Yearly Archives: 2015

DSTV price increase

DStv prices from 2000 to 2015 A DStv price increase is set to kick in on 1 April 2015 – this is how DStv’s prices have changed over the past 15 years March 2, 2015 29 Comments MultiChoice has announced a price increase for its satellite pay TV platform DStv, which is set to kick in…
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Netflix in South Africa: be careful what you wish for All indications are that Netflix wants to launch in South Africa (and everywhere else), but would you really stop using the US version Netflix recently confirmed that its plans for globaldomination expansion include South Africa, which it said it intends to serve by the end…
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Eskom, how much will it cost

How much it will cost you to say “Goodbye Eskom” Eskom load shedding is here to stay, and electricity prices in South Africa are expected to increase significantly. Here is how much it will cost to quit Eskom In South Africa there are a few certainties: corrupt politicians, roads full of potholes, the SA cricket…
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Bad news from Eskom

Very bad news from Eskom Electricity demand is projected to outstrip supply until Friday, which means that South Africans can expect load shedding for the rest of the week Eskom executives were reportedly in emergency meetings on Monday as almost a third of its generation fleet was unavailable and load shedding was escalated to stage…
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False Matric numbers revealed

False Matric numbers revealed The number of matriculants who passed in 2014 is much lower than many media reports suggest The Department of Basic Education (DBE) announced the matric results for public schools on the evening of Monday, 5 January 2015. Two important numbers were disclosed in the course of the proceedings: the number of…
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