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Legislature resorts to apartheid-style, dirty tricks

Mpumalanga provincial legislature has resorted to apartheid-era style dirty tricks and disinformation campaign against the publisher of Ziwaphi following the newspaper’s exposé of irregularities in the legislature. Some of the dirty tricks include the creation and use of fake Facebook ...

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ANC deputy chief whip’s husband appears in court for faking hijacking

The husband of the ANC’s deputy chief whip in the national parliament appeared at the Nkomazi magistrates court  for allegedly faking a hijacking, and police are investigating him for further charges following the discovery of a hunting rifle in his ...

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The New NEC announced

The African National Congress wrapped its five-day 54th National Conference held at NASREC outside Soweto in the early hours of Thursday by announcing the 80 members of the national executive committee (NEC). Mpumalanga province has a representation of 11 members ...

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How government money flowed

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How minister Bongo may have profited from dodgy land deals

A leaked forensic report shows how the minister of state security, Thomas Bongani Bongo, may have illegally benefited from money that the Mpumalanga provincial government paid for the purchase of land at Emalahleni local municipality. Bongo, (referred to in the report ...

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The mystery of Order No: 05439

Mpumalanga government’s department of culture, sports and recreation has remained mum on an enquiry regarding an order that it issued and payment was made. According to whistle blowers within the department, a payment of R117 000 was paid to a ...

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Nominate NDZ/ DD SAYS NGO

WATCH VIDEO: Leaders and official structures of the African National Congress in Mpumalanga province have not publicly declared their preferred leaders in the coming national conference of the governing party, but a private has provided a hint of the province’s ...

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Domestic violence, rape victims afraid to report

Domestic violence and rape victims are still afraid to report cases to get help, and those who report them, they do it with full of doubt, GRIP. Speaking to a social worker at Greater Rape Intervention Programme, Thandiwe Maseko, said ...

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Woman blames police inaction for her abuse

A Mpumalanga woman who has been abused by her police husband blames the police for failing to act by repossessing his state issued firearm and reprimand the suspect.  Khabo Maseko (not he real name) who was married to the officer, ...

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Chaos at Mpumalanga’s COSATU march, as premier fails to receive memorandum

The Mpumalanga leg off the nation-wide strike by the Congress of the South African Trade Unions turned ugly on Wednesday morning when police fired a stun grenades and the province’s premier failed to receive the memorandum of demands on state ...

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