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PARLIAMENT STATEMENT ON SITUATION IN ZIMBABWE

PARLIAMENT STATEMENT ON SITUATION IN ZIMBABWE

Parliament’s Presiding Officers, on behalf of the National Legislature, welcome the swiftly undertaken efforts by the South African government and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regarding the unfolding situation in Zimbabwe. These efforts have included meetings with all affected parties in Zimbabwe itself. Our links with Zimbabwe go back to before 1994, during the […]

Splash for Hope Campaign hosts fundraising breakfast session

Splash for Hope Campaign hosts fundraising breakfast session

One of African authors and business expert, Victor Kgomoeswana, hosted the inaugural fundraising breakfast for the Splash for Hope Campaign. Splash for Hope awareness and a fundraising initiative was developed by the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC), and catalysed by the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) and other partners. The campaigns seeks […]

who is considered to be one of South Africa’s most renowned leaders, would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year.

who is considered to be one of South Africa’s most renowned leaders, would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year.

The Oliver Tambo Centenary Memorial Lecture, planned by the Foundation, will celebrate the life of Tambo, who famously said: “It is our responsibility to break down barriers of division and create a country where there will be neither Whites nor Blacks, just South Africans, free and united in diversity” – and lived to make those […]

ILLEGAL CONNECTIONS PUT LIVES AT RISK IN COFIMVABA, EASTERN CAPE

ILLEGAL CONNECTIONS PUT LIVES AT RISK IN COFIMVABA, EASTERN CAPE

 Illegal and unsafe electricity connections pose an underlying threat to the community in Joe Slovo Township in Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape. Many people in this community continue to connect electricity illegally; ignoring warnings that electricity is extremely powerful and can be deadly if not treated with care and respect. “Fatalities and injuries to members of the […]

PRESIDENT ZUMA TO UNDERTAKE A STATE VISIT TO ZAMBIA

PRESIDENT ZUMA TO UNDERTAKE A STATE VISIT TO ZAMBIA

President Jacob Zuma will undertake a State Visit to the Republic of Zambia scheduled to take place on 12-13 October 2017. President Edgar Lungu of the Republic of Zambia undertook a State Visit to South Africa in December last year. Interactions between the two Heads of State during this State Visit are aimed at deepening and […]

ILLEGAL CONNECTIONS CRIPPLE MADADENI COMMUNITY

ILLEGAL CONNECTIONS CRIPPLE MADADENI COMMUNITY

Illegal connections and electricity theft are causing widespread damage in Madadeni, Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal – unfairly inconveniencing law-abiding and paying customers. The electricity network in these townships was designed for a maximum demand of 2kVA per stand, however illegal connections overload the transformers, resulting in power failures. The area is infested with illegal connections, backyard […]

Vodacom reaches out to needy community

Vodacom reaches out to needy community

Vodacom continues with the spirit of giving by making everyday a Mandela Day. At the back-drop of this year’s Mandela Day celebration, Vodacom today reached out to those in need by handing over 10 laptops with data sim cards, e-books and food parcels to the Thandanani Drop in Centre in Mamelodi, East of Pretoria. This […]

ANCYL shocked at billions wasted at Treasury 

ANCYL shocked at billions wasted at Treasury 

ANCYL is alarmed at The Standing Committee on Public Accounts proceedings on the National Treasury on losing billions in IFMS programme that never took off the ground.  We further note that Scopa called on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to take decisive action against officials responsible for the collapse of the Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) […]

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