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Fear that “negligent” doctors are still at work

For more than three weeks, Mpumalanga’s health authorities have failed to answer a media enquiry on whether they have or would be taking action against two doctors accused of medical malpractice. Mbombela based attorney, Silungu Thobela, successfully sued Mpumalanga health ...

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ANC distances itself from “sex pest”

The African National Congress in Mpumalanga province has distanced itself from the actions of a senior legislature employee who is accused of sexual harassment against a fellow female employee. The ruling party’s provincial spokesperson, Sasekani Manzini, condemned any form of ...

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EFF member shot at Malema rally

Mpumalanga police are investigating a case of attempted murder following a shooting incident in which an Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) member sustained an injury to his leg while attending a Julius Malema election campaign in Nkomazi. The shooting took place ...

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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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ANCYL regional secretary gets bail for shooting EFF member

Ehlanzeni regional secretary of the ANC youth league in Mpumalanga Pholoso Mbatsane who was arrested in connection with attempted murder to an EFF member has been released on bail. Mbatsane, 30, was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly shot EFF member ...

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ANCYL leader in court for murder

An ANC Youth League (ANCYL) regional leader in Mpumalanga has appeared in court in connection with murder. Bheki Lubisi, 28, who is chairman of the ANCYL in the Ehlanzeni region, was initially arrested along with four community members at Driekoppies ...

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20 witnesses to testify in ex-HOD’s R140m fraud case

More than 20 witnesses are expected to testify in the R140 million fraud case against former head of the Mpumalanga community safety, security and liaison department Thulani Sibuyi when the case resumes in May 2014. Sibuyi, 37, and his co-accused, ...

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January murders politically motivated, NPA

The NPA has confirmed that the January Murders were politically motivated and needed special attention. The murders include those of Mpatlanyane, Mbombela local municipality speaker Jimmy Mohlala and ANC chief whip in the Ehlanzeni district municipality Johan Ndlovu. All three ...

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Drama, outrage during Bobby’s court case

Drama erupted in the Nelspruit regional court during the appearance of Kaizer Chiefs soccer boss Bobby Motaung and his co-accused, Herbert Theledi and Chris Grib on Monday. The defence lashed out at the prosecuting team for charging their clients without ...

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Premier welcomes arrest of Bobby Motaung and others

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has welcomed the arrest of suspects implicated in a R143 million fraud case relating to the construction of the Mbombela Stadium for the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup. Mabuza was speaking at the handover of four ...

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