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Fires indiscriminate as they wreak heartbreak and trauma across Cape society

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille‚ suburban families in upmarket Cape Town and Winelands farm workers share something in common today - the terror of the firestorm tearing through the province.
Electricity pylons are seen in front of the cooling towers at the Lethabo Thermal Power Station,an Eskom coal-burning power station near Sasolburg in the northern Free State province

Eskom receives payment plan from Madibeng Municipality

Eskom has suspended planned electricity interruptions in Madibeng Municipality in North West on Wednesday after receiving a proposed payment plan from the municipality.

Almost 80% of people polled say they will not buy a Ford

Almost 80% of people who voted in an online poll conducted by TimesLIVE on Tuesday said they would not buy a Ford if they were in the market for a new car.

Gauteng to open three new schools‚ expand others to accommodate unplaced pupils

The Gauteng education department says it has a solution to its pupil placement problem – it will open three new schools and expand others in 2017.

Two people killed in collision between two trucks and bakkie

Two people were killed and three others injured when two trucks and a bakkie collided on the M7 East before Wakesleigh Road in Durban on Tuesday‚ Rescue Care said.