Queen bows out of COP26 summit

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has pulled out of the COP26 conference in Glasgow next week after she was advised by doctors to rest, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday, in a blow to the United Nations climate summit.

IOL says SA decuplets trafficked

In what could be the biggest story coming out of South Africa this year, the Independent Media or IOL says its investigation has revealed that the Tembisa decuplets were trafficked. According to the newspaper group, Gosiame Sithole gave birth to 10 babies at Tembisa...

African Union suspends Sudan

 The African Union has suspended Sudan from all of its activities until civilian rule in the country is restored, saying it rejected the military takeover as an ‘unconstitutional’ seizure of power. The BBC meanwhile reports that European Union diplomats in...

Eskom implements stage 4 power cuts

Eskom has implemented stage four load-shedding from 12 o’clock today until five o’clock on Friday morning due to further shortages of generation capacity. Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Matshantsha told Newsflash that over the past 24 hours a unit each at Medupi, Kusile...

World Savings Day 2021

Every year World Savings Day or World Thrift Day is celebrated globally on 31 October to call attention to the importance of savings as a way to reduce poverty. The day seeks to promote the virtue of wise spending, as well as saving money in banks and reaping rewards...