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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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SACP lambastes SABC regional boss and “racist” mall owners

Provincial leaders of the South African Communist Party (SACP) have accused the shareholders of a top furniture shop in Mpumalanga’s capital city of being racist. This follows information that the shareholders of the Bakos Brothers luxury furniture shop gave the ...

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“Don’t lie to voters,” forum warns ANC

The Forum 4 Service Delivery (F4SD) has accused the governing African National Congress (ANC) in Mpumalanga of lying to the voters ahead of the local government elections next month.The F4SD, an organisation which represents some of the independent councilors who ...

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Independent councillors will get no municipal budgets – ANC leader

An African National Congress (DA) leader in Mpumalanga has admitted to saying no budgets will be allocated to municipal wards that are won by independent candidate councillors. The ANC leader, Majaheni Nyalunga, who is also a serving councillor in Mbombela’s ...

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Don’t let corruption, state capture, recolonise Africa – Phosa

Former African National Congress treasurer-general, Dr Mathews Phosa, has warned Africa against re-colonising itself through corruption, nepotism and state capture. Phosa made the appeal in his acceptance speech after being named the recipient of the 6th African Achievers Awards (AAA) ...

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Premier’s office at pains to produce R3 million Mandela video

Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of a R3 million video that Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s office paid for using taxpayer’s money as part of the province’s R70 million memorial services for late former President Nelson Mandela. According to information that Ziwaphi ...

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Mabulu is an amoeba – ANCYL

The African National Youth Congress League (ANCYL) in Mpumalanga has dismissed artist Ayanda Mabulu as “an amoeba who does not know where he is going.” The league was responding to Mabula’s latest paintings which depict President Jacob Zuma performing sexual ...

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