Here’s how much it will cost to take larger businesses off the grid – if government scraps the ‘red tape’ now limiting self-help electricity

2020-01-27 11:52

Companies would be looking to fork out upwards of R25 million for a 3 megawatt plant – but that's before battery storage.

This is how much it will cost to take your home off the grid - and avoid load shedding forever

2019-12-09 09:30

It is likely that load shedding will be implemented for the rest of this week. Experts have warned that South Africa will struggle with electricity provision for many more years given a myriad of problems at the utility, including shoddy maintenance.

Chinese Vivo cellphones are now on sale in SA for R1,900. Here are some of our favourite features

2019-12-06 14:33

The Y91C and Y11 phones have decent batteries and offer an AI face beauty camera filter.

Early Black Friday search trends suggest load shedding could drive big spending in South Africa this year

2019-11-08 12:40

The usual Black Friday suspects, including dishwashers and fridges, feature on 2019 shopping lists – but electricity and water backup systems are proving popular too.

Here’s how to beat the Black Friday online queues on 29 November – and you can start now

2019-11-07 13:33

Several retail experts gave us some straight advice on how you can prepare for Black Friday 2019 in South Africa, starting immediately.

Takealot refused one customer a TV refund linked to the Springbok win – then Twitter got involved

2019-11-05 14:58

Twitter users punched holes in the World Cup linked promotion's terms and conditions, helping secure a free TV for one South African.

Black Friday: this is what South Africans wanted in 2018, including coffee and disposable nappies

2019-11-01 10:52

On Black Friday last year South Africans loaded up their pantries, and went in for purchases to treat themselves with.

Satellite images show how South Africa’s biggest malls – in Fourways, Menlyn, Midrand, Sandton, and Durban – have transformed

2019-10-06 10:28

The new version of Fourways Mall, now the biggest shopping centre in South Africa, was unveiled to the public in August.

Watch: Sneaky ways airports get you to spend money

On average, travellers will spend anywhere from R160 to R2,000 per airport visit.

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Best Gifts for kids 2019: toys, gadgets, ideas and what not to buy

2019-12-20 13:08

Demand is growing for toys which encourage kids to be more interactive in their play.

Panarottis stops its 'eat as much as you can' pizza special on Thursdays

2019-12-06 15:52

It will be replaced with a new Thursday special, called 'The Big Family Feast'.

Cyber Monday tech deals are in full swing – here are our handpicked bargains

2019-12-02 12:02

For those of you still nursing stiff fingers from Black Friday, we’ve handpicked deals for you. Here they are.

These will be the most popular toys in South Africa for Christmas 2019, Toys R Us predicts

2019-11-07 06:50

Demand is growing for toys which encourage kids to be more interactive in their play.

Game is hiring extra staff and security – and a team of ‘high-transaction-volume IT specialists’ – for Black Friday 2019

2019-11-04 17:32

Game says most stores will be open from midnight on Black Friday, which falls on 29 November in 2019.

These were the retailers with some of our favourite Black Friday deals last year – so you may want to watch them on 29 November

2019-10-29 08:39

Retailers tend to keep some of their best deals secret until the day, but history can be a good guide of who to watch.

Take a look: Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront just opened a R180 million extension - check out its customised floor tiles

2019-09-18 18:22

After 10 months of renovations, the V&A Waterfront has opened its R180 million extension.

Woolworths introduces a new vegan 'honee' alternative to honey

2019-09-12 12:05

Vegan honee is made from concentrated apple juice as opposed to honey, which is bee spit.

The iconic Milkybar is about to get a coconut makeover in South Africa – and believe it or not, our tasters very much approved

2019-09-02 09:26

The limited-edition version contains crispy grated coconut, and it works.

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