Limpopo MEC “dismayed” at burning of fifth school at Malamulele

Pretoria – Limpopo Education Acting MEC Jerry Ndou has condemned the burning of schools in Malamulele and called on law enforcement agencies to deal with the culprits. This, after a fifth school was burned on Wednesday morning in the area, a day after learners in Malamulele attended classes for the first time in 2015, after … Continue reading “Limpopo MEC “dismayed” at burning of fifth school at Malamulele”

Big Brother Africa (BBA) auditions

Big Brother Africa (BBA) is coming back to our screens with season 9 of the show. They are inviting applications from daring, bold and adventurers citizens of 14 African countries with a valid passport to audition. Prize money for this edition of BBA is $300, 000.00 (about R3 million). Auditions are invited from nationals of … Continue reading “Big Brother Africa (BBA) auditions”

Ruto ICC trial postponed to 2014

Nairobi – Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto has returned to Kenya from The Hague in the Netherlands after his trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged involvement in crimes against humanity was postponed to January next year. The plane carrying the deputy president and his entourage touched down at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International … Continue reading “Ruto ICC trial postponed to 2014”

China returns poached rhino horns

Johannesburg – An agreement between the South African Government and People’s Republic of China in committing to fight the illegal exploitation of wildlife crime has yielded positive results, with the return of poached rhino horn and elephant ivory back to South Africa. A consignment of 33 rhino horns and a large number of elephant ivory … Continue reading “China returns poached rhino horns”

More planes for Philippines armed forces

Manila – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) plans to acquire two additional C-130 planes to improve its capability in emergency and disaster relief efforts. AFP chief Gen. Emmanuel Bautista said the Air Force currently has three C-130 aircraft used in transporting relief goods for Typhoon Haiyan victims and equipment for government troops involved … Continue reading “More planes for Philippines armed forces”

Fraud charges won’t stop Malema from getting votes in 2014

By Reginald Makgoba His reputation as the voice of the poor might have been marred by the allegations of corruption and fraud but the Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius ‘Juju’ Malema seems to have found a strong voice that resonates with the hopes of many young South Africans as well as those gatvol with the … Continue reading “Fraud charges won’t stop Malema from getting votes in 2014”

Diepsloot toddler murders: 5th suspect arrested

Pretoria – The fifth man believed to be a prime suspect in the murder of two toddlers in Diepsloot has been arrested. Police on Thursday released the man’s identikit and offered a R100 000 reward for information that would lead to his arrest and successful prosecution. The man was arrested in Alexandra, Johannesburg, this morning, … Continue reading “Diepsloot toddler murders: 5th suspect arrested”

Malamulele riots: Premier steps in

By Sydney Masinga & Orlando Chauke Giyani – The Limpopo provincial government and the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) have stepped in to reopen consultation processes to consider creating a separate municipality for the Malamulele area. On Tuesday, 45 people were arrested after the residents of Malamulele near Giyani barricaded streets and set shops and some … Continue reading “Malamulele riots: Premier steps in”