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A prize on Nyoni’s head

Mpumalanga ANC chairperson candidate, Peter Nyoni believes there’s a hit against him by fellow ANC comrades who hate the fact that he’s vying the chairperson position.  Nyoni who sometimes hires body guards when addressing his supporters, says he sensed that ...

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Nkamba out, Mashiteng in: Kholwane rings the changes

On Monday this week, MEC for finance economic development and tourism, unveiled a new head for the provincial treasury to replace embattled Nombedesho Nkamba who was forced out of the department in October. In a statement released by the department ...

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NGRAYI: Arrested again

The law has finally caught up with ANC strongman, Ngrayi Ngwenya, following his arrest on Tuesday, or has it? If convicted, it will be for the fifth time that ANC Ehlanzeni regional chairperson, Ngwenya, has been convicted of the same ...

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EFF to report free-spending MEC to Ramaphosa after R230 000 cellphone splurge

Economic Freedom Fighters will report Mpumalanga’s MEC for culture, sports, and recreation to president Cyril Ramaphosa after she splurged R231724,93 on her cellphone in just three months. This was after Mpumalanga premier Refilwe Mtsweni refused to accede to the EFF’s demands to ...

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Ziwaphi article an attack on government, Mncwango

On 28 September 2018, the print edition of Ziwaphi published an article, “How The Deputy President Fooled Mpumalanga for Eight Years,” following months of investigation of two infrastructure projects, the High-Altitude Training Centre at Emakhazeni and the Creative Industries Cultural Hub ...

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How official may have abused taxpayers’ money to buy underwear, jeans etc.

Men’s underwear, designer jeans, jerseys and striped shirts, are some of the items that a manager in the Mpumalanga provincial legislature allegedly bought using the tax-payers’ money. An investigation by Ziwaphi has uncovered how a Mpumalanga provincial legislature senior manager ...

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How the deputy president fooled Mpumalanga people

2012 - The year he promised construction was starting.

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“This thing doesn’t look like Mandela”

  When Mpumalanga premier, Refilwe Mtshweni, unveiled the province’s first Madiba statue, I received a Whatsapp message accompanied by a picture: “This thing doesn’t look like Mandela”, read the message. As an artist myself, I sympathised with the sculptor, because ...

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IT magnate rejects “free” R5 million, gets death threats

A brave Johannesburg businessperson refused R5 million in exchange to being part of an arranged “joint venture” to siphon money from the Mpumalanga provincial legislature. The owner of Sarafusion (PTY) LTD, known only as Mr B Musaruwa, is an expert in ...

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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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