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SABC has new boss. Will Motsoeneng budge?

The announcement was made at the public broadcaster’s media brief yesterday. Matlala is a consultant and banking executive. Matlala, who has done consultative work for the SABC on strategies and project management, welcomed the opportunity to help the organisation reach its full potential. “I appreciate that this honour and privilege is also a daunting challenge. […]

I’m a sucker for pressure- Ntebo!

I’m a sucker for pressure- Ntebo!

The strong-willed, pressure-sucker and cool as a cucumber Ntebo is the brains behind a billion rand project that seeks to conscientious tourists, on the feeling of using the mode of rail as transport. Internationally, rail tourism is on a peak and Ntebo is trying to benchmark on that by encouraging locals to consider it as […]

Maphanga turns Mamelodi tyre recycling into a jewel!

Maphanga turns Mamelodi tyre recycling into a jewel!

Maphanga and his cooperative consisting of 12 ‘ full-time workers’, are part of the successful REDISA (the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa) whose key mandate is to recycle tyres country-wide. “We make a clean, hard and honest living hence today we’re now respected in our community,” says Maphanga, who says making a […]

Man dies after being turned away at Soweto hospital!

This, as a result of a death of a 64 year-old man, who did not have admission fee of R20. According to Sowetan, Bheki Mazibuko who was in company of his son Bongani Mazibuko, was turned away when they found out they didn’t have the fee. Bongani Mazibuko said that a doctor and a nurse […]

Nersa ‘loadsheds’ Eskom!

Eskom Executive Thava Govender says: “We note the decision made by Nersa, and we will study the details of the determination and consult with the shareholder before we can comment further on its impact”. The initial request was for the selective reopener for the third multi-year price determination (MYPD 3) for the period 1 July […]

‘Mntungwa’ is celebrating his birthday!

‘Mntungwa’ is celebrating his birthday!

Theophilus Doctorson Khumalo or 16 Valve as he is popularly known in footballing circles, is remembered as one of South Africa’s best forwards and exports in the mid 90’s. ‘Mntungwa’ made a name for himself at Soweto Club Kaizer Chiefs before he was loaned to Argentine sports club Ferro Carril Oeste in 1995. Doctor joined […]

The new Opel Adam is a city-slicker, agree?

The new Opel Adam is a city-slicker, agree?

South Africa has experienced three models:  the entry-level Adam, Adam Jam and the range-topping Adam Glam. Er, yeah, we know…  Anyway, each derivative has a choice of custom options, dealer-fittable accessories and a wide selection of paint colours. And thus far we’ve tested the chocolate and maroon colours in Jozi and Durban, respectively. Adam is […]

BestMed reports a healthy balance sheet!

Last year, the company had a torrid time following reports that nine of its trustees were removed from office for alleged lack of fitness and impropriety by the Council for Medical Schemes. The Scheme recently held elections and members were invited to nominate candidates. More than three nominations were received and members participated in an […]

Water meters needed in Soweto-DA!

Quoting media reports about Soweto residents who sabotage water-saving efforts‚ Da Gama said it was unacceptable for the city to be a mere spectator when residents bypassed water meters or refused to allow access to their properties. Da Gama said a Constitutional Court ruling allowed for the installation of meters. “More needs to be done […]