Eskom – Rotek – Shanahan

Since 2008, Shanahan Engineering has had an ongoing relationship with Rotek, the dedicated maintainence arm of Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned electricity provider.    In late 2012, Shanahan Engineering’smaintenance solutions division won a competitive contract to supply turbine supervisors, senior supervisors and turbine artisans to various Eskom power stations across South Africa including Camden, Lethabo, Kendal,… Continue reading Eskom – Rotek – Shanahan

Ship 20  Static Fire testing (Musk)

* Nasa article of 22 October 2021 reported about Ship 20 completed another milestone with its Static Fire testing.   The RVac engine fired up for the first time on a Starship. Then, it fired up again later during the evening, this time accompanied by a sea-level Raptor ignition.   Meanwhile, another milestone was achieved at the… Continue reading Ship 20  Static Fire testing (Musk)

Taiwan

Vanuit die ooste word waargeneem daar is sprake van 'n moontlike inval betrokke?   Probeer China om Taiwan met "magsvertoon" of "magsbeheer" te bedreig of is dit iets anders?    Verskeie lande het dit erken dat Taiwan ten volle soewerein is.   Lande kan tog nie hul stemme herroep vir die onafhanklikheid van 'n land nie.   China… Continue reading Taiwan

Malema – September 2021 – land

  In a statement on 24 September 2021, they said they would like to remind South Africans that “there is no heritage without the land”.     The EFF would like to reiterate the call for the return of the stolen land through amending section 25 of the Constitution to allow for expropriation of land without… Continue reading Malema – September 2021 – land

Affirmative Action law – Regstellende aksie wetgewing

Temba A Nolutshungu wrote recently an article about affirmative action policies that are politically, economically and morally bankrupt.      He stated how tragic it is that black people themselves are complicit in this morally egregious, economically irrational and demonstrably counterproductive policy. * TEMBA wrote “It is self-destructive for any society to create a situation… Continue reading Affirmative Action law – Regstellende aksie wetgewing

Lake Victoria – Africa

Before the 1960's, the lake had had high fish species diversity of more than 500 fish species, mostly local cichlids, carps, and minnows, but these were reduced to less than 300 species after the Nile perch was introduced, which caused a decrease in the clearness of the water.  The lake generates over 150 million dollars… Continue reading Lake Victoria – Africa

UPL – Durban – Cornubia warehouse fire

Two statements were made on UPL website - on 17 and 19 July 2021 respectively about this sabotage and blaze.       The question is, before such a type of business is set up and put into operation, the municipality is supposed to do various environmental and other impact studies (three governments).  Has this ever… Continue reading UPL – Durban – Cornubia warehouse fire

Western Europe floods

Heavy flooding in Western Europe - people were trapped in their homes.   Some houses washed away with the river of water.  Record rainfall has caused swollen rivers to burst their banks and wash away homes and other buildings in western Europe – leading to more than 90 casualties and over 1000 people missing. Data from… Continue reading Western Europe floods

Proposed Pepuda legislation

  PEPUDA is an acronym for the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act and is otherwise known as the “Equality Act”.  It was passed into law in 2000 to give teeth to section 9 of the South African Constitution, which prohibits unfair discrimination – including “hate speech” – on a wide range… Continue reading Proposed Pepuda legislation

Eskom – Koeberg

Eskom has suspended its general manager, Velaphi Ntuli at the Koeberg Power station, while investigations are being conducted into his performance at the nuclear power station.  Unit 1 is not working since January 2021. * Eskom design faults* Mantshantsha also said Chief Nuclear Officer, Riedewaan Bakardien will oversee all the operations of the power station… Continue reading Eskom – Koeberg

Eskom – media

  Eskom het op 14 Mei 2021 'n berig op hul webtuiste geplaas waarin die publiek gewaarsku word teen valse en kwaadwillige verslaggewing deur sommige titels wat verband hou met die groep "Independent Newspaper" en maatskappye.   In die jongste verslag van hierdie groep word beweer dat Eskom onwettig opgetree het met die aanstelling van en… Continue reading Eskom – media

Pan African parliament – Malema – I’ll kill you outside”

  MALEMA  - “I'll kill you outside. Outside this meeting, I will kill you.”  These words, clearly audible in video posted on the Pan-African Parliament's YouTube channel, were said by EFF leader Julius Malema during a heated exchange on Thursday.  The comment was seemingly aimed at another MP, by a visibly angry Malema. According to News24, the… Continue reading Pan African parliament – Malema – I’ll kill you outside”

State Capture 25 May 2021 Dudu Myeni

A criminal charge must be laid against former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni for her defiance of a summons, says Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.   Myeni was scheduled to appear before the commission on Tuesday at 9 m. Her lawyer, advocate Nqabayethu Buthelezi, pleaded with the inquiry that Myeni had no intention to defy the… Continue reading State Capture 25 May 2021 Dudu Myeni

Biovac institute

The Biovac Institute, a South African vaccine company, is formulating expansion plans aimed at helping Africa become more self-sufficient when its comes to accessing the immunizing shots.   The coronavirus outbreak has highlighted the continent’s reliance on imported vaccines, with limited shot-making facilities only present in South Africa, Senegal and Egypt. * Biovac, which is 47.5%… Continue reading Biovac institute

Turkey Floating Karpowership

R218 billion for powerships in South African harbours - Karpowership SA (KPSA), is a South African company that is 49% Black owned.   Karpowership is a member of Karadeniz Energy Group, Istanbul, Turkey. The group is a pioneer in innovative energy projects for the last 20 years, with investments in domestic and international markets. The group… Continue reading Turkey Floating Karpowership

Remgro – B-BSEB-B-BBEE

Webtuistes oor die algemeen word gevul met rassisme, diskriminasie teenoor konserwatiewe blankes, Boere en Afrikaners.  Remgro, Coke of ander is beslis nie die enigstes wat ons probeer ondergrawe nie.  Meeste groot maatskappye en besighede, soos oa. Remgro is behep met die ANC-EFF-DA en ander in parlement se rassistiese  en swart bemagtiging wetgewings wat hand aan… Continue reading Remgro – B-BSEB-B-BBEE

Ivermectin – FDA approved

* The FDA-approved drug ivermectin inhibits the replication of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro Ivermectin is an inhibitor of the COVID-19 causative virus (SARS-CoV-2) in vitro. A single treatment able to effect ~5000-fold reduction in virus at 48 h in cell culture. Ivermectin is FDA-approved for parasitic infections, and therefore has a potential for repurposing. Ivermectin is widely available,… Continue reading Ivermectin – FDA approved