Former Free State Premier Beatrice Marshoff. (Dudu Zitha. © ST. via Gallo Images)

Condolences expressed for former Free State Premier, Beatrice Marshoff

Story Continues below advertisement According to a media statement released by the South African Government News Agency, President Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences to Marshoff’s family and friends. Marshoff passed away on Saturday, leaving behind a legacy of service to the people of the Free State province. “The President has Read more…
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Letsemeng Local Municipality Faces Crisis as Key Managerial Positions Remain Vacant

Story Continues below advertisement Letsemeng Local Municipality in the Free State province is facing a crisis as major managerial positions remain vacant, some for an extended period of time. The contracts for the last two important posts, CFO and Director of Technical Services, expired on 04 April 2023, and the Read more…
Members of Parliament were united in their outrage against G4S on Tuesday with regards to the thabo bester case. Archive photo: Ashraf Hendricks

Parliamentary briefing on Thabo Bester postponed after G4S no-show

Story Continues below advertisement Tuesday’s parliamentary briefing on the escape of rapist and murderer Thabo Bester from Mangaung Correctional Centre was unable to proceed when security company G4S, which operates the prison, declined to appear. Bester escaped from prison on 3 May 2022. The Parliamentary Committee on Justice and Correctional Read more…
The eThekwini Municipality moved families into this temporary residential accommodation to make way for a housing development over 11 years ago. Many have not yet been moved out and they say conditions here are getting worse. Photos: Nokulunga Majola

Living conditions at “transit camp” in eThekwini Municipality are inhumane, say residents

Story Continues below advertisement The Amaoti Transit Camp on Shellbrook Street in Amaoti, north of Durban, was intended as a temporary home for people who had to be moved from land earmarked for a housing development. But 11 years later, many of the families are still there, and their living Read more…
July 01,2014. Speaker in the legislature Ntombi Mekgwe. Pic. Antonio Muchave. © Sowetan.

Gauteng Legislature Speaker Ntombi Mekgwe Jets Off on R759k Trip to New York

Story Continues below advertisement In a move that has sparked outrage and criticism, Gauteng Legislature Speaker Ntombi Mekgwe has jetted off on a R759,000 trip to New York. According to reports, Mekgwe is leading a delegation of six officials from the Gauteng Legislature to attend a conference at the United Read more…