News and updates from the continent

Minister Brown: Medupi power station ‘ready by December’

Minister Brown: Medupi power station ‘ready by December’

Jul 31, 2014

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she’s confident that construction of South Africa’s new coal-fired power plant near Lephalale in Limpopo province will be completed by December 2014.

SAA Voyager partners with Total South Africa

SAA Voyager partners with Total South Africa

Jul 31, 2014

The SAA Voyager offering gives TOTAL customers a value-added lifestyle experience beyond just the day-to-day necessity of filling up with fuel

Rising electricity price good news for solar users

Rising electricity price good news for solar users

Jul 30, 2014

Eskom and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa are in discussions that could result in yet another hike in electricity prices – by as much as 9%.

PPC takes info sharing, concrete innovation to next level

PPC takes info sharing, concrete innovation to next level

Jul 30, 2014

PPC Ltd launches the Cement & Concrete Cube (C3), a dynamic information sharing and collaboration platform and first of its kind in the cement and concrete industry.

What to do with your e-Waste

What to do with your e-Waste

Jul 30, 2014

“What many consumers don’t know is that there is still a lucrative market for their old electronics,” says Claire Cobbledick, Head of Marketing, Gumtree South Africa.