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David Mabuza’s speech ignores service delivery, circumcision deaths

27 June 2014 15:16

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.

Education dept reviews ‘irregular’ R1.4 billion school nutrition tenders

26 June 2014 10:31

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.

Promises cost municipality

22 June 2014 15:00

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.

Going home 20 years later: Everything – and nothing – changes

5 June 2014 10:00

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.

Inclusion of SACP chair in David Mabuza cabinet doesn’t mend relations with ANC

30 May 2014 14:19

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.