Manufacturer of recalled pilchards in hot water

The National Consumer Commission says West Point Processors failed to inform it about the recall as per regulations. Courtesy #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG – The manufacturer of recalled pilchards is in trouble. The National Consumer Commission says West Point Processors failed to inform it about the recall as per regulations. WATCH: Consumer Commission questions pilchards’ recall The commission has now ordered all wholesalers, retailers and informal traders to remove the recalled pilchards from their shelves. A canning deficiency has resulted in a […]

Soweto residents march against electricity cuts

eNCA’s Masego Rahlaga is on the ground with the latest. Courtesy #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG – Soweto residents have taken to the streets on Tuesday demanding free electricity, housing and land. Residents of Soweto and various other townships threatened to shut the province down ahead of the State of the Province Address by Premier David Makhura. They say they are fed up with electricity cuts that go on for days. READ: Soweto residents refuse to pay electricity bills This comes also a […]

Women sterilised by force or coercion in SA want justice

eNCA reporter Masego Rahlaga spoke to one of the women. Viewers are advised that some of the visuals may be upsetting. Courtesy #DStv403 Warning: Viewers are advised that some of the visuals may be upsetting. JOHANNESBURG – Women sterilised by force or coercion in South Africa’s public hospitals hope they are a step closer to justice. They’ve welcomed the release of a report saying the act is cruel and torturous. The report has been authored by the Commission for Gender […]

Melville shooting: Business has taken a dip

The deadly New Year’s shooting in Melville, Johannesburg, has been bad for local business, but it’s slowly getting better. JOHANNESBURG – The deadly New Year’s shooting in Melville, Johannesburg, has been bad for local business, but it’s slowly getting better – so says the owner of Poppy’s restaurant, Juby Raja. It was just outside her eatery that two women were killed and six other revellers wounded in a drive-by shooting. READ: Two killed, several wounded in Melville drive-by shooting Two […]

Zuma could attend opening of KZN legislature

The former president returned to South Africa from Cuba on Saturday after receiving medical treatment there. DURBAN – He may have been too sick to appear in court, but Jacob Zuma might be attending the opening of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature. The former president returned to South Africa from Cuba on Saturday after receiving medical treatment there. Zuma’s expected attendance at the State of the Province Address has been confirmed by the Speaker – provided he’s in good health, of course. […]

Pilchards recall widens

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specification has now ordered a national recall of all 400g tins of pilchards in both tomato and chili sauces, with immediate effect. JOHANNESBURG – The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) has ordered the removal of certain brands of tinned pilchards from shelves, adding more names to the recall announced at the weekend. Consumers who recently bought 400 gram tins of pilchards in tomato sauce manufactured by West Point Processors were told to return them. […]