Other South Africa

Drinking leads to risky sexual behaviour amongst teens – Study

DURBAN, June 14– Studies conducted amongst urban and rural adolescents showed that alcohol availability and fun marketing made consumption of booze attractive to the South Africa’s youth. This was revealed at a session on ‘alcoholic availability, promotion and affordability on young people’s sexuality and HIV risk’ at the 8th South African Aids Conference in Durban […]

In The News South Africa

Numsa calls for an independent investigation into former Eskom chair Ngubane

JOHANNESBURG, June 14– The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has said Ben Ngubane’s resignation from the board of Eskom was a positive development, and called for an independent investigation into the former chairperson. This after Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown announced late on Monday night that Ngubane had tendered his resignation effective […]

In The News South Africa

Gigaba signs FIC Amendment Act

JOHANNESBURG, June 14– Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba signed and gazetted various provisions of the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) Amendment Act, National Treasury said on Tuesday. “Commenting on the signing of the Act, Minister Gigaba said it was critical for government to accelerate the implementation of the Act as it demonstrated government’s commitment to the fight […]

South Africa Sport

Chiefs release seven players

JOHANNESBURG, June 13– Following a less than spectacular 2016/17 season, Kaizer Chiefs management and technical team have decided to release a number of players with a view to building a stronger, more competitive squad. Seven players have been earmarked to exit Naturena after being deemed surplus to future requirements by Kaizer Chiefs. Siyanda Xulu, Lucky […]