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YES, I PAID VENTER: Admits Premier Mabuza’s lawyer

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s lawyer Ian Small-Smith has admitted paying money for Jan Venter’s legal fees in his cases against his former employer, Dr Mathews Phosa. Small-Smith’s startling admission follows Ziwaphi’s expose in the previous edition which published copies of ...

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R500k project teaches the art of crafting

Once they were unemployed, but now they are crafters who are already receiving orders from local and international markets. The 32 crafters, from Matsulu in Mpumalanga, are benefiting from a R500 000 training grant from the Department of Rural Development ...

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Rural residents welcome digital migration plans

The residents of Marite Trust in Mpumalanga can’t wait to switch from their analogue platform to digital terrestrial television (DTT). The residents, who live between Bushbuckridge and Hazyview, learned about DTT when communications minister Faith Muthambi recently visited their area ...

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Renowned painter Esther Mahlangu (80) gets another award

Age has proven to be nothing but a number for 80-year-old internationally renowned traditional painter Esther Mahlangu. Born in Middelburg, but now staying in KwaMhlanga, Mahlangu was recently honoured by tourism Minister Derek Hanekom in Johannesburg, Gauteng. “Painting has been ...

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Ten more Mpuma medical students jet-off to Cuba

Ten more aspiring doctors from Mpumalanga have jetted-off to Cuba to join the list of students who studied their medicine at the Caribbean country. Provincial Department of Health spokesman Dumisane Malamule said 90 more students from the province are expected ...

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MEC unveils R147m road, warns against vandalism

Rural community members living near the Swazi and Mozambican border in Mpumalanga have been warned against damaging a newly unveiled R147 million road during future service delivery protests. The appeal came from provincial public works, roads and transport MEC Dumisile ...

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R15m donation a big boost to kasi schools

Pupils from two schools in Mpumalanga have been given an opportunity to improve in science and technology following the donation of R15 million worth of equipment and tools. The Sasol Inzalo Foundation recently handed the equipment and officially handed over ...

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MEC urges people to pray for Mpumalanga premier

Mpumalanga Education MEC Reginah Mhaule has urged people to pray for Premier David Mabuza who has been on sick leave for more than a month after collapsing from fatigue. Mhaule was addressing an exam prayer session for the Gert Sibande ...

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Welcome to Africa

Africa is the continent which is associated with conflicts; corruption and patronage. Influential individuals usually are being elected as president of the country and continue to steal the state resources for him; friends and family members. In South Africa the ...

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Prez Zuma a tsotsi, Premier Mabuza dying for own sins – Maimane

Democratic Alliance (DA) federal Mmusi Maimane has labelled President Jacob Zuma and Mpumalanga Premier David “DD” Mabuza tsotsis. Maimane was addressing more than 500 community members in Kabokweni near White River, Mpumalanga, on Sunday afternoon. “The bible says rot starts ...

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