A man from Ermelo sentenced to life imprisonment for raping a seven yea-old girl

The Ermelo Regional Court convicted and sentenced Nkosinathi Thwala (38), to life imprisonment for the rape of a 7-year-old  girl in Sun City, in March 2019. According to the provincial spokesperson for National Presecuting Authority Monica Nyuswa, the victim was on her way home from school when the accused called her into his shack. He […]

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MEC Shongwe leads Overall Friday Campaign in Elukwatini

Mpumalanga MEC for Community Safety, Security and Liaison, Vusi Shongwe led an Overall Friday Programme on Friday February 16 and around Elukwatini. The MEC was accompanied by SAPS Provincial Commissioner, General Semakaleng Mamaela. The high density operation saw a number of stakeholders such as the departments of Justice, Correctional Services and Home Affairs, CPFs, Mpumalanga […]

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Two SANDF soldiers killed in DRC, three wounded

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) confirmed on February 14 that three soldiers were killed and two injured in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This, according to a statement released on Wednesday, was after a mortar bomb landed inside one of the South African contingency military bases. The soldiers are part of the […]

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Unemployed doctors to be placed by April, says Minister Phaahla

Government is working tirelessly to ensure that unemployed doctors who want to join the public service are placed by 1 April this year, Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla has announced. This follows an ongoing public outcry over doctors who have completed statutory community service programmes but remain unemployed. “I am, therefore, happy to announce that […]

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Learners in two schools receive school uniforms and sanitary towels

Gert Sibande District Municipality (GSDM) Mayor Walter Mngomezulu school visits programme moved to the rural areas of under-Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality. The mayor visited Goebram Primary School, Siphakamile Combined School, and Sobhuza Primary Schools today, February 14. In each school, Mgomezulu held briefings with the school management, the ward councillor, and the school governing body […]

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Angel Banda (23) from Carolina is among the top 10 finalists for Miss Mpumalanga 2024

Angel Banda (23) from Carolina will be representing the Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality at the Miss Mpumalanga 2024 pageant. She is urrently pursuing her career in chemical engineering and an advocate of equitable quality education and Entrepreneurship of young women and children. Banda, said education is a fundamental right that every child deserves and a […]

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Free Entrepreneurship training for Plumbers and Electricians to Start Their Own Businesses

In response to the pressing need for job creation and entrepreneurship in South Africa, Allan Gray Makers has announced the opening of applications for its free eight month incubation programme. Programme Director at Allan Gray Makers Seth Mulli, said the main aim of the programme is to empowering aspiring artisan entrepreneurs in the plumbing and […]

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Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality celebrating outstanding matric results of 2023

The Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality (CALM) recently hosted its annual Excellence Awards ceremony to recognize the outstanding achievements of learners, schools, and circuits in the 2023 matriculation results. In the context of remarkable educational achievements, the municipality proudly secured the fourth position among the 17 local municipalities in the province, showcasing a steadfast commitment to […]

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Work seekers warned not to fall for jobs scam

The Department of Employment and Labour has warned work seekers not to pay for employment opportunities. The department has noted with concern a number of scams that keep popping up periodically, where unemployed people are promised jobs at a fee. The latest scam is one that uses the department’s name for promises of so-called admin […]

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