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January murders politically motivated, NPA

The NPA has confirmed that the January Murders were politically motivated and needed special attention. The murders include those of Mpatlanyane, Mbombela local municipality speaker Jimmy Mohlala and ANC chief whip in the Ehlanzeni district municipality Johan Ndlovu. All three ...

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Drama, outrage during Bobby’s court case

Drama erupted in the Nelspruit regional court during the appearance of Kaizer Chiefs soccer boss Bobby Motaung and his co-accused, Herbert Theledi and Chris Grib on Monday. The defence lashed out at the prosecuting team for charging their clients without ...

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Premier’s spokesperson trial records “vanish”

The unavailability of transcripts of court proceedings in Mpumalanga’s capital city has worried complainants. Two cases that were heard in the Nelspruit magistrate’s court and the Nelspruit circuit of the High Court last week ended up being postponed due to ...

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Premier welcomes arrest of Bobby Motaung and others

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has welcomed the arrest of suspects implicated in a R143 million fraud case relating to the construction of the Mbombela Stadium for the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup. Mabuza was speaking at the handover of four ...

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Speaker removed amidst allegations of murder

The ANC in Mpumalanga has relieved Ehlanzeni district municipality speaker Milton Morema of his duties following allegations that he is behind the murder of former district chief whip Johan Ndlovu.  In an ANC provincial executive committee (PEC) meeting held on ...

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Mpumalanga regime will collapse one day – Mpatlanyane

The widow of one of Mpumalanga province’s so-called January murders predicts the collapse of the Mpumalanga “regime”, following the withdrawal of the case against three suspects who were implicated in her husband’s murder. A visibly irate Pinky Mpatlanyane, whose husband, ...

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ANCYL wants fresh probe on Mpumalanga killings

The African National Congress Youth League has condemned the South African government of dragging its feet in resolving the killing of the organisation’s leaders and whistleblowers in Mpumalanga province and issued a fresh call for a commission to investigate the ...

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Youth development initiatives have come to nothing since 1994 – says YCL

Reflecting on the article or Speech of Cde Hon Jomo Nyambi “working together to build limitless opportunities for the youth” in Parliament and Ziwaphi date 15 to 28 JUNE 2012, Volume 6 number 11 “The limitless opportunities for the youth ...

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Morema must step down – says the ANC

The speaker of Mpumalanga’s Ehlanzeni district municipality, Milton Morema, is being urged to step down amidst allegations that he is behind the murder of late chief whip Johan Ndlovu. This followed an urgent all-day meeting held by the ANC’s Bohlabela ...

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The role of youth in advancing African Renaissance

It has been said by great philosophers that an individual has not started living until he/she can rise above the narrow confines of his/ her individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. I am optimistic that one day ...

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