Mon, Jun 05, 2023


SASSA spends half a million on an event while grant beneficiaries suffer

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it seems the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, is trying to downplay the R1.5 million the SASSA Free State Regional Office spent on its international women’s day event on 28 March 2023. DA Shadow Minister of Social Development […]

North West housing backlog denies 318 000 families a decent home

Tebogo Msimanga | The North West Department of Cooperative Governance and Human Settlements has confirmed a housing backlog in the province denying more than 300 000 families access to a decent home. COGHSTA MEC Nono Maloyi admitted that the department forfeited R262 million intended to address the housing backlog over the last two financial years […]


“South African Rugby Union’s decision to withdraw Tel Aviv Heats invitation is embarrassing”

Tebogo Msimanga SA Jewish Board of Deputies says the decision of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) to withdraw its Mzanzi Challenge invitation to the Tel Aviv Heats is disgraceful and frankly embarrassing. The board reiterated that it is appalling that the governing body of SA rugby has caved in without a fight to those […]

Premier Maape congratulates Mokoka for winning the Cape Town marathon

Just News | Premier of the North West Province, Kaobitsa Bushy Maape has congratulated Stephen Mokoka for winning the Cape Town Marathon. Mokoka who was born and bred at Ramatlabama, Six Hundred in Mahikeng Local Municipality in the North West has been dominating the Marathon for the third consecutive year. ” As the North West, […]


Fuel Price drop

Just News | Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, on Monday announced the adjustment of fuel prices based on current local and international factors with effect from the 7th of June 2023. South Africa’s fuel prices are adjusted on a monthly basis, informed by international and local factors. International factors include the fact […]

“Eskom cannot plead poverty when it is wasting over 3 billion per annum on private security contracts”

Just News | The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) met with Eskom management on Thursday for wage talks. Eskom revised its offer again and offered 5,25% increase. We rejected the proposal because we feel that Eskom can do better.  Food inflation is extremely high, and the cost of fuel and basic goods […]


Angry residents destroyed water supply to five hospitals while the country is facing potential cholera endemic

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Limpopo is warning the community of the Thulamela Local Municipality of the potential deadly dangers of shutting down the supply of water from the local dam that has since stopped water to at least five hospitals, especially when Limpopo is faced with a […]

Malaria remains the most prevalent disease in Africa

Just News | With World Malaria Day on 25 April, Vitality Health International, an innovative health insurer that rewards healthy living for employees in the rest of Africa (and owned by Discovery Group), has announced a partnership with social benefit organisation, Goodbye Malaria, to reduce the high incidence of malaria, a disease that is still […]