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Mashatile happy with Municipal report, as ANC GP prepares for rally!

Mashatile happy with Municipal report, as ANC GP prepares for rally!

He was responding to the Auditor General’s report on the performance of Local Municipalities, which found that in Gauteng 33% of municipalities achieved clean audit opinions, 50% of municipalities achieved unqualified audit opinions and 16% achieved adverse audit opinions. “Gauteng municipalities have become strong and capable institutions that are managed and governed efficiently. This is […]

SABC effects local content on all platforms as from July!

SABC effects local content on all platforms as from July!

This is part of the state broadcaster’s 90% local content quota revamp. According to Head of Television Verona Duwarkah, the revamp will start on SABC 3 and could even be upped from the standardised 90% local content to a whopping 100% specifically on that channel. “At the moment, the talent that we introduced today is […]

Water running short at schools a disgrace to our education system!

Water running short at schools a disgrace to our education system!

“This is the world of sorrow‚ this is the world suffering‚” they sang. “Izolo mama bengingekho‚ ngiyolwela imfundo‚” the song continued. This loosely translates to “I wasn’t home yesterday mama‚ I went to fight for education.” This is one of four pickets Equal Education is holding at the basic education offices across the country. The […]

Cosas sends a stern warning to blessers- stay away from ‘our’ girls!

Cosas sends a stern warning to blessers- stay away from ‘our’ girls!

The organisation representing pupils announced yesterday that it was starting a campaign to educate the pupils in the province not to be tempted by flashy lifestyles promised by older men in return for sex. “We’re launching this campaign next month to coincide with Youth Month,” said Cosas KwaZulu-Natal chairman Siyabonga Phakathi. “The message we’re sending […]

Eskom eager to help Sowetan’s massive debt!

Eskom eager to help Sowetan’s massive debt!

The DPE was responding to a question by Democratic Alliance MP Natasha Mazzone, who asked whether “there are any plans to waive debts owed by residents of Soweto to Eskom for services rendered”. The DPE said Eskom “has an incentive programme in place where customers converted to prepaid meters are monitored over a period of […]

Lets embrace our African-ness!

Lets embrace our African-ness!

No country is an Island, and South Africa cannot act and operate in isolation. Simply put: we need one another irrespective of colour, creed or nationality. This Diaspora at its best, finish & klaar! Former Statesman Thabo Mbeki, made a profound yet moving speech ‘Im An African’ at the adoption of The Republic of South […]

Road offenders will feel the might of the law!

Road offenders will feel the might of the law!

The arrests formed part of Operation Molao aimed at curbing lawlessness and reducing the scourge of road crashes‚ it said. More than 130 motorists received fines for different offences including failing to wear seatbelts‚ using cellphones while driving‚ using vehicles with various defects including smooth tyres‚ defective lamps and wipers. A total of 101 unroadworthy […]

Spy report allegations a fabrication says Mabuza!

Spy report allegations a fabrication says Mabuza!

He told Sowetan that flat denials by ANC veteran Mathews Phosa at the North Gauteng High Court on Friday proved the report that said he was a spy was fabricated in recent years. During cross-examination, Phosa said it was a “false proposition beyond any reasonable doubt” that he wrote the report. He maintained that it […]

Court ruling declares Ithuba to continue with Lotto!

Court ruling declares Ithuba to continue with Lotto!

“The NLC has welcomed the ruling of the North Gauteng High Court that has re-confirmed Ithuba as South Africa’s national lottery operator‚” it said in a statement. “It has taken over a year to get to this point‚ and our focus can now shift solely to matters of regulation‚ funding and working for the public […]

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