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Stories for a job scandal

Supporters of the ANC’s media tribunal have been given ammunition following reports that a Mpumalanga journalist admitted to writing stories that favoured Premier David Mabuza ahead of the ruling party’s elective provincial conference, says a political analyst. This week independent ...

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Was Sammy’s killer mad?

Slain Mpumalanga culture, sports and recreation spokesman Sammy Mpatlanyane’s murder trial has been postponed for two months after the key suspect in the case was sent for mental evaluation this week. The three accused, Mozambican Nito Mashava, 28, Tanzanian Omary ...

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Was Sammy’s killer mad?

Slain Mpumalanga culture, sports and recreation spokesman Sammy Mpatlanyane’s murder trial has been postponed for two months after the key suspect in the case was sent for mental evaluation this week. The three accused, Mozambican Nito Mashava, 28, Tanzanian Omary ...

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Politician’s killers still out there, says lawyer

The lawyer of four people implicated in the murder of slain Mbombela speaker Jimmy Mohlala has welcomed the withdrawal of the cases against his clients. The cases against former Constable Musa Mkhabela, 31, of KaNyamazane police station, Sakhile Mabika-Mona, 30, ...

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Politician’s killers still out there, says lawyer

The lawyer of four people implicated in the murder of slain Mbombela speaker Jimmy Mohlala has welcomed the withdrawal of the cases against his clients. The cases against former Constable Musa Mkhabela, 31, of KaNyamazane police station, Sakhile Mabika-Mona, 30, ...

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Mbombela Mayor gives Dladla R1,5 million

A controversial former municipal manager in Mpumalanga’s capital city, Mbombela, has been given a R1,5 million golden handshake two years after he was dismissed. African Eye News Service is in possession of a copy of a confidential report adopted by ...

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MEC and state attorney defy the Legislature

A Mpumalanga HOD accused of irregularly spending more than R350 million will not face disciplinary action in a separate matter involving R4,2 million. Public works, roads and transport MEC Dikeledi Mahlangu would not discipline Kgopane Mohlasedi because the case was ...

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Up to 76 witnesses to testify in Mpatlanyane murder trial

At least 76 witnesses are expected testify during the trial against three foreign nationals accused of killing Mpumalanga culture, sports and recreation spokesman Sammy Mpatlanyane. The accused, Mozambican national Nito Mashava, 28, and Tanzanian national Omary Issa, 29, and Democratic ...

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Magistrate worries about health of January Murder accused

A magistrate has expressed concern about the health of an awaiting trial prisoner who seemed feverish when he appeared in connection with one of Mpumalanga’s infamous “January Murders”. Tupac ‘Abu” Ntumba, 25, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, was appearing ...

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Lioness of her kraal to the end – Tribute to Mam Sisulu

A chivalrous, fearless, one of our own, patriotic and heroic soldier of our time, mother of the nation is no more and the nation is motherless; Mama Albertina Sisulu passed on Thursday June 2, 2011 at the age of 92 ...

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