15 July 2018


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SA observes National Diabetes Awareness Month

Ishmael Mohutsiwa from Mogopa Village near Ventersdorp has been living with diabetes for close to two decades, at least the 16 years after he was diagnosed.

Mohutsiwa spoke to Semphete newspaper this week, in an attempt to share first hand information and experience about the chronic illness that affects ...read more


Mahumapelo launches Leadership Spousal Support to empower women

Mahikeng-based philanthropist, entrepreneur, businesswoman and a community builder, Kule Mahumapelo, launched a trailblazing programme for spouses of people in leadership positions last weekend.

The Leadership Spousal Support Programme (LSSP) was launched at the Mmabatho Convention Centre in Mahikeng. Mahu...read more


Witrand Hospital CEO scoops Lifetime Achiever Award

One of the best hospitals in the country, Witrand Psychiatric Hospital in Potchefstroom, has added yet another feather to its cap. Last week its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Naledi Lavinia Mocwaledi-Senyane, scooped the Public Service Lifetime Achievers Award at the National Batho Pele Excellence Awards hosted by ...read more


Municipal public accounts committees ready to oversee financial management

Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in the province is intensifying measures to improve municipalities' usage of public funds and audit outcomes.

The department has embarked on an intensive weeklong induction programme for new members of the Municipal Public Accounts Committees (MPAC) on ...read more


Bokone Bophirima and Free State collaborate on HRD policies and skills development

Skills development, Human Resource Development policies, post-matric opportunities, bursaries, learnerships and internships were top on the agenda of a two-day workshop convened by Bokone Bophirima and Free State Offices of the Premier at the Stonehenge Lodge in Parys, Free State.

Described by participants a...read more


Education department recognises stakeholder's contribution

The Department of Education and Sport Development has recognized and honoured good efforts of stakeholders who go an extra mile to contribute to education. The stakeholders were honoured at a gala event last weekend at Sunrise View Primary School in Rustenburg.

President Jacob Zuma once referred to educati...read more


Matoropo o bolotsa letsholo la go kopana le baagi

Matoropo wa Masepala wa Kagisano-Molopo, Mokhanselara Bitsa Lekopane, o tsweleditse letsholo la metseletsele ya dipitso tsa baagi ba metse e e farologaneng mo masepaleng ono.

Maikaelelo a dikopano tseno ke go buisana le baagi ka dintlha tsa go godisa moono wa puso o o tsamaisanang le Lenaneo la Tlhabololo l...read more


Swedish Alex Noren wins the 2016 Nedbank Golf Challenge

Swedish golfer, Alex Noren, defied the odds to come from six shots behind on the final day of the Nedbank Golf Challenge to win the tournament by six strokes.

By his own admission, Noren spent years dreaming of playing in the Nedbank Golf Challenge, originally known as the Million Dollar Golf Challenge and...read more


SA is far much better than 20 years ago - IRR report

South Africans have got more reasons to be hopeful about the country and how far it's come since the advent of democracy.

This is the outcome of a report from the Institute of Race Relations (IRR), which showed that life has generally improved since 1994.

The report - titled 'Life in South Africa: ...read more