Maimane: Eskom must declare national energy crisis – Mail & Guardian Online

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The DA’s parliamentary leader also said that government should follow a “World Cup approach” to completing the Medupi and Kusile power stations. The DA has demanded that President Jacob Zuma sign the Ismo Bill into law, which will open the electricity grid to independent power producers. (Delwyn Verasamy. M&G) Eskom must declare the rolling blackouts a national crisis, Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane said on Tuesday. Maimane was speaking outside the offices of the public enterprises ministry in Pretoria where he handed over a list of demands addressed to minister Lynne Brown. “The president, the public enterprises minister and Eskom must come clean and acknowledge that load shedding is indicative of a national…

34 partners with Castle to fire up the nation this National Braai Day! – Bizcommunity.com

It’s a well known fact that South Africans are a passionate nation. Over the past decade many brands have successfully marketed to the specific passions of South Africans, and none so more successfully than one of the countries most iconic brands, Castle Lager. National Braai Day event – match boxes For the first time in 2013, Castle Lager will build on their existing connection with South Africa’s passion for sport by tapping into another well loved past time – The Braai. As a leading below-the-line and shopper marketing agency, 34 have developed a national TTL campaign for Castle Lager to truly leverage the Braai occasion and own a space that comes as naturally to South…