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JULY 2016 - THE SPY minister for state security, David Mahlobo taking his job very seriously at an election rally in Mbombela.

2016 – Year-In-Review

2016 - The Year In Review

2016 - The Year In Review

2016
Jan 15

Mpumalanga’s top student

Share this on WhatsAppThe province’s best learner, Sumaiya Jeewa, from Middelburg Muslim School was this year’s recipient of a Toyota Aygo and several other prizes. Share this on WhatsApp

Feb 12

Department suspends officials

Share this on WhatsAppDepartment of Human Settlements has confirmed that the officials have been suspended and face an internal disciplinary hearing for financial misconduct. Share this on WhatsApp

Feb 19

ANC leader defects to EFF

Share this on WhatsAppFormer Ehlanzeni regional executive member Sipho Monareng, who led the Save Mpumalanga ANC movement, joined to the Economic Freedom Fighters Share this on WhatsApp

Feb 26

ANCYL’s Sasekani joins legislature

Share this on WhatsAppOn 18 February ANCYL’s provincial secretary Sasekani Manzini was sworn in as a member of the provincial legislature, replacing ANC backbencher Basani Violet Nkuna, who “resigned”. Share this on WhatsApp

Feb 26

MECs are useless, looters

Share this on WhatsAppAfrican National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) deputy president Desmond Moela has accused MECs in Mpumalanga of being useless and looters. Share this on WhatsApp

Mar 04

EFF member stabbed at SOPA

Share this on WhatsAppEconomic Freedom Fighters (EFF) member Nduduzi Mnisi, from Hazyview, is stabbed during Premier David Mabuza’s State of the Province Address (Sopa). Share this on WhatsApp

Mar 27

ANC’s fake defection ritual

Share this on WhatsAppMembers of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Mpumalanga claim ANC coerced into a fake defection “ritual” against their will. Share this on WhatsApp

Apr 08

Mabuza, SACP smoke peace pipe

Share this on WhatsAppANC provincial chairperson apologises for the hardships he caused to activists due to his differences with the South African Communist Party (SACP). Share this on WhatsApp

Apr 15

ANC borrows from apartheid scripture

Share this on WhatsAppOn March 31 Constitutional Court ruled that President Jacob Zuma “failed to uphold, defend and respect the Constitution.” The ANC says its rule comes from God, quoting from Roman Chapter 13, the same scripture that the apartheid government used to justify apartheid rule. Share this on WhatsApp

May 13

Mandela’s R3 million video “vanishes”

Share this on WhatsAppThe R3 million video that Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s office paid for using taxpayer’s money as part of the province’s R70 million memorial services for late former President Nelson Mandela does not exist Share this on WhatsApp

May 13

Illegals will sh*t themselves

Share this on WhatsAppA Mpumalanga MEC threatened to deport illegal immigrants who participated in a mass protests, saying “bazonya.” Share this on WhatsApp

May 27

Mandela’s R4,5m unaccounted for

Share this on WhatsAppLeaked documents reveal that Mpumalanga premier’s office authorised the payment of R4,5 million to Carol Bouwer Productions (CBP), for an unidentified service as part of the province’s R70 million splurge for the late president Nelson Mandela memorial services in 2013. Share this on WhatsApp

Jun 24

Nkomazi municipality bans Malema

Share this on WhatsAppNkomazi local municipality has barred the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, from using a municipal stadium to address his supporters ahead of the local government elections. Share this on WhatsApp

Jun 30

Clash at Lily Mine

Share this on WhatsAppANC and EFF supporters clash at march to demand the resumption of rescue operation for three Lily Mine employees trapped underground Share this on WhatsApp

Jun 30

Probe killings, say widows

Share this on WhatsAppMpumalanga’s political widows, Pinky Mpatlanyane and Bony Mohlala want fresh probe into the killing of their husbands – Sammy and Jimmy respectively. This, after premier David Mabuza claimed he knew who was behind political killings. Share this on WhatsApp

Jul 29

SACP picket locked out

Share this on WhatsAppSACP pickets outside SABC offices. Mbombela City Centre and SABC management agree to lock the picketers out of the premises. Share this on WhatsApp

Jul 30

The Chief Spy at work

Share this on WhatsAppJULY 2016 – THE SPY minister for state security, David Mahlobo taking his job very seriously at an election rally in Mbombela, squeezed himself between the chairs of ANC president Jacob Zuma and ANC provincial chairperson David Mabuza. Share this on WhatsApp

Aug 12

Mabuza removes 4 MECs

Share this on WhatsAppPremier David Mabuza axes four MECs saying this was in response to dissatisfaction that the people of the province had raised. Share this on WhatsApp

Sep 09

Legislature’s tender family

Share this on WhatsAppLegislature exposed for getting quotes from only two companies  belonging to a couple, Nontokozo Manyisa, and her husband, Eddy Mabuza, who have alleged links to the legislature secretary, Linda Mwale. Share this on WhatsApp

Sep 23

Speaker’s lap of luxury

Share this on WhatsAppLegislature exposed after buying two luxury SUV vehicles costing almost R3 million for speaker Thandi Shongwe in 14 months. The other vehicle disappears after returning from panel beaters. Share this on WhatsApp

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