#News24 ICYMI: Load shedding cripples SA, ANC elders slam corrupt comrades; and stay tuned for these Game of Thrones 'mini-movies'

2019-03-18 18:27
Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones. (Getty)

Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones. (Getty)

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Former Minister Malusi Gigaba was "incorrect" to grant members of the Gupta family early naturalisation, a committee finds, FF Plus goes to court over 'blacks-only' BLF party and can any good come from the IPL for the Proteas?

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Tough days ahead - Ramaphosa warns SA as power cuts continue

President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned South Africans to prepare for difficult days ahead as Eskom power cuts continue to cripple the country.

Gauteng taps could start running dry as Stage 4 load shedding drags on - these areas may be hit first

Rand Water says taps will run dry if Stage 4 electricity rationing continues much longer, and even lesser levels of blackouts will see some areas without water pretty soon.

You'll find this time-lapse of load shedding in Cape Town either beautiful, or maddening

We're all rather familiar with load shedding by now, keeping candles, matches lights and torches close by for the inevitable event. Yes, it's pretty annoying and, sure, we do deserve better, but sometimes taking a step back and looking at the bigger picture can help us feel better.

In this case, a beautiful time-lapse video from 2015 shot by Cape Town photographer Eric Nathan, might just do the trick.


FF Plus goes to court to have 'blacks-only' BLF deregistered for elections

The FF Plus on Monday lodged court papers with the Electoral Court in Bloemfontein, arguing that the Electoral Commission of South Africa erred in registering Black First Land First  as a political party, as the organisation's constitution states that only black people can be members.

ANC elders' open letter to corrupt comrades: 'Remove yourself from party list'

The escalation of acts of corruption associated with the ANC continues to disturb South African society. Not least, it upsets people who always held the organisation close to their hearts.

Game of Thrones final episodes getting longer and longer

Whatever your favourite snack is when watching television, start hoarding and stacking up because the final Game of Thrones episodes will be "mini-movies".

Proteas and the IPL: It's not all doom and gloom

South Africa's participation in this year's IPL could have positive and negative impacts on the Proteas' World Cup charge, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Gigaba was 'incorrect' to naturalise Guptas, committee finds

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs found that former Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba was "incorrect" to grant members of the Gupta family early naturalisation, but did not recommend any sanctions.

WATCH: Frustrated commuter comments on Ramaphosa's peak-hour train delay: 'It's a daily occurrence for us'

President Cyril Ramaphosa felt the frustration of train commuters on Monday during an ANC election campaign blitz in Pretoria.

Cele: Police officers in Western Cape, KZN strike, some on leave with 'rogue' sick notes

Police Minister Bheki Cele has noted that at least 400 police officers were protesting in the Western Cape and a further 120 in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday.

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