There has been a complete transition to digital broadcasting in five provinces.

Icasa, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, will have access to the high demand spectrum from the five provinces by the 1st of July. These provinces have completed the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting in their entirety. Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Khumbudzo Ntshavheni gave an update to the media on Friday, … Read more

Expanded Tigane processing facilities are now operational at Country Bird.

The newly expanded Supreme Chicken Tigane chicken production facility owned by Southern African agricultural company Country Bird Holdings (CBH) was officially launched on June 23, marking the culmination of over five years of planning and the realisation of R180 million worth of investment. The facility is located in Hartebeesfontein, in the North West province of … Read more

Stage 4 load-shedding continued into the weekend because an unlawful strike is causing disruptions at coal facilities.

Stage 4 load-shedding has been prolonged till Sunday by Eskom, which has also refrained from releasing a system prognosis for the upcoming week. Stage 4 load-shedding was first enforced at 11:00 on Friday, June 24, after an unlawful strike led to the loss of further coal output. After unplanned unavailability across the fleet rose to … Read more

TNPA kicks out an ambitious R9.1 billion infrastructure development initiative over the next seven years.

In addition to the “reimagined” operational model that was introduced by the Transnet National Port Authority (TNPA) in November of the previous year and the increased efficiency initiatives that are currently being implemented, the state-owned utility has announced that it will spend R9.1 billion over the course of the next seven years on capital projects … Read more