Load shedding survival guide: Plea for Eskom to play open cards

2015-04-24 14:21

It should be a standard requirement for Eskom to justify the need for load shedding and the stage by stating how many and which generators affect output, says a Fin24 user.

Load shedding survival guide: Breakfast alternatives

2015-04-23 01:53

A Fin24 user was dismayed to find that eateries have not yet adapted to serve customers during load shedding.

Load shedding survival guide: Find a good book

2015-04-22 15:42

Find yourself a book to read during load shedding – it has actually motivated me to read and makes me excited for load shedding, says a Fin24 user.

Load shedding survival guide: Time to go old school

2015-04-20 15:21

A business director has responded to load shedding by giving his staff a challenge, explaining that in South Africa “earth hour is now every hour”.

Witness accounts: How pet scammers bait victims

2015-04-17 13:38

Gorgeous photos of simply adorable pups are a valuable marketing tool for a pet scammer going by the name "Sandra Prinsloo".

Pet scam cost me R6 400

2015-04-08 11:47

How not to fall for tempting online classified adverts, like the Fin24 user who was duped out of R6 400 for a bogus English bulldog puppy.

History could hamper our country

2015-02-20 14:57

A Fin24 user gives some common sense advice on how to help the economy move forward, saying we cannot change South Africa's past but we can change the future.

Load shedding: Tips for getting off the grid

2015-02-17 16:15

Frustration at Eskom's load shedding has moved many consumers to consider plans to reduce or even eliminate dependency on the grid.

Wine sector looks at sustainable transformation

2015-02-11 16:32

Transformation in the South African wine industry has come under the spotlight following a recent overview of the sector.

Restaurants' mark-up of wine leaves sour taste

2015-02-06 10:30

Roleplayers in the wine industry give their take on the high mark-up of wine by restaurants, while many wine producers are simply not making enough money.


Load shedding survival guide: No solar panels please

2015-04-23 10:56

Fin24 users complain about body corporates not allowing generators and solar geysers, and suggest that newspapers publish inserts on energy saving innovations.

Load shedding survival guide: Expensive business

2015-04-22 18:06

A retired Fin24 user says he has spent close to R45 000 in the last week to prepare for the continuous load shedding.

Joburg water disruption cancelled amid complaints

2015-04-20 20:02

Johannesburg Water has informed residents that water disruptions scheduled to take place this week have been cancelled.

Top 10 comments on Eskom and serious introspection

2015-04-18 07:00

It was yet another big news week for Eskom, which usually attracts lively commentary, but other issues also stimulated healthy debate.

In praise of public health care

2015-04-13 16:18

A Fin24 user says he is happy with his experience at a state hospital after a bad experience with a specialist in private practice.

Top ten user views on the news

2015-04-02 17:50

It's been a rough week for embattled Eskom and degenerating labour federation Cosatu. We've compiled a selection of the top ten user comments.

SA will rise above any junk rating

2015-02-19 12:52

Why do we blame government, apartheid or the economy without realising our own potential for turning SA around through forgiveness and responsibility, asks a user.

Neccessity drives invention for SA power users

2015-02-15 09:28

Some South Africans know how to cope in times of darkness as can be seen by various innovations employed to cope with almost-daily load shedding.

Fear on farms due to load shedding

2015-02-09 16:04

Fin24 users share how load shedding is impacting their daily lives.

Loss due to vandalised City Power substation

2015-01-26 15:02

In response to a Fin24 user's plight after suffering damages due to a power surge, an 81-year old Fin24 user shares his experience.

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