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400 jobs created with Chinese deal

Port Elizabeth – The production of up to 5 000 trucks at the newly launched First Automobile Works (FAW) vehicle assembly plant in Coega, Port Elizabeth, is good news for job creation in the country. Speaking before President Jacob Zuma launched the R600-million plant on Thursday, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies, said hundreds …

IFP: SCOPA STILL NEEDS TO ADDRESS ZULULAND MUNICIPALITY IRREGULARITIES

IFP

The IFP is highly perturbed that it did not get relevant answers from the Chairperson of the KZN Legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), Maggie Govender regarding the IFP’s stance that NFP leader, Mrs kaMagwaza-Msibi should appear before Scopa to explain expenditures during her tenure as Zululand District Municipality Mayor. Instead ANC officials responded. …

IFP: CALLS FOR AN INDABA TO STOP CHILD MURDERS

IFP

The IFP in KwaZulu calls on government to urgently arrange an Indaba, which will bring together all stakeholders from all walks of life, to discuss the killing of children after the body of a mutilated three-year-old boy was found in a disused room at St John’s Church in Pongola. “It is with utter disgust that …

IFP: GOVERNMENT HAS FAILED SHACK DWELLERS

IFP

The IFP has lashed out at the KwaZulu Natal Provincial Government for its failure to provide shack dwellers with decent houses. “As freezing weather persists around the country this is a painful time for shack dwellers. Marikana shack dwellers in Kokstad are yet another example of shack dwellers who bear the brunt of the KZN …

IFP: PRINCIPAL HAS NO RIGHT TO TRANSFER LEARNERS WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT

IFP

The IFP in Kwazulu-Natal has expressed concern over a decision taken by the principal of Ngali High School, in Emvuyane, Vryheid to transfer learners to another school without consulting their parents. The IFP KZN, Education Spokesperson, Thembeni kaMadlopha-Mthethwa MPL, today said, “The principal had no right to transfer learners from one school to another without …

Voedselsekerheid word bedreig

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Wouter Wessels, LPW van die Vryheidsfront Plus in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer, het gister tydens die begrotingsposdebat van die Departement Landbou daarop gewys dat die grootste bedreiging vir landbou in Suid-Afrika wanpersepsies en veralgemening is. Hy het daarop gewys dat dit verkeerd is om te dink dat alle swart boere misluk, maar dat dit ook net …

QUARTERFINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP CLASSIC

Kia South Africa Fed Cup Team Media Day

Quarterfinal results of the Dunlop Classic being played in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Singles Quarterfinals Men Boys 12 2-Tinashe Taruberekera (GC) bt Ruben Fortuin (Bol) 7-5 6-3 3-Connor Kruger (GN) bt Tatenda Mutetwa (Zim) 3-6 7-6 (4) 6-4 6-Codie Van Schalkwyk (WP) bt 4-Tom Mchugh (Bol) 6-0 6-0 7-Carl Roothman (Bol) bt 1-Robbie Arends (WP) 6-2 1-6 …

De Kock denied parole

Suspects nabbed for rhino poaching related crimes appear in court

Pretoria – Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has denied former apartheid-era police colonel, Eugene de Kock, parole. De Kock was sentenced to 212 years in jail in 1996 for the murders he committed during the apartheid years. According to Minister Masutha, not all the due processes were followed properly, as families of the …

Wanbestuur vermoor mense

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Die Vryheidsfront Plus het vandag die hantering van die gesondheidskrisis in die Vrystaat deur die ANC en die wyse waarop hulle die debat oor die Departement van Gesondheid gister in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer benader het, ten sterkste veroordeel. Die ANC-lede in die Wetgewer het ‘n bespotting en ‘n sirkus van die debat gemaak en ontken …

Police crack down on dagga distribution network

Crime

Johannesburg – The three suspects arrested for possession of dagga, with a street value of about R500 000, will appear in the Jeppe Magistrate’s Court today. The Hawks’ Organised Crime Unit intercepted a dagga distribution network when they arrested three suspects for possession of dagga in the West Rand on Tuesday night. The suspects, two …