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Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says changes must be made to avoid failure

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says changes must be made to avoid failure

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says changes must be made to avoid failure
Government programme leaves trainees vulnerable following payment delays

Government programme leaves trainees vulnerable following payment delays

A project meant to empower the youth in South Africa leaves thousands in financial strain with constant delayed payments. War on Leaks, launched in 2015, seems to have done more damage to the lives of the students than good

Government programme leaves trainees vulnerable following payment delays
"I am a good teacher": SA reacts to Schweizer-Reneke teacher's statement

"I am a good teacher": SA reacts to Schweizer-Reneke teacher's statement

Elana Barkuizen, the Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher who was suspended after she shared a photo of Grade 1 learners who appeared to be separated by race, has presented her version of events. At a press conference, a tearful Bar

"I am a good teacher": SA reacts to Schweizer-Reneke teacher's statement
Explainer: How does SA's data prices compare to other Brics countries?

Explainer: How does SA's data prices compare to other Brics countries?

ICASA has compared the cost of data within the BRICS nations upon the public's request. The report found South Africa rated third most expensive by comparison. Briefly.co.za takes a look the reasons behind the steep price.

Explainer: How does SA's data prices compare to other Brics countries?
UNISA protests: students call off strike, but demands divide Mzansi

UNISA protests: students call off strike, but demands divide Mzansi

Many UNISA students have been on strike over the last week, with a court even granting an interdict against the protesters. But while campuses have reopened and Sasco has called off a strike that was slated to take place, the stud

UNISA protests: students call off strike, but demands divide Mzansi
Teacher at the centre of the Schweizer-Reneke scandal speaks out

Teacher at the centre of the Schweizer-Reneke scandal speaks out

The teacher who has been accused of racism at Schweizer-Reneke Primary will speak out for the first time since the controversy surrounding a viral photo of her classroom last week. Watch the press briefing here live.

Teacher at the centre of the Schweizer-Reneke scandal speaks out
JMPD officer busted for taking R10 bribe from taxi driver in Soweto

JMPD officer busted for taking R10 bribe from taxi driver in Soweto

A Joburg Metro officer has been arrested for taking a R10 bribe from a taxi driver in Soweto. The officier had people confused after putting his career on the line for an amount so small he would struggle to buy a cold drink

JMPD officer busted for taking R10 bribe from taxi driver in Soweto
ANC wants to use taxes and pensions to bail out troubled Eskom

ANC wants to use taxes and pensions to bail out troubled Eskom

Eskom wants taxpayers to fork out even more money for electricity. The power utility has asked for the price of electricity to be increased by over 10 percent in order to pay toward its mounting debt, but admits this it not enough

ANC wants to use taxes and pensions to bail out troubled Eskom
Bombshell new report shows Gautrain costs taxpayers R100 million a month

Bombshell new report shows Gautrain costs taxpayers R100 million a month

A report has found that it costs taxpayers R100 million a month to keep the Gautrain running. Briefly.co.za learned from an IOL report that public funds underwrite the difference between the Gautrain's running costs and the income

Bombshell new report shows Gautrain costs taxpayers R100 million a month
Jacob Zuma thanks fans for their support at the Moses Mabhida Stadium

Jacob Zuma thanks fans for their support at the Moses Mabhida Stadium

The crowd had gone wild when former president Jacob Zuma arrived at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Kwa-Zulu Natal this Saturday for the ANC Manifesto Launch. The ex-president took to social media to thank his loyal followers.

Jacob Zuma thanks fans for their support at the Moses Mabhida Stadium
EFF and Julius Malema made second payment of R100k to AfriForum

EFF and Julius Malema made second payment of R100k to AfriForum

The Economic Freedom Fighters and their leader, Julius Malema, made a payment of R100 000 to AfriForum. It's the second payment that the political party had to pay the civil rights group as part of a court settlement.

EFF and Julius Malema made second payment of R100k to AfriForum
ANC's gala dinner had expensive price tags - up to R500k to sit with Mabuza

ANC's gala dinner had expensive price tags - up to R500k to sit with Mabuza

The ANC's gala dinner was attended by the cream of the crop, and the table prices reflected it. Those who wanted to sit with Deputy President David Mabuza had to cough up R500 000. Dining with the president would have been pricier

ANC's gala dinner had expensive price tags - up to R500k to sit with Mabuza
Former soccer star Phil Masinga has passed away after long illness

Former soccer star Phil Masinga has passed away after long illness

South Africa mourns as news broke of the death of former Bafana Bafana star player Phil Masinga. Phil passed away on the 13th of January after battling illness for a long time. Phil has millions of fans and will be sorely missed.

Former soccer star Phil Masinga has passed away after long illness
President Ramaphosa makes big promise, vows to create 257k jobs per year

President Ramaphosa makes big promise, vows to create 257k jobs per year

The ANC is facing its toughest election campaign yet, as support has seen a decline in recent months. President Ramaphosa launched the ruling party's manifesto on the 12th of January and made many promises to South Africa.

President Ramaphosa makes big promise, vows to create 257k jobs per year
SA Teachers Union demands reinstatement of Schweizer-Reneke teacher

SA Teachers Union demands reinstatement of Schweizer-Reneke teacher

The South African Teachers Union is demanding that the teacher at Schweizer-Reneke Primary School who was suspended after alleged racism in her classroom be reinstated immediately because the right procedures weren't followed.

SA Teachers Union demands reinstatement of Schweizer-Reneke teacher
The DA is not impressed with the ANC's 2019 election manifesto

The DA is not impressed with the ANC's 2019 election manifesto

The Democratic Alliance is not happy with the African National Congress' manifesto plan and openly criticised it. According to the DA, the president did not offer any substantial promises that aren't empty words.

The DA is not impressed with the ANC's 2019 election manifesto
ANC supporters fill up Moses Mabhida Stadium to support ruling party

ANC supporters fill up Moses Mabhida Stadium to support ruling party

The African National Congress celebrated their 107th birthday and its loyal supporters filled the Moses Mabhida Stadium. The KZN stadium was filled to the brim and South Africans shared the event on social media.

ANC supporters fill up Moses Mabhida Stadium to support ruling party
Ace Magashule calls on SA to remember what the ANC did for it

Ace Magashule calls on SA to remember what the ANC did for it

Ace Magashule, the ANC's Secretary-General called on SA to remember what the ruling party has done for them over the years. From voting for the first time to the freedom to live where they want - Magashule listed many things.

Ace Magashule calls on SA to remember what the ANC did for it
Prophet Bushiri distanced himself from deaths at the EGC church

Prophet Bushiri distanced himself from deaths at the EGC church

Prophet Bushiri, who is currently in Zimbabwe, distanced himself from the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church after 3 women died in a stampede at the church. Apparently, the deaths are not Bushiri's problem.

Prophet Bushiri distanced himself from deaths at the EGC church
Mmusi Maimane wants to make voting easier for South Africa's youth

Mmusi Maimane wants to make voting easier for South Africa's youth

The African National Congress is launching its manifesto, and the Democratic Alliance is trying to make itself heard. Mmusi Maimane, DA leader, wants voter registration to be made easier for South Africa's youth.

Mmusi Maimane wants to make voting easier for South Africa's youth
Gauteng High Court granted interdict against striking Unisa students

Gauteng High Court granted interdict against striking Unisa students

Students have been striking against the University of South Africa since the 7th of January and the university was now granted an interdict against them. The university hopes to bring an end to the disruptive strike.

Gauteng High Court granted interdict against striking Unisa students
Ramaphosa promises a better future, asks SA to give ANC another chance

Ramaphosa promises a better future, asks SA to give ANC another chance

Election campaigning is in full swing and the ANC is trying to make sure it remains the ruling party. Ramaphosa has called on South Africans to give the ANC another 5 years and promises a manifesto that will cover important issues

Ramaphosa promises a better future, asks SA to give ANC another chance
Tshwane takes steps to ensure Pastor Bushiri's Church complies with safety codes

Tshwane takes steps to ensure Pastor Bushiri's Church complies with safety codes

The City of Tshwane will be ensuring Pastor Sheperd Bushiri's church remains up to code following a recent inspection of the premises where safety codes were found to be substandard. The church has launched an internal probe.

Tshwane takes steps to ensure Pastor Bushiri's Church complies with safety codes
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