Eskom’s 5.23% increase is unjustified

Although we feel somewhat vindicated with the fact that Eskom was granted 5.23% versus the 19.9% initially requested, we feel that any increase still sends the wrong message to Eskom. There should have been no increase granted. Industry, and the consumer, can ill afford any increase in tariffs with an ailing economy growing at less […]

Janine Myburgh and Brett Herron experience first-hand the inhumanity of train commuting

Suburban trains are packed way beyond their capacity. The conditions are inhuman and much worse than I could possibly have imagined. Myself and Mr Brett Herron, the member of the City Council’s Mayoral Committee responsible for transport, boarded an early morning train at Kraaifontein station to gain first-hand experience of what train commuters suffer every […]