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Is Diko back at work, Mr President?

Is Diko back at work, Mr President?

Diko has been on a leave of absence for just over a year after reports that her husband, the late Amabhaca King Madzikane II Thandisizwe Diko, secured a R125million Covid-19 PPE tender from the Gauteng health department. The provincial department was led by Diko’s family friend and close ally Bandile Masuku at the time. Madzikane […]

The National Lotteries Commission is part of Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights for an Equal Future

The National Lotteries Commission is part of Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights for an Equal Future

According to the National Income Dynamics Study – Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (NIDS-CRAM), women accounted for approximately 67% of the job losses in South Africa between February and April 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ADVERTORIAL: NLC-funded projects continue to build hope in these communities.                                                                      FUNDING FOR IMPACT KURUMAN-NORTHERN CAPE, Bomme, Ke […]

Schools, principals disagree on whether to take a break in October or not

Schools, principals disagree on whether to take a break in October or not

According to a presentation News24 has seen, three options are expected to be considered to mitigate the impact of another interrupted school year due to Covid-19 and related lockdowns. Among the options is that Thursday, 23 September – the day before the Heritage Day public holiday – be made a special holiday. This long weekend […]

Deokaran murders arrested, more to follow

Deokaran murders arrested, more to follow

Police spokesperson Colonel Brenda Muridili said the group was arrested in a joint operation by the SAPS Serious and Violent Crimes Unit, SAPS Johannesburg K9, Johannesburg East Crime Intelligence, Fidelity Specialised Services and Community Active Protection late on Thursday evening at various hideouts. During the arrests, the police recovered two firearms and two vehicles. Deokaran […]

Report on KZN chemical spill to be tabled soon

Report on KZN chemical spill to be tabled soon

“The multi-departmental investigative team which was set up to address the third priority has almost finalised a preliminary report which sets out the findings of the investigation, specifically into the regulatory environment in which the UPL warehouse was required to operate,” said the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy. The Minister said […]

Momentum hosts #SheOwnSherSuccess campaign

Momentum hosts #SheOwnSherSuccess campaign

The event, hosted by Sherlin Barends, explored the topic of taking control of careers and being strong leaders. Successful women leaders shared insights from their own lives to explain what it takes to be the woman in charge. Later, we were empowered with ways in which to control our emotional and physical states as well […]

Teenage pregnancy a worrying trend in SA

Teenage pregnancy a worrying trend in SA

This was revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi in a written response to questions from the DA tabled in the Gauteng legislature. A total of 23 226 teenage pregnancies were recorded in that time period, with 2 976 girls between the ages of 10 and 19 choosing to terminate the pregnancy.  “These numbers are […]

Vodacom Journalist Awards entries now open

Vodacom Journalist Awards entries now open

Last year, for the first time, the Awards were hosted virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic and a virtual format will also be followed for the 2021 Awards. The 2021 theme for the Awards is Resilience, which is a continuation of the 2020 VJOY theme of Reimagine, Reinvent and Rebuild, as South Africa’s media industry […]