For six years, Thabiso Seanego (25) tried to improve his maths and science marks so that he could qualify for an electrical engineering degree.
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Councillors from an Mpumalanga municipality gave residents permission to protest, but then allegedly had them so severely beaten the day before, they couldn’t even assemble.
» Water: Dirty water remains Dipaleseng’s biggest problem, and the municipality has been buying water treatment chemicals from a Free State company. “Last week, we had no water for two days because the company that supplies us with chemicals claims it gets orders late and its payments never get processed on time. I’ve asked them to send [...]
Johan Sibaya’s plight exemplifies what happens when things fall apart in government: residents are abandoned by the same politicians they voted into power.
Mathuto Rakometsi (24) hails from the Gauteng township of Vosloorus, but after a year living in Siyathemba township near Balfour, she calls the place home.
Mpumalanga police have sent some of the dockets containing their investigations into the recent spate of initiation school deaths to the director of public prosecutions for a decision.
Mpumalanga’s provincial government has been accused of hiding more initiate deaths.
As the most senior traditional leader, King Makhosonke II is rather easygoing.
The head of the Hawks in Mpumalanga has been charged for alleged fraud relating to travel claims.
Dedicated teaching in Nkomazi has raised the matric pass rate.
Protesters in Ermelo, Mpumalanga, burnt municipal offices and stole four computers when they went on the rampage yet again.