Covid-19 hits Media24 hard with newspapers and magazines facing closures

Johannesburg – The Covid-19 pandemic that has affected thousands of companies globally and in South Africa, has claimed another victim, media company, Media 24. Media said it is considering the closure of five magazines and two newspapers, outsourcing and reducing the frequency of its remaining monthly magazines, taking two newspapers digital and reducing staff in […]

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NW police open inquest docket after slain officer’s ex-boyfriend found dead

Johannesburg – North West police have opened an inquest docket after the ex-boyfriend of murdered officer Mamoitoyi Bouwer was found hanging from a tree. The body of Sando Khandile was found just outside Orkney over the weekend. This comes just a week after his former girlfriend Sergeant Bouwer was found dead at her home. Bouwer’s […]

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Truck drivers threaten national shutdown

Johannesburg – Truck drivers have threatened to shut down the country on Tuesday. They are protesting against the employment of foreign nationals in most sectors of the economy, and giving them lower wages. The drivers want the government to intervene. Spokesperson of All Truck Drivers Forum Michael Masimini says employers are contravening the Employment Services […]

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Turbocharged Mazda3 confirmed with 169kW and all-wheel drive

Mazda was only meant to reveal its new turbocharged Mazda3 on Wednesday, July 8, but the company’s Mexican division jumped the gun and posted it on their website and a video was uploaded on their YouTube channel on the weekend. The video shows that the turbocharged Mazda 3 will be fitted with a 2.5-litre turbo-petrol […]

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US sanctions make Huawei more of a security risk, says leaked report

The UK may reverse the decision it made allow Huawei as a supplier for the country’s 5G network build-out after a report concluded that US sanctions would make the Chinese telecom giant’s equipment less safe. According to the report from GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre, the restrictions on Huawei’s operations “will force the company to […]

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