Monthly Archives: March 2019

Eskom to hike prices on 1 April

Energy regulator Nersa has published the outcome of its public consultations on Eskom’s request for tariff hikes. At a press briefing on 7 March 2019, the regulator said that it had granted Eskom the following tariff increases over the next three years: 9.41% or allowed revenue of R206.34 billion for 2019/2020. 8.10% or allowed revenue of R221.8 billion for 2020/2021. 5.83% or allowed

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President leaves his mark on young global CEOs

President Cyril Ramaphosa has told an organisation of young global CEOs to use their influence to play a greater role to make a positive impact on society.  Addressing a gala dinner of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) Global Leadership Conference at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Wednesday night, the President also encouraged them to explore business opportunities not

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NSFAS concerned over UNISA allowance ‘non-payment’ reports

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has expressed concern at media reports of non-payment of allowances for students at University of South Africa (UNISA). In a statement issued on Wednesday, the NSFAS said students from this institution should have by now received their allowances, as a total of R247 078 688.97 was advanced to the institution on 6 February

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It’s a critical time, says Rand Water

Rand Water yesterday appealed to municipalities to reduce water supply to their customers to avoid future shortages or depletion. The utility reduced water supply to some reservoirs in Tshwane by 50%, resulting in restrictions to certain areas. Rand Water spokesperson Justice Mohale said it was a critical time.He urged residents to use substitute water instead, like grey or rain water.

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High-flyer is changing the look of SA aviation

TUT graduate and “Air Taxi” boss THOKOZANI MIYA, is walking proof of TUT’s success in producing exceptionally successful people.  Victory has not been a walk in the park for the Founder and CEO of Neo Aviation, Thokozani Miya. His entrepreneurial journey was both a frustrating and victorious experience. According to him, his winning formula is a combination of passion and

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