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The City of Joburg isn’t listening to its residents!

Joburg DA caucus leader Vasco da Gama said few of the requests residents made through the Integrated Development Plan had been heard. He said the city, instead of looking at blue and green economies such as baking bread with fruit trimming, should rather be looking at reducing the huge 10 percent-plus overall increases in tariffs […]

How much Lobola would Barack Obama’s daughters be worth?

How much Lobola would Barack Obama’s daughters be worth?

Well a Kenyan lawyer thinks 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 cows. Felix Kiprono has asked for Obama’s oldest daughter, Malia’s hand in marriage for about 150 livestock. He said that he promises Malia ‘a simple life’ should Obama accept his offer. Kiprono said that his dream has always been to wed Obama’s 16-year-old daughter. […]

Pharrell Williams headed to SA!

Pharrell Williams headed to SA!

Williams will be performing on the 21st of September in Cape Town at the Grand Arena, GrandWest. Then at Ticketpro Dome (formerly known as The Dome) on September 24th in Johannesburg. Williams is a multifaceted artist, who fuses fashion, music and art. The ‘Happy’ singer has a Chanel campaign and a recent collaboration with Adidas […]

Chris Hani Bara Hospital going under the ‘knife’

Chris Hani Bara Hospital going under the ‘knife’

Emergency patients will be referred to other health facilities from next week until the end of the year while renovations are carried out at this unit within Soweto’s Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. The re-flooring of the medical emergency unit would take place from June 1 to “around” December 2015‚ the health department said in a […]

MTN staff to embark on strike!

This is according to the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) whose members will embark on a protected strike at the mobile operator. The CCMA issued a strike certificate to the union on May 6. The workers who vary from call centre agents to IT technicians are demanding 10 percent salary increases, the conversion of temporary staff […]

Huawei drops “Ascend” name!

Huawei drops “Ascend” name!

Huawei has previously used the Ascend-brand, seen on the popular P6, P7 and Mate7 devices, across the bulk of its devices, with other designators used to differentiate specific product lines. “All device branding and collateral will no longer carry the Ascend name. This is a business decision and we feel that the Huawei brand name […]

Wits Prof given ultimatum!

Wits Prof given ultimatum!

Wits students – among them the South African Students Congress (Sasco) and the student political party, the Progressive Youth Alliance – who took part in a march in support of Dlamini earlier this week, vowed that the university would be rendered ungovernable if Habib did not meet Friday’s deadline. On Wednesday, a Wits Sasco member, […]

No more hostels in the cities-Minister!

No more hostels in the cities-Minister!

Sisulu announced the move during her budget vote speech in Parliament yesterday. “We have heard your concerns‚” she said of the plight of those living in hostels. She said her department would be looking at which of those hostel dwellers qualified for a government house or a housing subsidy. Those hostels that had recently been […]

DA leadership battle hot under the collar!

At the heart of Wednesday’s verbal sparring, which unravelled promises of positive campaigning, was who of the two was the real alternative to the ANC. However, the acrimony was couched under the cloak of whether or not the DA supports the National Development Plan (NDP), South Africa’s blueprint to reduce poverty and inequality by 2030. […]

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