times. “If you’re 24-0 down at halftime‚ it could become 50 points quite quickly‚ so I was happy […]


  • Brutal Attack In Randhart Pub

    Brutal Attack In Randhart Pub: Ludi Vink was attacked at Mitzy’s Biker Pub in Randhart on Tuesday night. The incident was captured on CCTV footage. Vink’s mother Danlee has put up a post on Facebook saying: “My heart is ripped out, my darling, beautiful kind son, so pointlessly and savagely ripped from me”. LUDI Vink […]


  • Uber In The News

    Uber In The News: Uber passengers and drivers can feel a bit safer, thanks to a partnership between the popular cab-hailing service and multiple security response services. “The new partnership involves an improvement to Uber’s current security number to all drivers,” the company announced. This follows the piloting of SOS buttons for Uber drivers in Johannesburg last year. […]


  • NASA News

    NASA News: The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. The details of these findings are embargoed by the journal Nature until 1 p.m EST time. The press conference will take place at the agency’s Headquarters at 300 E Street SW in Washington. Provisions have been made for media unable to attend in […]


  • Stormers News

    Stormers News: The Stormers will go into the Super Rugby season with one captain in an attempt to build an identity around a single personality rather than the co-captain system that they used last year. Coach Robbie Fleck wouldn’t reveal the name of his skipper on Monday‚ saying that the rest of the squad had not […]


  • Statue Issues

    Statue Issues: The Democratic Alliance says the money allocated by the North West provincial government for a six-metre bronze statue of President Jacob Zuma should be spent on other “priorities” that will benefit the country. “Money allocated to the 6m bronze statue of Jacob Zuma which Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s ANC government is hell-bent on building‚ would be […]


  • Sharks New Spin

    Sharks New Spin: The Sharks have quite the peculiar travel schedule to start their Super Rugby campaign but this is something assistant-coach Sean Everitt said they are prepared for. The Sharks leave for Australia on Thursday where they will be starting their journey against the Reds on February 24 in Brisbane before travelling to Canberra to face […]


  • Chaos In Parliament

    Chaos In Parliament: Insults were not the only things that went flying. Members of the EFF used their hard hats as missiles after parliamentary protection services members were called in to remove them from the National Assembly as screams of “f**k you” rang out from ANC benches. About 30 public order police, in full riot gear, met […]


  • A Spitting Issue

    A Spitting Issue: A meeting was held on Friday morning at the Sea Point police station‚ attended by the woman and the manager and coach of the Step Brothers rugby team. The culprit was not present. The Step Bothers is a social rugby club. On the tournament’s website it is described as a ”bunch of alcoholics keen […]


  • Light The Way

    Light The Way: Technology that maximises road safety and minimises operational costs is the most fitting description for South African National Roads Agency Limited’s (SANRAL) new state-of-the-art street lighting system being piloted in KwaZulu-Natal. The stretch of road spanning 10km on the N2 in KwaZulu-Natal is lit using 492 high-output LED luminaires. LEDs consume 85% less energy […]


  • Blitzboks The Team To Watch

    Blitzboks The Team To Watch: The Blitzboks stormed into the cup quarterfinals at the Wellington leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series on Saturday by demolishing Japan‚ Australia and Fiji in pool play. In their final match of day one SA laid down a marker with a comprehensive 31-12 win over Fiji‚ the reigning series and Olympic […]


  • Banks Having A Burning Issue With Ford

    Banks Having A Burning Issue With Ford: Another Ford Kuga family SUV burst into flames after technicians assured the owner the vehicle was safe to drive in Durban. Banks are grappling with how to deal with the financing of transactions involving Ford Kugas. One bank said it required guarantees from the car manufacturer before it would process financing […]


  • Political Scandals Weighing On Country’s Growth

    Political Scandals Weighing On Country’s Growth: SA is under political pressure as the ruling ANC prepares to elect new leaders at its conference in December. There has also been speculation that a cabinet reshuffle is imminent with President Jacob Zuma looking to replace Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan with outgoing AU commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Dlamini-Zuma is […]


  • Bulls On Winning The Tournament

    Bulls On Winning The Tournament: Bulls Super Rugby coach Nollis Marais said it is non-negotiable for them to win this year’s Super Rugby tournament. They will have to go about it the hard way as the Bulls have to face the difficult New Zealand teams‚ with their campaign starting with a trip to Cape Town on February […]


  • DA Wants A Probe

    DA Wants A Probe: The Democratic Alliance is to request that the Auditor-General‚ Thembekile Makwetu‚ launch an independent investigation into the gross mismanagement of funds at municipalities that have failed to pay Eskom in the Northern Cape‚ Eastern Cape‚ Mpumalanga‚ North West and Free State. “The DA will also request that these municipalities launch urgent investigations into […]


  • Lions Confirm Reports

    Lions Confirm Reports: The Golden Lions confirmed their pre-Super Rugby schedule on Thursday‚ with a warm-up match against a Barbarians team at Ellis Park‚ another against the Bulls in Harare as well as a game against the Stormers in Cape Town on the schedule. The Lions‚ who were SA’s best team in the tournament in 2016 by […]


  • On The Hunt For A Coach

    On The Hunt For A Coach: The South African Football Association (Safa) has confirmed it will get the ball rolling in their search for a new coach next week when members of its technical committee meet to discuss a possible replacement for the sacked Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba. The country’s hottest football seat became vacant when the Safa […]


  • Electricity Meters

      Electricity Meters: In a release, EMM spokesperson Themba Gadebe said EMM trusts that the electricity service they provide meets with residents expectations – and that they deliver on their promise of service excellence. Each electricity connection in EMM is equipped with an electricity meter. This meter can be one of two types only, these being: A conventional […]


  • Empty Office

    Empty Office: The ward councillor’s office in Eden Park has been standing empty for the past four months and residents say that they don’t know where to go to raise matters that concern them. After the August local elections the furniture was removed from the ward councillor’s office, and it has been left empty since. “Why must we […]


  • Springboks Take Another Knock

    Springboks Take Another Knock: On Saturday night Coetzee finished off the Boks’ year with a 27-13 defeat with a team that included several newcomers and which was selected with Lions players in key positions and which was geared towards following a template not dissimilar to the one that got the Lions to the Super Rugby final. “If […]