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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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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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Give me a better job or else…

A sexual harassment victim at the Mpumalanga provincial legislature may have used the incident to blackmail the legislature speaker and secretary into giving her a job with better perks in exchange for her silence. In a letter, which was leaked to ...

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SANCO prefers Cyril

The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) Mpumalanga Province convened its  7th Elective Provincial Conference of SANCO in Mpumalanga on the 2nd of June 2017 at Badplaas Aventura ,Manzana (formerly Badplaas). Mpumalanga’s South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO), wants African ...

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Cyril Ramaphosa will not steal your money, COSATU

Nkomazi – The Congress of South African Trade Unions says that there would be no need for government to build a house for deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa when he becomes president. In a thinly veiled reference to the R250m that ...

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