Langa Closes Its Streets to Cars

March 26, 2015

The usually frenetic streets of Langa, the old township on the periphery of South Africa’s Mother City will be filled with activities of a different kind on Sunday, 29 March. Open Streets, a concept originating in Colombia and growing in popularity in…

Eskom Stops Load Shedding, for Now

March 26, 2015

ESKOM, the South African power utility, said it had stopped load shedding on Thursday evening but did not rule out the possibility of esorting to such measures to curb consumption. “This being Eskom’s maintenance season, we expect the power grid to remain…

CCIFSA Elective Conference – Chaos, ‘Bullying’ and ‘Political Agendas’ [analysis]

March 25, 2015

Allegations of corruption, political interference and a lack of transparency as well as death threats, walk-outs and boycotts formed the dramatic and sometimes chaotic backdrop to what should have been an historic consultative and elective conference for the newly-established Cultural and Creative…

SKA African Partner Countries Meet in Pretoria

March 25, 2015

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio aomy. The meeting was also an opportunity for South Africa’s Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor to appraise…