MEC Cathy Dlamini visit Ntababomvu primary school

The Gert Sibande instalment of the Nelson Mandela Month legacy project took place at the Ntababomvu Primary school in Dundonald in the Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality (CALM) on Tuesday 16. MEC Cathy Dlamini graced the occasion which was held in partnership with Old Mutual, Mpumalanga Regional Training Trust, the Departments of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land […]

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Eskom resumes load reduction

While Eskom has kept load-shedding suspended for 108 consecutive days due to sufficient generation capacity for the country’s electricity supply, the issue of network overloading has resurfaced with the onset of winter. The electricity supplier reintroduced load reduction last week, on early this month. According to Eskom’s group executive of distribution, Monde Bala, this issue […]

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Lowveld and highveld veld fires cause accidents on the N4

As the Lowveld and Highveld are on fire just like the current runaway blazes raging in other parts of the world, André Scheepers, manager of the Lowveld and Escarpment Fire Protection Association (LEFPA), has warned communities to be on guard. Already, the smoke has led to road accidents with low visibility and some roads, such […]

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MEC Cathy Dlamini extends her appreciation to teachers

The MEC for Education, Cathy Dlamini extends her profound appreciation to all the teachers who participated in the Winter Classes programme which will be ending today July 5. Held throughout Mpumalanga province, these classes started on June 24 in 89 day centres and 12 residential centres meant for the 153 schools that obtained less than […]

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Mpox cases rise to seven in South Africa

The Department of Health has advised people on medication for any health condition to adhere to their treatment, as the number of Mpox cases has risen to seven. The department has noted that all diagnosed patients have chronic illnesses, suggesting a high probability of immunocompromise, unless adherent to prescribed treatment. “Treatment adherence can prevent new […]

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Public cautioned about social media scammers

The Mpumalanga Department of Human Settlements has noted with concern the re-emergence and continuous fraudulent housing scam targeting members of community. According to the Human Settlements Acting Head of department, Hazel Zitha, the public is seriously cautioned to be vigilant as scammers continue to prey on unsuspecting government subsidy beneficiaries. Swindle social media accounts have […]

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Premier Mtshweni-Tsipane applauds prosecution and imposition of life sentences to killers

Mpumalanga Premier, Ms Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane said the prosecution of two convicts found guilty for serious crimes of rape and murder recently, brings hope that government’s crime-fighting measures are effective. This as the Mpumalanga Division of the High Court handed down three (3) life sentences to Cedrick Khoza and two (2) to Thabang Joseph Selepe for […]

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