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Premier gives four MECs the boot

Mpumalanga premier, David Mabuza on Wednesday axed two more members of the executive council (MECs), bringing to four the number of MECs who lost their jobs within a week. Mabuza axed the MEC for agriculture, rural development, land and environmental ...

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We’ll clean up RDP rot, says new human settlements MEC

Newly appointed MEC for Human Settlements, Speed Mashilo (left) says that Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) houses have been given to the wrong people and that this must stop. He vowed to stop the illegal awarding of RDP houses to ...

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AG makes damning findings against the legislature

The Mpumalanga provincial legislature failed to submit its tender files for auditing purpose, according to the Auditor-General’s (AG) report for the 2015/16 financial year. This was just one of the damning findings contained in the AG’s report on the audit ...

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Premier breaks silence on axed MECs

Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza has broken his silence on the removal of two MECs and he also hinted that this was in response to dissatisfaction that the people of the province had raised. “As you deploy our cadres, you must ...

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Community forced to brace the cemetery to get water

The community who lives around the Youth Centre area in Matsulu outside Mbombela has had to walk a long distance from their village to fetch water near graveyards. They say as a result they feel they have been forgotten. This ...

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No sanitation plans for Mbombela’s 400k residents

Twenty two years since democracy, more than 70% of the residents in Mpumalanga province’s capital city, Mbombela, still have no access to proper toilets, and the municipality has no plans to deal with the problem. Mbombela local municipality’s spokesperson, Joseph Ngala ...

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No plans for toilets for 400k Mbombela residents

Twenty two years since democracy, more than 70% of the residents in Mpumalanga province’s capital city, Mbombela, still have no access to proper toilets, and the municipality has no plans to deal with the problem. Mbombela local municipality’s spokesperson, Joseph Ngala ...

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“The Clever Blacks have spoken,” says former premier Phosa

Former Mpumalanga premier and treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC) says that the clever blacks have spoken and warned the ruling party it will have to act decisively on the stink of corruption if it is to rescue itself. ...

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EFF accuses IEC of electoral fraud 

  The Economic Freedom Front in Mpumalanga has accused the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) of running an “illegal election” results capturing centre in Hazyview. EFF leader in Mpumalanga says that his organisation’s party agents alerted him to the ...

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EFF to deploy security to guard ballot boxes

The Economic Freedom Front (EFF) in Mpumalanga will be deploying security companies at all the storage facilities where ballot boxes for special votes will be kept to guard against possible rigging in the local government elections polls taking place in ...

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