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No load shedding on the cards this Christmas: Eskom

25 December 2019, 2:12 PM

Eskom says no load shedding is on the cards for Christmas Day but could be implemented at short notice.

‘It doesn’t matter if it’s Christmas’: Hong Kong pro-democracy activists keep up protests

25 December 2019, 2:03 PM

Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched through Christmas-decorated shopping malls chanting pro-democracy slogans on Wednesday as police fired tear gas to disperse crowds gathering on nearby streets.

Steve Biko Academic Hospital celebrates Christmas babies

25 December 2019, 11:42 AM

A stork has delivered two bundles of joy at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital on Wednesday morning.

The homeless excited about Christmas despite lack of sumptuous dishes

25 December 2019, 11:39 AM

It’s a time for sharing and giving. But many across the world are excluded from this generosity. For the homeless, Christmas is just another reminder of their plight. Reporter Jayed-Leigh Paulse visited some of the familiar faces on the streets of Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape. She spoke to Joleen Finnis, who is raising […]

Cape Town refugees spend Christmas at Central Methodist Church

25 December 2019, 11:00 AM

A group of about 600 refugees are celebrating their first Christmas inside the Central Methodist Church adjacent to Greenmarket Square in the Cape Town CBD.

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Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth’s husband, leaves hospital in time for Christmas

24 December 2019, 2:32 PM

Britain’s Prince Philip, the 98-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, was released from a London hospital on Tuesday and   joined other members of the royal family for their Christmas celebrations.

Traffic volumes expected to peak as Christmas draws near

24 December 2019, 11:23 AM

Traffic volumes heading into KwaZulu-Natal are expected to peak at the various toll routes today as holiday makers heads to the province.

US military tracking Santa and a ‘Christmas gift’ from North Korea

24 December 2019, 7:09 AM

While the North American Aerospace Defense Command stays alert for any signs of a North Korea missile launch – what officials in Pyongyang have described as a “Christmas gift” – it is also tracking the legendary figure who delivers presents to children across the world, the command said on Monday.

Eskom promises no load shedding in the build-up to Christmas

23 December 2019, 9:25 PM

Some peace of mind for South Africans as Eskom promises no load shedding in the build-up to Christmas.

Black Christmas for some Dobsonville residents

23 December 2019, 5:32 PM

Dobsonville residents in Soweto have been without electricity for over three weeks now. Residents say this blackout is a result of a faulty transformer, which has been giving problems since 2015.



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