Sat, Jun 19, 2021

Politics

DA welcomes historic ruling on Ingonyama Trust’s violation of communal land rights

Tebogo Msimanga| The Democratic  Alliance(DA) says it welcomes the historic ruling by the Pietermaritzburg High Court declaring the Ingonyama Trust’s policy of making communal land occupants sign leases and pay rent as unlawful. The Trust’s communal land occupants will now get back their lease rentals which they have paid to the Trust to date. DA […]

ANC North West mourns the passing of a distinguished activist

Tebogo Msimanga | The African National Congress ( ANC) in the North West Province says it has learned with shock and sadness, the news of the passing of one of the longest-serving leaders of their movement, Oabetswe Johannes Tselapedi. Tselapedi passed on Sunday morning following a short illness. The party described him as a freedom […]

Sport

Chiefs Appoints Baxter As Head Coach

Hlokomelo Mabogale | Kaizer Chiefs have secured the signature of Stuart Baxter as a new head coach. Baxter who is no stranger to Naturena, has agreed to a two-year contract plus a two-year option as the coach of Amakhosi’s first team. The English coach was in charge of Chiefs from 2012 to 2015. During his […]

President Ramaphosa congratulates Mosimane

Just News | President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Pitso Mosimane on leading the continent’s top football club, Al Ahly, to victory in the African Super Cup on Friday, 28 May 2021. Al Ahly’s win over Renaissance of Morocco earned the former Mamelodi Sundowns coach his fourth title with Al Ahly since joining the club six […]

Business

NUM demands 15% increase

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says it wants to clarify to the public about some media houses that reported that the NUM has revised its 15% wage increase in Eskom negotiations to 5%. NUM Acting General Secretary William Mabapa said the NUM wants to put it on record that they did […]

Miniter Patel signs master plan for the steel sector

Tebogo Msimanga | The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel, along with industry stakeholders from the steel and metal fabrication sector signed a Master Plan for the sector on Friday 11 June 2021 The steel industry plays an important role in South Africa’s industrial capacity, both as a direct driver of growth, investment […]

Health

5 552 New Covid-19 Cases in South Africa

Just News| The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Services reported that 5,552 news Covid -19 cases have been identified in South Africa. The majority of cases on Monday, were from Gauteng province(67%), followed by the Western Cape( 8%) and North West 5%. One hundred and fifty-three more […]

R32.5 million wasted on Cuban doctors – DA

Tebogo Msimanga | The Gauteng Health Department took R32.5 million out of its HIV/AIDS grant to pay 28 Cuban doctors for a year’s service on Covid-19 related activities even though no local need for them had been identified. Democratic Alliance Gauteng Shadow MEC for Health Jack Bloom said this “wasteful and misdirected” spending was disclosed […]

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