19 July 2018


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Savings mount and bills slashed... going Green

Energy saving continues to be top on the agenda of the world and South Africa is no exception.
 
This because of a worldwide awakening on energy conservation and considering renewable energy, which is said to be reducing the amount of fuel needed to generate electricity. 

Renewable ...read more


Taung residents want land claims reopened

The majority of participants from the North West province who participated in land claim public
hearings in Taung, expressed support for the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill.
The hearings were hosted by Parliament’s
Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform. Among o...read more


Matlosana Municipality marks Albinism Day 

Living with albinism is not only a challenge because of an overly sensitive skin, but people living with albinism are often discriminated against or their lives put in danger by those who believe in myths about them. 

Matlosana Local Municipality recently commemorated the International Albinism Day by...read more


Dikampa tsa baithuti ba marematlou di tsweletse sentle  

Lefapha la Thuto le Tlhabololo Ya Metshameko mo porofenseng ya Bokone Bophirima le kaile fa dikampa tsa baithuti ba marematlou (Grade 12) di tsweletse sentle kwa ntle ga mathata. 
 
Baithuti ba marematlou ba tsenetse dithuto tsa katoloso ya mo gare ga ngwaga go ipaakanyetsa setlha sa ditlhatl...read more


Lichtenburg court postpones human trafficking case

The trial of two women who are facing charges of abducting, drugging and forcing a 17-year-old into the sex trade was postponed to 19 July 2018 to allow police to conduct further investigations.
Natasha Moncho (22) and Mpho Sebati (20) appeared briefly before the Lichtenburg Magistrates Court and were remande...read more


Deputy ministers engage Taung youth on development   

Young people in the arts and culture sector got an opportunity to have their say and engage government leaders when Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Maggie Sotyu and her counterpart at State Security Agency, Ellen Molekane, visited Manthe village in Taung last Friday. 
 
Sotyu and Molekan...read more


CATA footsoldiers getting ready for SATMAs  

In order to make this year’s South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards (SATMA) a success, cultural officers at the launch in Mpumalanga met SATMA organisers last week Friday to map a way forward to the 13th annual awards celebrations. 

The objective of the meeting was to correct the mis...read more


All roads lead to North West for SATMA 13

The 13th Annual South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards (SATMA) were launched on Saturday last week at the Emnotweni Arena in Mpumalanga under the theme: “Embrace your Heritage”. 

The SATMAs will be held in Mahikeng in September.

The launch was used to unveil this year...read more


Relief for troubled patients as NHI draws nearer

Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, says the Medical
Schemes Amendment Bill and the National Health Insurance
(NHI) Amendment Bill will introduce measures that will lift a financial burden
from beneficiaries subjected to high healthcare costs.

Briefing members of the media in Pretori...read more