Written By: VOW FM NEWS President Cyril Ramaphosa said two million jobs were created through the presidential stimulus.   Read President Cyril Ramaphosa’s full speech below:   Fellow South Africans, We gather here in the province of the Western Cape in the aftermath of ferocious and unforgiving storms that caused damage to homes, businesses and […]

Written by: Kwena Seema   According to the latest data from Stats SA, annual consumer price inflation stood at 5.2% in May, unchanged from April. This comes after five consecutive months of decline, food & NAB inflation remained steady at 4, 7% in May, unchanged from April. Bread & cereals continued to trend downward, slowing […]

Written by: Khanyisile Yende   The embattled power utility City Power’s recent decision to impose a new R200 fixed service charge (R230 including VAT) on the prepaid high-usage electricity tariff, effective from 1 July 2024. Electricity tariffs in Johannesburg were increased by 12.7% on Monday. The new rates that kicked in this week include a […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   The National Prosecuting Authority has dropped all charges against rapper and television presenter, Molemo ‘Jub Jub’ Maarohanye, following a thorough review of the police case docket and defense representations. The charges against Maarohanye surfaced when his ex-girlfriend, Amanda du Pont, alleged that Jub Jub had sexually assaulted her in their […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   ActionSA has rejected the unjustified new electricity service charges imposed by City Power on Johannesburg residents following a Council sitting where ActionSA was outvoted. Political parties, including ANC, EFF, PA, Al-Jamah-ah, AIC, AHC, APC, ATM, Cope, and Good, supported the imposition of a fixed monthly service charge of R200 on […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   The Save South Africa Civil Movement urges the newly appointed Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Angie Motshega, to decline her position for the sake of the country. The movement believes that Motshega is not a suitable person for the role. “ It is our view that such a demanding […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   The majority of South Africans, according to the Save South Africa Civic Movement, believe the negotiations to form a government of national unity are pointless. For the first time since 1997, the African National Congress (ANC) has been forced to form a government of national unity (GNU). The ANC, losing […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   Residents of the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) will pay an additional 12.72% as of July 1, 2024, while those who purchase the Extended Social Package will pay 6.21% more. According to City Power, the results of their cost of supply analysis and the conversations that took place during the most […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Zizi Kodwa has resigned from the cabinet due to corruption charges. Kodwa and former EOH boss Jehan Mackay appeared at the Specialised Commercial Crimes court, accusing Mackay of allegedly winning R400 million in government contracts through his relationship with the minister. The pair, each granted […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   Votes from a close national election had South Africans on edge, as early returns showed the African National Congress doing poorly. Following the recent elections, which saw the ANC lose its legislative majority, the party now faces a critical decision that will shape South Africa’s future. With just 40% of […]

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