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Mayor and ten councillors axed

A major shakeup in a Mpumalanga municipality has seen its mayor and ten of its councillors being axed by the African National Congress (ANC). On Tuesday night, executive mayor of the Thaba Chweu municipality in Mashishing (formerly Lydenburg), Clara Ndlovu, and the ...

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Ray Phiri institute closes its doors, due to lack of funding

Lack of funding has forced the closure of a music training centre for young people started by legendary musician Ray Phiri. The Ray Phiri Arts Institute shut its doors because it didn’t have money to pay the rent and the ...

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The three years leading to Jimmy Mohlala’s death

MARCH 2006: Mbombela council official Differ Mogale signs a secret deal with the Matsafeni Trust to transfer a portion of their ancestral land to the municipality for the construction of the 2010 stadium. The land, worth R46 million, is transferred ...

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Acting spokesperson removed from his post for lying

The acting spokesperson for Mpumalanga’s Organised Crime Unit was removed from his post this week for lying to the media about investigations into the assassination of Jimmy Mohlala, speaker of the Mbombela local municipality in Nelspruit. Superintendent Malcolm Mokomene, who ...

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Jimmy Mohlala continues his fight from the grave

Murdered Speaker of Mbombela Municipality, Jimmy Mohlala, may have been killed and buried, however, he continues to fight in death, just as he did when he was still alive. Last week, Mohlala scored two important victories, the first was against Bobby Motaung ...

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Slain speaker killed days before testifying

Slain speaker of the Mbombela local municipality Jimmy Mohlala was assassinated a week before he was to testify against suspended municipal manager Jacob Dladla. Mohlala (44) was scheduled to testify on January 12 about Dladla’s refusal to implement 361 council ...

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ANC: In the belly of the beast

…..”All lobby groups are disbanded. Let us all unite behind the ANC. No one must be victimized for supporting this candidate or not supporting that candidate. Our task is to build a united ANC!” These [words] formed a part of a ...

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