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MPL’s “Ngitakunyisa” remarks traumatise Public Protector

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said she was left traumatised after an Mpumalanga ANC MPL threatened to make her EFF counterpart to “poop in his pants”. Mkhwebane who is on a roadshow to meet stakeholders in the province, started her visit ...

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Broken lifts: Disabled report govt to SAHRC

The Disabled People South Africa (DPSA) has reported the Mpumalanga provincial government to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for a possible infringement of the rights of disabled people. This, after the Mpumalanga provincial government reneged on its promise ...

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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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Hungry children eating from an illegal dump site

The community of Newscom is threatening a massive strike should the Mbombela Local Municipality not take care of an illegal dump site where starving children are eating rotten food every day. “I always have to chase away children who enter ...

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Sex scandal cover-up claims rock legislature

After months of denial by the Mpumalanga legislature that one of its senior managers was implicated in a sexual harassment scandal, new information has emerged which confirms the allegations. In October 2016, the Mpumalanga provincial legislature spokesperson, Zamagambu Memela-Gamede denied ...

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Speaker’s car is safe to drive – panel beater

The Mpumalanga legislature may have lied in order to splurge almost R1.5 million on a new vehicle for speaker, Thandi Shongwe, after the vehicle she had been using was involved in an accident. In a statement issued in September 2016 ...

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2016 – Year-In-Review

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Legislature secretly returns Speaker’s ‘misplaced’ vehicle

Mpumalanga legislature’s “misplaced” luxury vehicle has been secretly returned to the premises of the law making institution. While legislature spokesperson, Zamagambu Memela-Gamede, failed to confirm or deny that the controversial vehicle has been returned Ziwaphi has independently verified that it ...

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Disabled government employees shut out of work due to broken elevators

Disabled government employees in Mpumalanga are forced to go back home because elevators in most buildings at the provincial government complex are broken. An investigation by Ziwaphi revealed that of the 6 government buildings, only two had elevators that are ...

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Thuli Interview with Zuma

Thuli Interview with Zuma

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