Still waiting for power

Cape Town, March 13, 2019 – The lights are on for some, but others are still having to make do with candles and paraffin lamps. We visited an area called The Hague in Delft, Cape Town, where RDP recipients have been without electricity since they moved in last year. And the slow rollout is a matter of life and death for some.

 

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New app to help job seekers

Cape Town, March 12, 2019 – Unemployment continues to climb and pinning down a job is proving more and more difficult for job seekers. Even for casual or entry-level jobs like waitressing and cleaning. A young start-up is helping to connect people to jobs that don’t require formal qualifications, without the hassle of CVs and going door-to-door.
eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa chats to one of the founders of JobJack.

New data regulations

Cape Town, March 2, 2019 – The days of unwittingly paying astronomical out of bundle data charges may soon be over. Some new regulations, enforced by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, are coming into play.

Gogos ask for 13th cheque

Cape Town, February 8 2019 – A group of pensioners are asking the president for a Christmas bonus or thirteenth cheque. They’d hoped to hand over a petition of 30-thousand signatures to Cyril Ramaphosa ahead of the state of the nation address. But they were left disappointed. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has this story.

Brexit uncertainty

Cape Town, January 28 2019 – The uncertainty could have a ripple effect on businesses in the Western Cape. For many, exports to the UK are their bread and butter. Watch full story below.

Future fit school

Cape Town, January 16, 2019 – A new school in Cape Town’s CBD is teaching robotics and coding in a unique technologically-driven curriculum. There are no uniforms and no homework either! And as eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports, it’s all designed with the future in mind. Courtesy #DStv403

Hearings on Eskom tariff increases

Cape Town, January 14 2019 – Eskom says it’s struggling under a massive debt of over R400-billion. And they want you to pay some, if not all of it. The power utility has applied for a 15 percent tariff increase, over the next three years. But after the first day of the public hearings, Eskom faces an uphill battle to convince the regulator. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa explains. Courtesy #DStv403