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AP Interview: Afghanistan’s Karzai: US cash fed corruption

AP Interview: Afghanistan’s Karzai: US cash fed corruption

Bill Cosby loses appeal of sexual assault conviction

Bill Cosby loses appeal of sexual assault conviction

Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

Stories of injured, missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Stories of injured, missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

WATCH | ‘It has never been like this’

As South Africans continue to grapple with load shedding – currently at stage 4 – it would appear many small business owners are taking strain because of the latest round of “ridiculous” power outages.For the first time, Eskom announced stage 6 load shedding on Monday night, which had the country seeing red over the power…

It is our own failure that led to load shedding

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says the tripartite alliance must take responsibility for recent load shedding.”The 1998 energy policy told us we needed to do certain things even in the early 2000s. We were told Eskom power stations must be maintained, must be renewed, we did not do that because we wanted to privatise. It’s…

Unpopular decisions must be made to fix ailing SOEs

Unpopular decisions will have to be made to fix ailing state-owned enterprises (SOEs), said Deputy President David Mabuza who also apologised for load shedding during his address at the SACP’s┬áspecial national congress.┬áMabuza admitted SOEs were “in a state of collapse”, saying Eskom should get its house in order and take definitive measures and make plans…

Creecy commits to enhancing SA’s climate change contributions at COP25

Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy says South Africa is committed to enhancing its nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to address climate change through present and upcoming legislation.Speaking at the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid, Creecy said: “As part of this effort our carbon tax came into effect on the first of June…

Trump on trial: Impeachment looms

Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, setting the stage for him becoming only the third US leader to be impeached and put on trial in the Senate.Trump was accused of abusing his powers and obstruction of Congress, after a two-month probe uncovered evidence that he withheld military aid and…