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Wave of motivation flows over women in blue

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  20 Views  -  0 Comments
As Women's Month came to a close, the police women of Phuthaditjhaba cluster in Qwaqwa marked the occasion with a motivational talk.The Malala a laotswe Hall of Phuthaditjhaba police station was packed to the rafters with women police officers and the women working as the administration clerks in... Read Article

Barnard Molokoane’s learners ready to take over the world

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  26 Views  -  0 Comments
TUMAHOLE – With over three months before the final examinations starts, the race is on for the top learner at Barnard Molokoane Secondary School in Tumahole, Parys. Dumelang News spoke to some of the learners at Barnard Molokoane on Saturday just after their extra classes. According to these young... Read Article

Diponsho to put Maluti on the MAP

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  26 Views  -  0 Comments
Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality (MAP) will, this year, host the annual Dipontsho Tsa Maluti-A-Phofung which will be an eight-day festival fully focused on entertainment and activities for all age groups. The aim of the festival is to enhance economic activities, to improve tourism aspects by... Read Article

Young married couples donates sanitary towels

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  24 Views  -  0 Comments
TUMAHOLE - As part of honouring women and giving back to the community, a group of young married couples in Tumahole donated sanitary towels to young ladies at Lehlohonolo Day Care Centre which looks after young and variable orphans. “As Young Wedded Pairs we have committed ourselves to giving back... Read Article

MAP celebrates women through education

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  17 Views  -  0 Comments
KESTEL - In a month’s time, South Africa will be celebrating the centenary birthday of the longest serving President of the African National Congress (ANC), Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo. Keeping that in mind, Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality celebrated women within the municipality as part of... Read Article

Fezile Dabi District Municipality elects a new Speaker

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  17 Views  -  0 Comments
SASOLBURG -  Fezile Dabi District Municipality elected a new Speaker following a council meeting which was held yesterday in Sasolburg. “In today's council meeting Fezile Dabi District Municipality elected Cllr. Lucky Kubeka as the new Speaker,” said Thomas Nopheche the municipality’s spokesperson... Read Article

Over R650m readdressed to Metros to boost infrastructure

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  18 Views  -  0 Comments
In response to rapid urbanisation, the forum of Minister and MECs of Human Settlements (MINMEC) has taken a decision to redirect over R650 million Urban Settlements Development Grant (USDG) to the country’s five metropolitan municipalities.The five municipalities - Mangaung, Ekurhuleni, City of... Read Article

Thabo Mofutsanyana marks end of Women's Month with influential gathering

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  32 Views  -  0 Comments
Over a thousand women in the district municipality of Thabo Mofutsanyana came together  at the Makabelane Technical School in Qwaqwa to mark the end of Women's month this week.The district's executive mayor, Malefu Vilakazi, said that Women’s month was an important celebration to them and thus it... Read Article

“Education and skills are the fastest equalisers to bridge the inequality gap”

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  22 Views  -  0 Comments
Former African Union Commission chairperson and African National Congress presidential hopeful Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma delivered the key address at the Gordon Institute of Business Science forum in Johannesburg on Tuesday, where she acknowledged the various challenges facing South Africa.While... Read Article
Through cooperatives, ordinary people have been empowered to participate in the economy

Free State supports cooperatives

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  39 Views  -  0 Comments
 Bloemfontein - On Saturday, President Jacob Zuma joined Free Staters who celebrated International Day of Cooperatives which was held at Old Grey sports centre in the City of Roses.The event is a platform to share practical ideas on how the cooperatives sector can be supported and developed into a... Read Article

Clean audit for Zwane

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  25 Views  -  0 Comments
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has welcomed the Auditor-General's clean audit opinion for his department and three of its entities for the 2016/17 financial year."The outcome of this report is a reflection of the hard work and concerted efforts by the department's officials and those in... Read Article

Mangaung features in ‘Greenest Municipality’ competition

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  18 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Barbara Thomson, announced winners of the sixth Greenest Municipality Competition Awards at a glittering ceremony that took place in Bloemfontein on Tuesday morning.The Greenest Municipality Competition aims to address issues around... Read Article

MAP medical students encouraged to plough back

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  24 Views  -  0 Comments
 Medical students originally from Maluti-A-Phofung who have been sent to Cuba to study will be assigned to assist with the required services at the Manapo Mopeli Regional Hospital after the completion of their studies.This was the decision taken after executive mayor of Maluti-A-Phofung together... Read Article

Ehrlich Park rapist slapped with 15-year prison sentence

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  34 Views  -  0 Comments
Five years later justice has been served for an 18 years old rape victim.A 31-year-old man convicted of raping an 18-year-old girl in Ehrlick Park, Bloemfontein, five years ago was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment on Monday.According to police reports, Teboho Clearance Nemavhidi (31) had on... Read Article
“The Guptas have zero influence, I call the shots,”

Manyi discloses share register…

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  31 Views  -  0 Comments
“The Guptas have zero influence, I call the shots,” says new media mogul Mzwanele 'Jimmy' Manyi on the appropriation of ANN7 and The New Age.Manyi was disclosing shareholders registration of Lodidox Pty on Wednesday at the headquarters of both publications in Midrand.Manyi told reporters the entity... Read Article
"I went straight to the SRC to report this matter."

WSU student to face legal action over R14 million transfer…

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  54 Views  -  0 Comments
"As a responsible person and a member of PASMA, not just a member but a leader of students I went straight to the SRC to report this matter. Today the people who are supposed to be defending me, the SRC is quiet, some of them are responsible for the leaking of this information because they want to... Read Article

Welkcome Spring

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  29 Views  -  0 Comments
Spring day means that warmer, finer days are on the way, which in turn means that you can move away from thick coats, woolly socks and snuggles by fire! South Africa Celebrates spring Day on the 1 September. Spring day traditions in South Africa range from having a traditional braai to shaving your... Read Article

Ten words college students should know

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  20 Views  -  0 Comments
Educated men and women have more than a diploma to show for their efforts. They also have an expanded vocabulary. Grammarly.com has helpfully published a list of words that every college student (and graduate) should know. Do you? Here are the ten words every college student should know:1.... Read Article

Emotional send off for Moshe Tladi

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  26 Views  -  0 Comments
TUMAHOLE - The late Regional Secretary of the African National Congress (ANC) in Fezile Dabi district, Moshe Tladi, was laid to rest following an emotional send off by party provincial leaders, friends and family on Sunday in Tumahole. The cold winter morning did not deter party members and... Read Article

High density operation led to arrest of 271

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  35 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - In a quest to continue reducing crime in the Free State and ensure that members of the community are and feel safe, the provincial commissioner Lieutenant General, Lebeoana Tsumane, called for all men and women in blue both in operational and support to hit the streets throughout the... Read Article

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