New Eskom board announced: Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown has on Friday announced the new Eskom board. This comes after names of possible candidates were discussed in Wednesday’s cabinet meeting and were expected to be in place by November 30, but due to the cabinet meeting postponed to this week, Brown could not make an announcement. Cabinet approved
Fishing vessel sinks, all crew members saved: The South African Maritime Safety Authority’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) rescued 22 crew members earlier today after their fishing boat encountered rough seas about 70km South West of Danger Point of the Cape South Coast, in Cape Town. MRCC Chief Jared Blows said after the crew was rescued the fishing vessel Ellis S sunk.
President Zuma to appeal North Gauteng High Court judgment: President Jacob Zuma has on Friday announced that he would be appealing the judgment by the North Gauteng High Court. The North Gauteng high court on Friday set aside the appointment of the National Director of Public Prosecution (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams. The court further said that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must appoint a new NDPP
Grade 11 learner commits suicide after receiving year end results: Gauteng Department of Education says it is shocked to learn of the passing of a Grade 11 learner, who committed suicide. The Grade 11 learner committed suicide after receiving his year-end academic report. The department said it is working with NGOs such as ChildLine South Africa in dealing with the incidents, adding that trauma debriefing
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