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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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Municipalities’ audits improve, but…

Municipalities in Mpumalanga have written off R331 million in the 2017/17 financial year, and this is attributed to their failure to investigate and act on irregular expenditure. The Auditor-General’s business executive manager responsible for Mpumalanga, Bomkazi Bhobo revealed this during ...

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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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No more writing on each other’s backs

More than 1500 learners at Inkhanyeti and Legogoto Primary schools in White River, Mpumulanga, will for the first time experience learning and writing on their own desks instead of each other’s backs, thanks to Timbercity and Tutudesks. Tutudesks is an ...

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School to be named after Nzima

A public school to be named after the legendary and award winning photo-journalist Sam Nzima will be built in Lillydale. This was announced by the premier, Refilwe Mtsweni during her maiden policy and budget speech on Tuesday. “During the funeral of ...

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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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Listeriosis virus claims 11 in Mpumalanga

The recent outbreak of the Listeriosis virus has claimed the lives of eleven (11) people in the province. This was announced by the MEC of health, Gillion Mashego during his policy and budget speech at the provincial legislature on Tuesday. ...

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Hail storm leaves one dead

At least one person has been reported dead and many people left homeless after the heavy storm that swept across some parts of the Lowveld on Sunday night. According to police report, the 65 year old man from Piennar was ...

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Government plans to honour Lowveld massacre victims

Plans to finally honour and afford the victims of the 1986 Lowveld Massacre the respect and dignity they deserve are well underway and could happen sooner rather than later.  This was spelled out by the newly deployed MEC for Culture, ...

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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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