Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s state of the province speech notably left out some of the province’s most pressing issues like the collapsing state of municipalities and the plan to reduce traditional circumcision deaths.
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Mpumalanga’s education department has begun reviewing its R1.4 billion school nutrition programme tenders in line with a court order, but it is not clear if it will meet the court’s deadline, which is today.
An election promise has come back to haunt a municipality in Mpumalanga after it tried to sell residents houses that campaigning politicians swore would be given to them for free.
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The ANC in Mpumalanga has requested its service- delivery protest task team to submit a preliminary report by next week.
Mpumalanga’s Nkangala district mayor Speedy Mashilo has resigned before he could be pushed out of the job for refusing a deployment to Parliament.
It is only now, after my exposure to urban life, that I realise I did not have it easy growing up in Daggakraal, a village of about 1 450 households near Volksrust in southwest Mpumalanga.
A district mayor from Mpumalanga is in hot water with the ANC after he turned down a deployment to Parliament.
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has finally decided to prosecute all those responsible for deaths in Mpumalanga’s initiation schools.
Newly appointed State Security Minister David Mahlobo (42) was given the sarcastic tag of “Super HOD” by his colleagues in Mpumalanga – but he doesn’t mind.
A municipality would rather spend millions more to fix a malfunctioning sanitation project than to recover the wasted R124.2 million.
The SA Communist Party (SACP) in Mpumalanga has welcomed the appointment of its chairperson into Premier David Mabuza’s cabinet, but still insists that the ANC has not changed its attitude of undermining the party.
A “radical approach” will be needed to grow the Mpumalanga economy, Premier David Mabuza said in his swearing-in speech.
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