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ANC’s “apartheid” scripture a surprise to church leaders

The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has warned the African National Congress (ANC) against using the same Biblical scriptures that apartheid presidents often quoted to defend racial discrimination and oppression in the past. This follows a recent statement from ...

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“My ears are intact,” says councillor

A Mpumalanga capital city councillor has denied media reports that both his ears were cut off when angry community members attacked him the nomination of a ward councillor in Kanyamazane outside Mbombela. The councillor, Bheki Zulu, who is also the ...

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Five things that the premier MUST remove from his 2016 SOPA

Mpumalanga premier, David Mabuza, will be presenting his ninth state of the province address this morning. Millions of taxpayers’ money will be spent, merely to give the political head of the province the platform to make groundbreaking announcements. Now, the ...

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Municipality probes official for feeding residents “black” water

The Emakhazeni local municipality in Mpumalanga is investigating an official who is accused of deliberately supplying dirty water to the community of Siyathuthuka township in Emakhazeni. The municipality’s executive mayor Hamza Ngwenya confirmed with African Eye News Service (AENS) that ...

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SA govt fails amputated girl (8)

An eight year-old girl’s dream of becoming a medical doctor has been given a lifeline after the Mpumalanga Department of Education agreed to give her a conditional admission at a local school. Like most children her age, Sibongile Mgwenya was ...

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Why was Comrade Lucky Ndinisa just another Rat on the run?

I will not respond to Cde Maviyo’s confusion on the hat that he chose to respond to, because I also don’t subscribe to asking which hats people and comrades wear whenever I engage in the battle of ideas. (Ziwaphi Vol ...

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Phosa reinstates criminal charges against Venter

In a dramatic turn of events, former Mpumalanga premier and ANC treasurer-general, Mathews Phosa has reinstated all the criminal charges that he had previously suspended against his former butler, Jan Venter. “I have opened a case of crimen injuria against ...

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Mbombela stadium forged letter

This is the letter with a forged signature of acting municipal manager for Mbombela, Sgananda Siboza, that was presented at a Gauteng FNB branch by a person linked to Lefika Emerging Equity, a company owned by Kaizer Chiefs manager, Bobby Motaung, for a bank ...

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Future stars being prepared for life after soccer

Budding soccer players may no longer face a bleak future if their careers come to an abrupt end. Thanks to an initiative by the South African Breweries and the South African Football Association of establishing a bursary scheme aimed at ...

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The ANC that Lucky Ndinisa created

The 12th African National Congress provincial conference has come and gone, and David “The Cat” Mabuza has been reinstated – UNOPOSED. Predictably, he believes that’s a sign of unity of the organisation, but for those who have lost, even without ...

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