Why the lights might go off again

Eskom: Another expert explains why load shedding “will return in August” There seems to be a growing consensus among industry analysts that load shedding will make a return to South Africa next month, as Eskom limps forward. Now might be a good time to invest in some candles: The spectre of load shedding is on the horizon, according to Intellidex analyst Peter Attard Montalto. He’s the second expert within the last few weeks who has predicted another round of Eskom power cuts before the end of winter. Experts fear another…

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Rugby legend James Small died from a heart attack

  BY BRENT LINDEQUE James Small (born 10 February 1969) was a former South African rugby union footballer who played on the wing for the Springboks. His international debut was against the All Blacks in 1992, and he made his final appearance against Scotland in 1997. In that final test match, he scored his 20th try, becoming the leading Springbok try scorer, eclipsing Danie Gerber’s record. He was also the leading try scorer in the 1996 Super 12 season. Small passed away on the 10th of July 2019 after succumbing to…

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Three bodies exhumed by police – suspect arrested

Dex Sibiya, Nkomazi THE Mpumalanga MEC for Community Safety, Security and Liaison, Gabisile Shabalala has applauded  the breakthrough made by the police in the province following the arrest of a suspect linked  to several murders in the Masoyi area recently. He apparently confessed to the killings and burying them in his yard. The female victims were most likely raped as well. With National Womens’ Day just around the corner, Shabalala has called on the police to ensure the man is successfully prosecuted “so that he pays for the cruelty he…

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Watch: SA youth choir auditioned for America’s Got Talent and blew everyone away

  In 2018, the Ndlovu Youth Choir performed an isiZulu cover of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” during an interview on Jacaranda’s breakfast show. Since then, they have been doing some incredible things. Most recently, they travelled to America to go audition for America’s Got Talent. The choir forms part of a more significant project which started in 1994. The Ndlovu Care Group was founded in 1994 by a Dutch doctor names Dr Hugo Templeman, in the rural village of Moutse, Limpopo. The care group provides innovative healthcare, childcare, education and community development.…

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