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IT magnate rejects “free” R5 million, gets death threats

A brave Johannesburg businessperson refused R5 million in exchange to being part of an arranged “joint venture” to siphon money from the Mpumalanga provincial legislature. The owner of Sarafusion (PTY) LTD, known only as Mr B Musaruwa, is an expert in ...

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“MY MOTHER IS DEAD, I WANT TO SEE HER”

WATCH VIDEO “My mother is dead, I want to go and see her.” These were the words of a five-year old boy after witnessing her mother being allegedly stabbed by her boyfriend. The 21-year-old Mpumalanga law student, Treasure Ndlovu, survived ...

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Legislature justifies Speaker’s R50 000 Christmas hotel bill

The Mpumalanga provincial legislature has defended its decision to splurge almost R50 000 of taxpayers’ money on former Speaker, Thandi Shongwe’s unexplained stay at a luxurious hotel during the 2015-2016 festive season. Spokesperson for the Legislature, Zama Memela-Gamede, confirmed that ...

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ANC deputy chief whip’s husband appears in court for faking hijacking

The husband of the ANC’s deputy chief whip in the national parliament appeared at the Nkomazi magistrates court  for allegedly faking a hijacking, and police are investigating him for further charges following the discovery of a hunting rifle in his ...

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Woman blames police inaction for her abuse

A Mpumalanga woman who has been abused by her police husband blames the police for failing to act by repossessing his state issued firearm and reprimand the suspect.  Khabo Maseko (not he real name) who was married to the officer, ...

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Fear that “negligent” doctors are still at work

For more than three weeks, Mpumalanga’s health authorities have failed to answer a media enquiry on whether they have or would be taking action against two doctors accused of medical malpractice. Mbombela based attorney, Silungu Thobela, successfully sued Mpumalanga health ...

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ANC distances itself from “sex pest”

The African National Congress in Mpumalanga province has distanced itself from the actions of a senior legislature employee who is accused of sexual harassment against a fellow female employee. The ruling party’s provincial spokesperson, Sasekani Manzini, condemned any form of ...

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EFF member shot at Malema rally

Mpumalanga police are investigating a case of attempted murder following a shooting incident in which an Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) member sustained an injury to his leg while attending a Julius Malema election campaign in Nkomazi. The shooting took place ...

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Phosa reinstates criminal charges against Venter

In a dramatic turn of events, former Mpumalanga premier and ANC treasurer-general, Mathews Phosa has reinstated all the criminal charges that he had previously suspended against his former butler, Jan Venter. “I have opened a case of crimen injuria against ...

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ANCYL regional secretary gets bail for shooting EFF member

Ehlanzeni regional secretary of the ANC youth league in Mpumalanga Pholoso Mbatsane who was arrested in connection with attempted murder to an EFF member has been released on bail. Mbatsane, 30, was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly shot EFF member ...

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