Jo'burg born and bred, Lisa Steyn couldn’t imagine a more exciting time or place to be a journalist.When denied a spot to study graphic design, she wouldn’t have guessed it was really a stroke of luck. Steyn instead took up journalism as a fall-back option not expecting the course to lead to a career as a reporter. While at the University of Pretoria she also majored in English and Visual Communication and went on to acquire an honours in journalism from Wits University. She came on board the Mail & Guardian's business team at the end of 2011, but was already a familiar face at the publication after taking part in its internship programme in 2010.
No control will adequately curb the harm that may be caused to citizens by online gambling, so it must remain banned, the government states.
The government plans to grant oil companies licences to begin exploring the Karoo for gas from as early as July this year.
Inflation figures are good, but uncertainty over the oil price raises a question about interest rates.
The utility’s rebate project failed to reach its target for the installation of solar systems, and the energy department will now run the initiative.
The power utility employed car analogies to explain that poor generator maintenance will be to blame for the lack of electricity in the near future.
The installation of rooftop photovoltaic panels is on the rise, but South Africa is not as solar-friendly as it could be.
After a rescue package from the national treasury last year Eskom's financial woes are far from alleviated, and won't be for years to come.
The petrol price has already dropped and, with a little time, the cost of food will be lower. But the oil price is likely to rise again, experts warn.
The state-owned power utility is running on empty after forking out billions of rands to power up the grid with costly diesel.
The energy firm's largest investment in the United States is likely to be in jeopardy if the current conditions prevail.