Top 10 comments: Sars, Nersa rejects Eskom, Greece

2015-07-03 19:51

The 2015 tax season has kicked off with Sars being tasked with collecting a mammoth R1.1trn, many commentators were sceptical about where taxes are going.

Top 10 comments: Shuttleworth change in fortune, Eskom

2015-06-19 19:10

The turn of events in the Mark Shuttlework exchange control battle and the Eskom state of the system briefing stimulated vigorous debate and much frustration respectively this week.

Top 10 comments: Eskom 'treason', unions deadlock

2015-06-12 18:44

Eskom had another tough week in the comments section with much load shedding and unexpected threats at its power construction sites.

Online porn needs strict control in SA - Fin24 users

2015-06-04 10:51

Fin24 users are shocked at the alarming growth of online porn in the country and believe measures should be taken to shield children from access.

Once a freeway, now an (e-)xpensive road

2015-05-21 19:30

A Fin24 user calls the new e-tolls dispensation a joke, and says not issuing licence renewals until e-toll fees have been paid infringes freedom of movement.

User views on Eskom, govt wages and Cell C

2015-05-17 15:02

Eskom has again come under the whip of Fin24 commentators as articles reveal the extent of the power supplier's financial woes.

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.


Who is paying for illegal electricity connections, asks a Fin24 user

2015-06-23 10:18

A Fin24 user who took pictures of illegal electricity connections at informal settlements in Johannesburg wants to know who is paying for this electricity consumption.

Debt 'professionals' were part of my problem

2015-06-19 14:17

Despite trying debt management and voluntary sequestration, this Fin24 user had to take matters into his own hands to take control of his debt situation.

Top 10 comments: Zuma sparks backlash

2015-06-05 18:29

President Jacob Zuma's speech at the World Economic Forum on Africa had the comments section bursting at the seams this week.

Top 10 comments: Unemployment, Sanral, Eskom

2015-05-29 16:14

Jobs figures, Sanral's assertion that e-toll payers are 'winning all the way' and Eskom's affirmative action policy have been this week's most commented stories.

Many questions over new e-toll system

2015-05-21 07:21

Although Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has referred to the changes in the Gauteng e-toll system as "a new dispensation", many road users are not so sure.

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".

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