Mpumalanga

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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  Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has criticised the planned enrolment of 290 students at two new universities. The two new universities, in Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape, are set to begin operations next year. “It is no secret that the worsening situation of unempl...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 15th, 2012
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Internet giant Google is threatening to sue a 23-year-old school dropout after he set up a jobseekers website and named it Doogle. Lawyers working on behalf of the world’s largest search engine, worth an estimated £160bn, wrote to South African-based Andries Maree Van Der Merwe ordering him to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 18th, 2012
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Dale T. McKinley This week legal papers are set to be filed in the Constitutional Court seeking an order to compel President Zuma to appoint a Commission of Inquiry into ‘allegations of corruption and mismanagement’ covering both the Badplaas area and the Mpumalanga Province as a whole. The pending c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 13th, 2012
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by Rebecca Reynolds, President and Founder, Rebecca Reynolds Consulting Dropping down over the Drakensberg escarpment, an immense shelf of land that gives way in great carved ravines to the vast plains below, I was awed by its magnitude. Instinctively, I felt my arrival in “the bush” and began to pre...
By benim
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Nov 6th, 2011
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Mbombela – If Swaziland suffers an economic and social collapse, the provinces of Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng will be most affected, says South African sociologist Hilda Simelane. Simelane told African Eye News Service that a Swazi collapse would not only hurt exports to Swaziland, bu...
By benim
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Sep 21st, 2011
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Two cases of bestiality involving dogs were reported by police in two provinces on Tuesday. In the North West, a man apparently had sex with a dog in a toilet in Mabopane, north-west of Pretoria, on Sunday. Lt-Col Dikatso Thebe said the owner of a house in block EW, Mabopane, caught the 21-year-old w...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Aug 31st, 2011
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A man appeared in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for allegedly raping his goat, North West police said. Zacharia Tivane (41) would remain in custody until his next appearance on 21 October, Sergeant Kelebogile Moiloa said. Tivane was arrested on Sunday morning and charged with bes...
By benim
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Apr 23rd, 2011
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Paramedics reported that at least 19 people died on South Africa’s roads since the start of the Easter holidays on Friday. In an accident on the N4 near Ngodwana in Mpumalanga 11 people died when two minibus taxis collided head-on on Friday morning just after midnight. In the Eastern Cape a two...
By benim
In Refugees/Migrants
Dec 3rd, 2010
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“I really need to go back to South Africa,” said Thuli Ngwenya,* with a hint of desperation in her voice. “Although I want to come back and live in Zimbabwe there are no jobs available for me to support my family.” For the past eight years Johannesburg’s Berea has been h...