Category «Events»

National Electricity Safety Week launched

Bleeding Government owned companies to be turned around

Pretoria – Eskom has launched the National Electricity Safety Week, which promotes and educates the public on the safe use of electricity. National Electricity Week runs from 11 – 17 August. “Every year, innocent lives are lost as a consequence of the unsafe use of electricity, particularly in the form of illegal connections. We believe …

AngloGold Ashanti Provides Update on South Africa Earthquake

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AngloGold Ashanti Provides Update on South Africa Earthquake (JOHANNESBURG) – AngloGold Ashanti confirms that an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude occurred near its Vaal River Operations in South Africa, at a depth of roughly 8km. Power to our Vaal River mines was temporarily interrupted and has since been mostly restored. Early indications are that 17 of …

Free State Cricket Annual General Meeting – 4 August 2014

Ontong, Bavuma give SA “A” solid first-day start

FREE STATE CRICKET UNION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD 4 AUGUST 2014 The Free State Cricket Union annual general meeting was held last night at Chevrolet Park whereby the President Ms. Z Thamae presented the President’s Report for 2013/2014 Cricket Season. PRESIDENT’S REPORT 2013/14 SEASON Maiden speech it is!!! Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. Allow me …

Womens Month in full swing

Gauteng women unite for empowerment

This is an auspicious year for our country. It is 20 years since our nation emerged from the shadow of apartheid and also the 60th milestone of extraordinary women who fought for our democracy. Government pays tribute to about 700 women who marched with Charlotte Maxeke in Bloemfontein in June 1913 in defiance of the …

Mandela Day lights up senior faces

Mandela Day lights up senior faces

Cape Town – The faces of senior citizens at the Imizamo Home for the Aged, in Hout Bay, lit up after they were visited by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown, on Mandela Day. Minister Brown says many people are what they are today because they were raised and looked after by senior citizens. Because of …

Deputy President spreads Mandela cheer at hospital

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Mahikeng – Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Friday rolled up his sleeves to paint one of the rooms of the Mahikeng Provincial Hospital, in the North West. Accompanied by Cooperative Governance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, and North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, the Deputy President painted a section at the hospital …

Let us make every day Mandela Day

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It is becoming a habit in South Africa to create a month to focus on a particular event or social issue which we mark in our national calendar. The month of June, which highlights June 16 as Youth Day, has become Youth Month and August 9, which marks Women’s Day, has turned the month of …

Mandela Day

Mandela Day

South Africa has seen a myriad of protests by communities particularly against municipalities. Some were dubbed service delivery protests for one reason or the other. President Jacob Zuma during his State of the Nation Address outlined a number of measures to address challenges in various municipalities. These measures have put a sharp focus on municipalities. …