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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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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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Mandla Ndlovu can lose but still win, says PEC

It will be a matter of having his cake and eating it for ANC provincial secretary, Mandla Ndlovu, when the organisation holds its provincial general council next month to fill vacancies that resulted from the election of three leaders into ...

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VIDEO: MEC Kholwane explains PRET-Govt relationship

Mpumalanga’s MEC for finance and economic development and tourism has denied that the provincial government was funding the Practical Radical Economic Transformation (PRET). PRET is registered as a non-profit making organisation for unemployed young people, however, the organisation is known ...

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PRET is like a child that’s out of control, Gvt

WATCH  Mpumalanga’s MEC for finance and economic development and tourism has denied that the provincial government was funding the Practical Radical Economic Transformation (PRET). PRET is registered as a non-profit making organisation for unemployed young people, however, the organisation is ...

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I – Maria Refilwe Mtsweni swear

Refilwe Mtsweni, the former MEC for Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has been appointed as Mpumalanga province’s fifth premier and the province’s first female premier since 1994. The provincial legislature unanimously elected Mtsweni at a sitting of the legislature ...

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SANCO cuts ties with the ANC

The South African National Civics Organisation in Mpumalanga is considering contesting the 2019 general elections. The organisation says that this decision was motivated by its ally, the African National Congress’s failure to “honour Alliance resolutions”. “The Extended PWC resolved to ...

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