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By: Lindelani Mbatha KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala says the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) currently underway in Durban is expected to create numerous economic opportunities in the country. More than 80 South African companies, supported by the government are showcasing their products and services. The Intra-African Trade Fair is a trade show that provides a platform […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, says it has proven difficult to persuade the Miss SA pageant organisers to reconsider their decision to partake in Miss Universe to be held in Israel next month. The Human Rights Watch has accused the Middle Eastern country of crimes against humanity in its conflict […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha KwaZulu-Natal COGTA MEC Sipho Hlomuka has called upon the law enforcement agencies to double their efforts in apprehending those responsible for the recent spate of killings of Amakhosi in this province. The call follows the recent murder of Inkosi Hlanganani Biyela who was the Chairperson of the King Cetshwayo Local House of […]

By: Sanelisiwe Dlangamandla Umholi we-EFF uJulius Malema uthi akazimisele ukubusa ngokubambisana namaqembu afuna leliqembu lishinthse imigomo layo. U-Malema ukhulume kanje njengoba iqembu lakhe belivakashele iNkosi yabathembu, uBuyelekhaya Dalindyebo, e-Eastern Cape. Leliqembu lifike liphathele iKumkani imoto kanokusho yohlobo lwe Mercedes, nathi ibingazile ukuzozigwazela kuye ngayo. Esika elijikayo kwezombusazwe, uMalema kuwona lemicimbi uthi akawalangazelele kangako amandla ukuthi […]

By: Bright Ntuli UMasipala weTheku usuxwayise izakhamuzi ngezigilamkhuba ezingenanembeza ezihamba ziqola abantu ngegama lika masipala. Lomasipala uthi labasolwa basebenzisa amagama ezikhulu zawo ukwenza umkhonyovu, njengoba lezigebengu zithembisa abantu imisebenzi, kanye nezinye izidingo bese zithi kumele bakhokhe imali ethize ukuze bayithole. Oyiskhulumi sikamasipala uMsawakhe Mayisela uthi imisebenzi, amathenda kanye nezinye izidingo ezitholakala kumasipala azidayisi ngakho uma […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe South Africans are being urged to get vaccinated as government once again hints on a looming fourth wave of COVID-19. The country has surpassed the 13 million mark for fully vaccinated people, however, the department of health says this is not enough to combat the virus and is nowhere near reaching herd […]

By: Bright Ntuli Political parties have had mixed reactions to Finance minister Enock Godongwana’s medium term budget policy statement. Tabling the mini budget in parliament, Godongwana has announced that 60 percent of non interest spending in the budget is on social wages. Bright Ntuli reports:

By: Bright Ntuli UMengameli wezwe uCyril Ramaphosa usedlulise amazwi enduduzo emndenini kaloyo owaba ngumengameli wokugcina kahulumeni wobandlululo, uFW de Klerk. U-De Klerk obeseneminyaka engu-85 ubudala ushonele ekhaya lakhe eKapa izolo, kulandela ukuxinwa yisifo somdlavuza iskhathi eside. Ukudlula emhlabeni kwalomholi sekuvuse imizwa eyehlukene kubantu bakuleli njengoba aba ngumengameli wokugcina kahulumeni wengcindezelo, kodwa waphinde waba nesandla nasezingxoxweni […]

By: Staff Writer Former Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has questioned the impact of Covid-19 related corruption on human rights. Delivering a keynote speech at the Forum of Institutions Supporting Democracy, he noted the mishandling of the pandemic by government, saying good governance requires a respect for people’s rights. Adding to this, he said, it is […]

By: Bright Ntuli UNgqongqoshe wezezimali kuzwelonke uEnoch Godongwana uthi umnotho waseNingizimu Afrika ekoteni yokuqala yalonyaka ukhule ngendlela ebingalindelekile. Uqhuba ngokuthi lokukhula kudalwe ukuxegiswa kwemigomo yokuvalwa kwezwe ngenxa yobhubhane iCovid-19. Ethula isabelo mali sakhe samaphakathi nonyaka ePhalamende, uGodongwana uthi ezinye izimbangela zokukhula komnotho kube izinga eliphansi lenzalo yemali ebolekisayo, kanye namanani aphezulu empahla. Uqhuba ngokuthi ukusabalaliswa […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe Police say it is quite unfair to assume that police failed in assisting the Moti family to find and rescue their children from kidnappers. The boys were this morning reunited with their family, following three weeks of uncertainty. News of the four brothers aged between seven and 15, made headlines when the […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Isikhwama soxhaso lwabafundi i-National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), sithi ingase yehle ngo R10-billion imali esinayo yokubhekelela abafundi ngonyaka ka-2022. I-NSFAS ithi izinkinga eziningi eziphazamise ukusebenza noxhaso lwayo zize ne COVID-19, ukwenyuka kakhulu kwesibalo sabafundi ekulindeleke bangene ezikhungweni zemfundo ephakeme, nokunye. Iziphathimandla zalesikhwama ziveze konke lokhu ngesikhathi zivele phambi kwePhalamende ukuzochaza ngokusebenza […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe Business Leadership SA (BLSA)  says they want to hear more on how government plans to deal with the unstable economic situation instead of spending more on crumbling SOEs when the finance minister delivers his budget this afternoon. Minister Enoch Gondongwana will give his maiden medium-term budget speech as the country’s Finance Minister […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe The Health Department has confirmed that investigations are under way following an incident where South African medical students were assaulted in Cuba. In a shocking video that is making the rounds on social media, a group of young people can be seen being beaten up by people who are in what looks […]

By: Bright Ntuli USihlalo we-ANC kulesifundazwe uSihle Zikalala uthi nakuba bekuvuma ukuthi akhona amaphutha enziwe yilenhlangano, naholele ekutheni ingaphumeleli kahle okhethweni lohulumeni basekhaya, kodwa kukhona nobekungaphezu kwamandla abo. Ekhuluma ohlelweni lwe-Gagasi FM Indaba no Alex Mthiyane, uZikalala uthi bayakuqonda ukuthi izinto ezifana nokunqamuka kukagesi izikhawu iLoadshedding, ukungabibikho kwamanzi nogesi, ukusweleka kwemisebenzi, iCOVID-19 kanye nokunye, zingezinye […]

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11 November, 2021

By: Sthulile Mdletshe The four young Moti brothers who were kidnapped while on their way to school, have been rescued and reunited with their family. The Limpopo brothers, aged between 6 and 15, were kidnapped three weeks ago by unknown men who grabbed and shoved them into two separate cars. The South African Police Service […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe Power Utility Eskom says it is investigating issues of non compliance where some municipalities have instituted their own loadshedding. The Group Executive for Distribution, Monde Bala says this has worsened the situation in the country that is already experiencing blackouts. Eskom has briefed the media on its challenges in the backdrop of […]

By: Staff Writer An elderly Durban woman has sustained serious injuries after being run over by her own car. Reports from the scene indicate that she had parked her car and was walking behind it when it rolled back, knocking her over and driving over her. Emer-G-Med spokesperson Kyle Van Reenen says this was not […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the instability brought by Eskom’s load-shedding will have dire consequences on the already ailing economy. The Chamber’s President Nigel Ward says the recent unrest in KZN caused most sectors that contribute to the economy to go out of business, with many other struggling to […]

By: Staff Writer Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana, will deliver his maiden Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament tomorrow, where he will be adjusting government spending. The budget will also signal priorities and shifts for the next budget in February. Economist Dawie Roodt says this is the minister’s opportunity to report on the progress made […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha UNgqongqoshe wakwa-Cogta uNkosazane Dlamini-Zuma uthi bazoxoxisana nomkhandlu obhekelela ukusebenza komasipala, iSalga, ukuqinisekisa ukuthi amakhansela amasha athola uqeqesho olufanele. U-Dlamini-Zuma ubevele phambi kwekomidi lephalamende elibhekelele ukusebenza komnyango wakwaCogta. Abalelwa ku-10 461 amakhansela aqokelwe komasipala abangu-213 okhwethweni lohulumeni basekhaya lwangalonyaka. UNgqongqoshe uthi bafuna ukuthi lamakhansela athi engena abe ephuthumisa intuthuko.

By: Lindelani Mbatha UNgqongqoshe wezasekhaya uAaron Motsoaledi uthi kumele bajeze labo abantshontshe imininingwayo ebucayi eGovernment Printing Works. U-Motsoaledi ubevele phambi kwekomidi lephalamende elibhekelele ukusebenza komnyango wakhe. Lomnyango usola abasebenzi abathile ngaphakathi abathinteka kwinkohlakalo ngokuntshontsha lemininingwane eyayifunwa yihhovisi likaMcwaningi mabhuku jikelele. Encwadini eyabhalwa yilomnyango ubhalela iphalamende, yaveza ukuthi ngesikhathi kwenzeka lesisisgameko kwaqale kwacisha kwasani kulamahhovisi nokwathi […]

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10 November, 2021

By: Pamella Majola Isikhulu esiphezulu kwa-Eskom uAndre de Ruyter siyakuvuma ukuthi ukucinywa kwagesi ngokohlelo lwe Loadshedding kuthwesa izwe lonke ingcindezi enkulukazi futhi kuphazamisa nempilo yawowonke umuntu. U-de Ruyter uthi konke lokhu bakwenza ngenxa yezinkinga zokungabi namandla anele okuphehla ugesi ozothunyelwa ezweni lonke. Usho kanjena ekhululuma nabezindaba, lapho echaze khona ngokwehluleka kwabo njengenkampani ukusabalalisa ugesi owanele […]

By: Bongani Gina The Department of International Relations and Cooperation is investigating what is believed to be a violent encounter between South African students and Cuban authorities. This after a video surfaced on social media showing several men in law enforcement uniform manhandling a male in a black t-shirt. In the video the unknown male […]

By: Sanelisiwe Dlangamandla Action SA leader Herman Mashaba maintains that his party will not be entering into any coalition with the ANC. Mashaba says the South African Citizens have made it clear that they do not want an ANC led government anymore. His party has been briefing media in Sandton Gauteng this afternoon He says […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe The Black Business Council has attributed all of Eskom’s problems to the company’s CEO Andre de Ruyter and the entire board. The Council is calling for the power utility to immediately sack De Ruyter, saying he is failing in his duty and promise to turn the State Owned Entity around. Eskom has […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize UNgqongqoshe wezobuciko namasiko KwaZulu-Natal uHlengiwe Mavimbela uthi isifundazwe silahlekelwe kakhulu ngokudlula emhlabeni kwalowo obengumdidiyeli wamabutho esizweni samaZulu, uZihogozelanga Mgilija Nhleko. U-Nhleko ushone izolo ebusuku eseneminyaka engu-72 ubudala kulandela ukugula isikhashana. Usebenze kakhulu neSilo esesakhothama, kanti uzokhumbuleka nangemisebenzi yakhe ehamba naso namabutho nasemazweni aphesheya okubalwa ne United Kingdom. U-Mavimbela uthi isizwe samaZulu ikakhulu […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe The Department of Basic Education says loadshedding continues to be a thorn in the working environment for educators, especially during the current final exam season. Department Spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga says learners don’t generally depend on the lights during exams due to natural day light, however load shedding disrupts other things that have […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe The Automobile Association claims that the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy purposely delayed the announcement of fuel increase to protect the ANC. AA spokesperson Layton Beard says this shocking increase waited until the local government elections to save the leading party at the polls. Beard says they are demanding to see […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize The ANC’s Policy Head, Jeff Radebe, is confident the ruling party will show strength once again and earn back the trust of South Africans. His comment comes as the party’s support declined during this year’s local government elections. This has forced the party to seek coalitions with various other parties, however, a […]


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