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Basha Uhuru fest encompasses the thinking behind today’s youth

Basha Uhuru fest encompasses the thinking behind today’s youth

This year’s three-day, annual festival takes place from Thursday 28 June until Saturday 30 June. June 2018 marks 42 years since the 1976 Soweto uprisings. Through this flagship festival, Constitution Hill commemorates the youth of ’76 who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Each year the festival showcases contemporary art, design, film and music. It […]

Metrobus strike hits were it hurts most, following the fuel hike

Metrobus strike hits were it hurts most, following the fuel hike

Four buses were stoned and two drivers were injured in the Johannesburg CBD when the strike started on Tuesday. On Wednesday morning five windows of a bus were broken after it was stoned en route to Gandhi Square after departing from the Roodepoort depot. No-one was injured. Negotiations deadlocked on Wednesday‚ but will resume on […]

‘Reclaim our history as Africans’ as History subject set to take over LO

‘Reclaim our history as Africans’ as History subject set to take over LO

This was announced by a task team appointed by Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga to look into whether History needed to be made a compulsory subject at high school level. The report comes three years after the department hosted the inaugural history round-table, where the team was asked with conducting a comparative international study […]

Rating agency S&P applauded for its outlook on SA economy-says Nedbank’s CE

Rating agency S&P applauded for its outlook on SA economy-says Nedbank’s CE

While S&P echoed previous concerns about the huge debt of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), high unemployment and sluggish economic growth, Brown says the rating agency’s acknowledgement of the progress made since the December ANC elective conference to stabilise the fiscal outlook is welcomed. After downgrading South Africa’s rand debt – which accounts for over 80% of […]

Killed 9 year-old buried in Durban during an emotional ceremony

Killed 9 year-old buried in Durban during an emotional ceremony

Sadia died from a gunshot wound sustained during the chaos on Monday. She had been with her father‚ Shailendra‚ on a school run on Monday when he was pulled from the car while in the driveway of a Shallcross home in Durban by three men‚ who then sped off with Sadia. Between the time they […]

Drones to help fast track delivery in Gauteng

Drones to help fast track delivery in Gauteng

The initiative – launched in Etwatwa‚ Ekurhuleni‚ uses drones in tandem with the nerve centre of the department‚ called Lutsinga Infrastructure House. It combines human intelligence‚ business intelligence and now also artificial intelligence to ensure that the entire value chain of project delivery is efficient and that projects are delivered in time‚ within cost and […]

Its actually cheap to construct a Nuclear Power in SA-says expert

Its actually cheap to construct a Nuclear Power in SA-says expert

Expert Des Muller- director of NuEnergy Developments-  dismissed these and other concerns as “propaganda”. He refuted the cost issue but also took aim at corruption concerns over the nuclear build programme in South Africa. Muller addressed delegates on the last day of African Utility Week in Cape Town during a session on the industry’s readiness […]

Massive fire expected at the Bushfire

Massive fire expected at the Bushfire

The diverse line-up reflects the festival’s identity as a uniquely African, and yet globally infused festival experience.  The MTN Bushfire main stage consistently plays host to some of Africa (and the world’s) top artists, featuring well-known and loved favorites, as well as introducing crowds to international artists of the highest calibre. With additional stages including […]