Luc Haasbroek

Luc Haasbroek

Mzansi reacts to BLF's call to bring back Eskom boss Brian Molefe

Mzansi reacts to BLF's proposal to bring Brian Molefe back to Eskom

Mzansi reacts to BLF's call to bring back Eskom boss Brian Molefe
EFF apologises and condemns party supporters who removed ANC posters

EFF condemns party supporters who removed ANC posters in viral video

A video recently surfaced online showing EFF supporters tearing down rival political parties' posters. This is major violation of the Electoral Code of Conduct and could result in the IEC slapping the EFF with a large fine .

EFF condemns party supporters who removed ANC posters in viral video
A legend is born: Bhongolwethu Jayiya, celebrates his 29th birthday

A legend is born: Bhongolwethu Jayiya, celebrates his 29th birthday

Today marks the 29th birthday of Kaizer Chiefs striker, Bhongolwethu Jayiya. Jayiya signed with Soweto Giants in 2017, following a season with Cape Town City. However, there are reports that Jayiya is unhappy with Chiefs.

A legend is born: Bhongolwethu Jayiya, celebrates his 29th birthday
South Africans share their thoughts on proposal to privatise Eskom

Mzansi reacts: Should Eskom be privatised as load-shedding continues?

There has been much talk lately - as well as tension - surrounding the possibility of privatising Eskom. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has suggested that this may be a good move, while trade unions like Cosatu have opposed it

Mzansi reacts: Should Eskom be privatised as load-shedding continues?
Andile Mngxitama calls for Brian Molefe's return to embattled Eskom

Andile Mngxitama calls for Brian Molefe's return to embattled Eskom

BLF leader, Andile Mngxitama, has once again called for former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe, to return to the power utility. Mngxitama made the comments while speaking at an event in Midrand on Wednesday.

Andile Mngxitama calls for Brian Molefe's return to embattled Eskom
Reactions: Man pays for girlfriend's studies, she marries another man

Mzansi reacts: Man sponsors girlfriend through school, she leaves him

Briefly.co.za recently shared the story of a man who was left heartbroken when a woman he sponsored through school for four years left him for another man. His story quickly blew up on social media. Here's what Mzansi had to say.

Mzansi reacts: Man sponsors girlfriend through school, she leaves him
6 Students drown in Eastern Cape flash flood while walking to school

Community outraged after pupils drown in flood while walking to school

6 students drowned on their way to school after being washed away in a flash flood. The students were crossing a river when the water overwhelmed them. The flood took place near Popopo village in the Eastern Cape.

Community outraged after pupils drown in flood while walking to school
Mmusi Maimane calls for day of action to take stand against Eskom

Mmusi Maimane calls for "national shutdown" to protest against Eskom

DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, has called on citizens to stage a "shutdown" next Friday to protest load-shedding and the crisis at Eskom. He urged South Africans to gather outside Eskom's headquarters to show their frustration.

Mmusi Maimane calls for "national shutdown" to protest against Eskom
Expert: Load-shedding causes your electricity bills to go up

Expert: Load-shedding causes your electricity bills to go up

Experts have warned that load-shedding could drive your electricity bill up by as much as 100%. Similarly, some analysts have debunked Eskom's claims that the recent bout of power outages was due to damage done by the cyclone.

Expert: Load-shedding causes your electricity bills to go up
Credit bureaus will remove credit blacklisting relating to e-toll debt

6 Credit bureaus say they will not blacklist people over e-toll debts

Six credit bureaus have stated that your credit score won't be affected by unpaid e-toll bills. This came out in a public statement released by the Credit Bureau Association.

6 Credit bureaus say they will not blacklist people over e-toll debts
Lower voter turnout at this year's election may boost DA, EFF

Lower voter turnout at this year's election may boost DA, EFF

Polls predict that this year's election will have a lower voter turnout than usual. Usually, smaller turnouts benefit the opposition parties rather than the ANC. Here's how the polls indicate the voter turnout will affect support.

Lower voter turnout at this year's election may boost DA, EFF
Crime intelligence investigating Eskom load-shedding "sabotage" claims

Crime intelligence investigating Eskom load-shedding "sabotage" claims

The crime intelligence unit of the police is reportedly looking into whether the recent bout of load-shedding could be the result of sabotage. The unit is conducting an investigation into allegations that Eskom sabotaged itself.

Crime intelligence investigating Eskom load-shedding "sabotage" claims
ANC whip Jackson Mthembu's daughter Khwezi (25) has committed suicide

ANC whip Jackson Mthembu's daughter Khwezi (25) has committed suicide

The daughter of ANC Parliamentary Chief Whip, Jackson Mthembu, has committed suicide. Mthembu confirmed her passing on Twitter. "We are in deep pain," Mthembu posted.

ANC whip Jackson Mthembu's daughter Khwezi (25) has committed suicide
Opinion: ANC elders ask corrupt comrades to withdraw from lists

ANC elders to corrupt comrades: "Remove yourselves from party list"

Last week, candidate lists for Parliament and provincial legislatures were presented to the Electoral Commission (IEC) by political parties. Some of these lists raise serious questions about the candidates' suitability.

ANC elders to corrupt comrades: "Remove yourselves from party list"
Gordhan promises Eskom problems will be addressed, calls for patience

Gordhan says Eskom problems not caused by failure of governance

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan held a press conference today to address the current situation at Eskom. He was joined by Jabu Mabuza, Eskom board chair, and Phakamani Hadebe, Group CEO.

Gordhan says Eskom problems not caused by failure of governance
Load-shedding causing water shortages in Gauteng as pumps lose power

Load-shedding causing water shortages in Gauteng as pumps lose power

Load-shedding in Gauteng is reportedly having a negative impact on the region's water supply. This is because many of Johannesburg's water pumps are electricity-powered and they are disrupted by the power outages.

Load-shedding causing water shortages in Gauteng as pumps lose power
Mzansi reacts to Mbalula's claim that load-shedding will be eradicated

Mzansi reacts to Mbalula's saying load shedding will soon be over

Briefly.co.za recently shared a story regarding Fikile Mbalula's comment that the ANC had the Eskom energy crisis under control  -  despite the recent return of stage 4 load-shedding. Mbalula also said he understood people's anger

Mzansi reacts to Mbalula's saying load shedding will soon be over
Mamelodi Sundowns coach says Kekena should win Footballer of the Season

Mamelodi Sundowns coach: "Kekane should win Footballer of the Season"

Pitso Mosimane, coach of Mamelodi Sundowns, has said that Hlompho Kekana should receive this year's PSL footballer of the season prize. Kekana is currently the Sundowns captain and has been nominated several times

Mamelodi Sundowns coach: "Kekane should win Footballer of the Season"
Report: Limpopo education MEC received payments in exchange for tender

Limpopo education MEC received more money from contracted company

New allegations have emerged that Limpopo education MEC, Ishmael Kgetjepe, received an additional R650 000 from the Mvula Trust. This follows previous reports that the trust paid Kgetjepe R1 million in the 2017/18 year.

Limpopo education MEC received more money from contracted company
Freedom Front Plus takes legal action to bar BLF from elections

Freedom Front Plus takes legal action to bar BLF from elections

The Freedom Front Plus wants Black First Land First (BLF) to be excluded from the upcoming elections. The Freedom Front's leader, Pieter Groenewald, made the comments at a press conference on Monday.

Freedom Front Plus takes legal action to bar BLF from elections
Mzansi reacts to allegations of police xenophobia in eMalahleni

Mzansi reacts to allegations of police xenophobia in eMalahleni

Briefly.co.za recently covered a story involving allegations of xenophobia against police eMalahleni. Reportedly, police were arbitrarily confiscating the property of foreign nationals under the cover of the law.

Mzansi reacts to allegations of police xenophobia in eMalahleni
Explainer: How serious is the situation at Eskom's stations really?

Explainer: How serious is the situation at Eskom's stations really?

Eskom's recent return to stage 4 load-shedding is reportedly the result of damage done by cyclone Idai to power sources in Mozambique. However, Eskom's energy woes run much deeper than just this incident and go back several years.

Explainer: How serious is the situation at Eskom's stations really?
Committee finds Gigaba 'incorrect' in granting Guptas naturalisation

Committee finds Gigaba 'incorrect' in granting Guptas naturalisation

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has found that it was "incorrect" for Malusi Gigaba to grant the Gupta family early naturalisation. Gigaba made the decision while he was Minister of Home Affairs.

Committee finds Gigaba 'incorrect' in granting Guptas naturalisation
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