Thyspunt final draft delayed yet again; China may participate in SA Nuclear

Breaking…There is a delay yet again on the release of the revised Draft EIR for Thyspunt. The Report will not be available during the first quarter 2014. This was announced this month by… Continue reading

“I would not however say Eskom’s in a crisis” – Eskom GM Andrew Etzinger

“I would not however say Eskom’s in a crisis” – Eskom GM Andrew Etzinger  Etzinger made this statement in an interview with Alec Hogg of Biz News on 10 March 2014. “And I… Continue reading

Possiblity of more load shedding

Eskom CEO Brian Dames says the country’s power system remains “vulnerable” but unplanned outages will reduce going into winter.  He also said that while the system had stabilised by late Thursday afternoon, a… Continue reading

Three die in head on collision near Gamtoos Bridge this evening

There has just been a head on collision on the N2 near the Gamtoos Bridge.  Three people passed away in the accident and two people were injured. According to Kouga Municipality spokesperson, the… Continue reading

Load Shedding Schedules for the Eastern Cape

Here are the Eskom Load Shedding schedules for the Eastern Cape for download.. EC – Stage 1 EC – Stage 2 EC – Stage 3

Eskom declares power emergency

Eskom has declared a power emergency, with the company saying that load shedding might take place if the need arises.  The power utility declared the emergency at 6 am this morning, 6 March… Continue reading

Logie pipped to the post by Flores

Jeremy Flores (FRA) won the first heat of the 2014 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, finishing less than half a point ahead of Travis Logie (ZAF), with Julian Wilson (AUS) coming in 3rd. Flores… Continue reading

Eskom striving to keep lights on in South Africa

 Although the country’s power supply will remain constrained going into the winter months, the government is working with Eskom  to ensure the country’s  lights stay on,  South African Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said today,… Continue reading

Parts of Oscar trial to be televised on TV

 Judge Dunstan Mlambo  ruled today, 25 February 2014, that  Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial will be televised in part with conditions at the North Gauteng High Court.  Pistorius’s trail is set to start… Continue reading

JBay is once again part of ASP World surfing tour

The renown seaside resort of Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape of South Africa is once again going to be filled with international visitors and surfers this winter . This follows the announcement… Continue reading