Popular

 

Cape Town & South Africa breaking news - cape town south africa vacation

Eskom awaits answers from Nersa on tariff increase - Cape Town |


Eskom says it’s awaiting reasons from the energy regulator on why it’s been granted only 5.23 percent tariff increase instead of the 19.9 percent as applied for. Nersa earlier said it hoped to publish the reasons by end January. Spokesperson Dikatso Mothae has this confirmed to the SABC. Nersa announced the decision in December. The... View Article
 
 

International


  • China, Russia not invited to summit on North Korea in Canada

    Foreign ministers from 20 countries are meeting in Vancouver, Canada, to discuss the North Korean nuclear threat. They are looking for ways to increase diplomatic and financial pressure on North Korea to force it to give up its nuclear ambitions. But China and Russia have not been invited. Beijing is North Korea’s key trading partner... View Article

  • Keiser Report: Indulgence & Hell (E1176, ft. Max Blumenthal)

    In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss a future in which prisoners can serve 1,000-year terms in 8.5 hours, and the British debtors who are already experiencing similar with debt loads that can never be paid off. In the second half, Max interviews journalist Max Blumenthal about how ‘Russiagate’ helped secure... View Article
 
 
 
 

Africa


  • How should African countries approach development finance in 2018?

    Policy makers in African countries need to strategize and mobilise resources to finance the continent’s infrastructure deficit that remains persistently large. Andrew Alli, President and CEO of the Africa Finance Corporation joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss how African governments should approach development finance this year. Share on: WhatsApp

  • Tourism boost as Rwanda named among world’s best

    Rwanda’s safety has earned it a global reputation, most recently named as among the 18 best places to visit this year. Players in the country’s hospitality sector are now looking to boost services to meet the increasing demand. CNBC Africa filed this report. Share on:

  • President Bongo hopes China will back his development plan

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondima in Libreville. Bongo is hoping China will support his development agenda. He’s expressed his gratitude to Chinese President Xi Jinping for the warm reception he received during his visit to China in 2016. President Bongo has also reiterated Gabon’s support for the... View Article

  • Algerian freedom fighters’ remains pose diplomatic challenge

    On a recent state visit to Algeria, French President Emmanuel Macron promised to end a long-running bone of contention with its former colony. At the core of it, 37 skulls belonging to Algerian freedom fighters, dating back to 1849. They were taken to France as trophies after a rebellion and are currently part of the... View Article
 
 
 
 

Business


  • Shift – 15 Jan 2018 – Living in a digital age

    The greenest tech companies virtual superheroes in schools and the best photo editing apps but first digital verification more and more activists are using social media content as evidence of human rights violations but what do the photos and videos exactly depict. Amnesty International has set up a network to analyse online content Share on:... View Article

  • World Bank sees policy uncertainty continuing in 2018

    Gerard Kambou, Senior Economist at the World Bank Development Economics Prospects Group talks us through their Global Economic Prospects Report and where South Africa stands in terms of growth this year. Share on: WhatsApp
 
 
 
 

Opinion


  • ‘The Small Business Handbook’ in Zulu

    With South Africa’s unemployment rate currently sitting at a 13-year high of 27.7%, many South Africans are turning to entrepreneurship to earn an income. However, most small South African businesses fail within their first year, as these entrepreneurs do not have the necessary skills and knowledge to run a successful business. In addition, any resources... View Article

  • Carrying the Winter Olympic Torch (Hirsch’s)

    Live discussion with Allan and Margaret Hirsch about carrying the Winter Olympic Torch Join the Expresso community: Facebook | @expressoshow.sabc3 | https://www.facebook.com/expressoshow.sabc3 Twitter | @expressoshow | https://twitter.com/expressoshow Instagram | @expressoshow | https://www.instagram.com/expressoshow Pinterest | @expressomorning | https://www.pinterest.com/expressomorning Snapchat | @expressoshow | https://www.snapchat.com Website | http://www.expressoshow.com Share on: WhatsApp

  • Sports Weekend Review | 15 January 2018

    A Review of selected sports results from the weekend. Join the Expresso community: Facebook | @expressoshow.sabc3 | https://www.facebook.com/expressoshow.sabc3 Twitter | @expressoshow | https://twitter.com/expressoshow Instagram | @expressoshow | https://www.instagram.com/expressoshow Pinterest | @expressomorning | https://www.pinterest.com/expressomorning Snapchat | @expressoshow | https://www.snapchat.com Website | http://www.expressoshow.com Share on: WhatsApp

  • South Africa at the Winter Olympics

    Join the Expresso community: Facebook | @expressoshow.sabc3 | https://www.facebook.com/expressoshow.sabc3 Twitter | @expressoshow | https://twitter.com/expressoshow Instagram | @expressoshow | https://www.instagram.com/expressoshow Pinterest | @expressomorning | https://www.pinterest.com/expressomorning Snapchat | @expressoshow | https://www.snapchat.com Website | http://www.expressoshow.com Share on: WhatsApp
 
 
 
 

Sport

 
 
 
 

Politics


  • Tribute to late Professor Keorapetse “Bra Willie” Kgositsile

    Professor Kgositsile was inaugurated in 2006 as South Africa’s second National Poet Laureate after the first National Poet Laureate Professor Mazisi Kunene. He was also a recipient of the National Order of Ikhamanga for his contribution to the field of literature. Kgositsile was an internationalist of note and his passing has reverberated across the globe.... View Article
 
 
 
 

World Headlines

  • Olympic champion Simone Biles: ‘I too was sexually abused by Larry Nassar

    Olympic champion Simone Biles: ‘I too was sexually abused by Larry Nassar

    US Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says that she too was a victim of Larry Nassar, the former team doctor who will be sentenced this week for allegedly sexually abusing dozens of young athletes in his care. Al Jazeera’s Elise Holman reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish –... View Article
  • Trump’s first year: Approval ratings at around 30 percent

    Trump’s first year: Approval ratings at around 30 percent

    A year since President Donald Trump took the oath of office and most polls show his most ardent support comes from roughly 30 percent of Americans. In the first of a five-part series, we ask who the 30 percent are, and what is it about the president’s so-called “America First” policies that maintain his support?... View Article
  • Small Biz MBA – Financial control – Part 3

    Small Biz MBA – Financial control – Part 3

    Yasmeen Ali takes a look at what it is to have financial control over your business. Later she is joined by Ann Ligman, founder of P@wBack (Pty) Ltd. who has a passion for helping businesses – big and small – create and implement financial policies that work for them Share on: WhatsApp
  • At least 16 killed in attempted jail-break near Tripoli

    At least 16 killed in attempted jail-break near Tripoli

    At least 16 people have been killed in a militia attack on Mitiga airport, east of Tripoli. Local media are reporting that another 30 people are wounded. The attackers had reportedly been trying to free ISIL and al-Qaeda militants locked up in a nearby jail. Forces loyal to the UN-backed government have been securing the... View Article