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Calls for PSC, Hawks to investigate “fake” qualifications

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Mpumalanga will ask the Public Service Commission to investigate how provincial public works, roads and transport MEC Dikeledi Mahlangu overturned the dismissal of an employee who was found guilty of falsifying his qualifications and misusing ...

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Premier denies “dirty tricks”

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza allegedly formed a “dirty tricks” task team and promised its members R3 million and government jobs if they quashed allegations that he was behind political assassinations in the province. Mabuza, through his spokesman, admitted to being ...

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Premier Mabuza’s office spends R5 million on cars

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s office has bought three luxury vehicles worth R5 million in one year for his use. At least one of these was purchased barely a few weeks after finance minister Pravin Gordhan announced cost curtailment measures to ...

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Premier Mabuza’s office spends R5 million on cars

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s office has bought three luxury vehicles worth R5 million in one year for his use. At least one of these was purchased barely a few weeks after finance minister Pravin Gordhan announced cost curtailment measures to ...

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Mbombela rocked by yet another AFCON scandal

New allegations of tender rigging linked to the Orange African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2013 soccer tournament held at Mbombela earlier this year have emerged. The latest allegations follow shortly after this newspaper published a story about a company that ...

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Dodgy Afcon adverts dog capital city

Mystery surrounds the payment of more than R1,5 million that the Mbombela local municipality in Mpumalanga claims to have paid to produce adverts for the Orange Afcon 2013 soccer tournament. According to a report presented to the Mbombela council by ...

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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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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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ANC, POLICE slam rumour

The African National Congress (ANC) and police in Mpumalanga issued what is probably the harshest statement in defence of the organisation’s provincial chairperson who is also the Premier of the province, David “DD” Mabuza. Both statements condemn those behind a ...

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