Eskom operating at full steam

Eskom says that all its generators are working at all of the stations today (Wednesday 17 December), but warns that the grid is still vulnerable.

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe told Grocott’s Mail that the four generators that were malfunctioning at three stations were all working this morning.

Attacked farm dweller still in shock

A 43-year-old farm dweller who was assaulted and tied to a tree is still battling to cope with head injuries he sustained during the attack.

Street vendors defy city trading ban

Tensions between local authorities and hawkers over trading on side walks and parking bays are still simmering.

Cooperation, not criticism or vandalism, needed now

Citizen participation is crucial to a successful turnaround plan for Makana Municipality. Makana Administrator Pam Yako presented her intervention plan to a strong contingent of political and institutional heavyweights Friday 5 December.

Ndwayana loses SA welterweight title fight

Grahamstown's Eastern Cape welterweight boxing champion, Mziwoxolo Ndwayana, lost the fight against national title-holder Tsiko Mulovhedzi in the 6th round on Saturday 13 December.

The long-awaited tournament, hosted by Xaba Boxing Promotion, took place at the Orient Theatre Hall in East London.