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Kanyamazane rejects Premier again

Residents of Kanyamazane have once more prevented embattled Mpumalanga Premier, Refilwe Mtsweni from addressing them.  This was after Mtsweni’s Spokesperson, Zibonele Mncwango had issued a Media alert that she would be addressing the community at Kanyamazane on Monday morning. Police ...

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Premier fires, reappoints visionless MEC Mashego

In an unexpected move, Mpumalanga premier, Refilwe Mtshweni removed the MEC for health Gillion Mashego, but shortly after announcing his removal, she told journalists that, in fact Mashego will remain as MEC in the department of public works, roads and ...

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Premier’s Office won’t report thief

The Office of the Premier has admitted that a fraud perpetrator is still in the employ of government, and that they will not report him to the police. In response to a media enquiry following an investigation by Ziwaphi, premier’s ...

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Dodgy heads of department busted

The MEC for finance and economic development and tourism has accused heads of departments in Mpumalanga province of abusing government policy to mismanage funds allocated to departments. Kholwane decried that HODs budget for specific items, knowing very well that they ...

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Mandla Ndlovu can lose but still win, says PEC

It will be a matter of having his cake and eating it for ANC provincial secretary, Mandla Ndlovu, when the organisation holds its provincial general council next month to fill vacancies that resulted from the election of three leaders into ...

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VIDEO: MEC Kholwane explains PRET-Govt relationship

Mpumalanga’s MEC for finance and economic development and tourism has denied that the provincial government was funding the Practical Radical Economic Transformation (PRET). PRET is registered as a non-profit making organisation for unemployed young people, however, the organisation is known ...

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I want to die – says patient after neglect at hospital

WATCH VIDEO Every patient’s wish when he or she gets to hospital is to be healed and to improve their longevity. After all, the dictionary describes a hospital as an institution providing medical and surgical treatment and nursing care for sick or injured people. ...

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PRET is like a child that’s out of control, Gvt

WATCH  Mpumalanga’s MEC for finance and economic development and tourism has denied that the provincial government was funding the Practical Radical Economic Transformation (PRET). PRET is registered as a non-profit making organisation for unemployed young people, however, the organisation is ...

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I – Maria Refilwe Mtsweni swear

Refilwe Mtsweni, the former MEC for Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has been appointed as Mpumalanga province’s fifth premier and the province’s first female premier since 1994. The provincial legislature unanimously elected Mtsweni at a sitting of the legislature ...

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SANCO cuts ties with the ANC

The South African National Civics Organisation in Mpumalanga is considering contesting the 2019 general elections. The organisation says that this decision was motivated by its ally, the African National Congress’s failure to “honour Alliance resolutions”. “The Extended PWC resolved to ...

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