Mpumalanga woman claims nurses left her to deliver her own baby

The Mpumalanga department of health has dismissed allegations that a 31-year-old woman was left alone to deliver her own baby at a local hospital. Ester Mnisi claims that nursing staff at Mapulaneng Hospital in Bushbuckridge ignored her pleas for help on Sunday, September 17, when she went into labour. “It was on Sunday, around six […]
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Farmer of Mpumalanga arrested after his alleged attacker dies

A 51-year-old farmer from Mpumalanga has been taken into custody after he stabbed his attacker who later died on Friday. The farmer whose name will not be released until he appears in court said that he was driving between Heidel Valley and Rocky Drift when a young man threw a rock at the vehicle. The […]
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Elderly couple assaulted, tied up and robbed on their farm in Mpumalanga

An elderly husband and wife were assaulted and robbed on their farm in Houtboshoek in the early hours of Monday morning. According to Bossies Community Justice’s (BCJ) Albert Gryvenstein, three suspects, one of which was armed, committed the crime. ”At 05:30 the suspects bent a burglar bar of a window in the study to get […]
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MOTSOENENG SAYS NO ONE HAS CHANGED THE SABC LIKE HE HAS – just costing the SABC a small amount of R200 million

Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has told congregants at a church in Mpumalanga that no one has changed the SABC like he has. Motsoeneng was speaking at Bishop Dununu Ministries in Witbank as part of the youth month service. This is his first public appearance since he was dismissed from the […]
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Mpumalange Teachers working only two hours a day because of a teachers’ go-slow

The education of thousands of Mpumalanga schoolchildren has ground to a near halt and exams have been postponed because of a teachers’ go-slow. For the past three weeks, teachers in the province have been coming to work for only two hours a day. Schools open at 8am and close at 10am. The protest is over […]
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IN THE JUNGLE… THE RHINOS DIE TONIGHT

by Margot Stewart,  September 2014 This weekend I was reminded of some lyrics from a popular 70’s song called “American Pie” by Don McLean:    “But something touched me deep inside…the day the music died.” This weekend I lost faith in my country and had my last few illusions shattered.  Here in South Africa on TV […]
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SA Government’s Dirty Little Black Gold, Rhino Horn Secret?

Will the South African government soon be evacuating Elephants, Giraffes and all other animals from the National Park? After the recent report regarding the wholesale evacuation of Rhino’s from a National Park, to “save them from poachers”, it seems there are other motives at play. Not only does it seem that these Rhino’s were actually “sold”, […]
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Largest land claim in South African history

The political party Front National is lodging the single largest land claim in South African history to the Land Commissioner in Pretoria on Thursday, April 24. The claim will test the legitimacy, honesty and objectivity of the ANC-government regarding land claims. The claim for the land, stretching from Ohrigstad eastwards to include the Kruger National Park, […]
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