Women With Blisters Protest Walk On Saturday

Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu is expected to join thousands of sisters and misters, at the 10th annual 1st for Women Sisters with Blisters protest walk, with Jacaranda FM. The protest walk, which attracts over 5 000 participants each year, is part of the National Disability Rights Awareness Month (DRAM 2015) and marks the 16…..

No Load Shedding Expected This Summer: Eskom

While no load shedding is anticipated this summer, Eskom will continue to carry out maintenance at its plants, Group Chief Executive Brian Molefe said on Monday. “While the system remains tight, we will continue with maintenance with no or limited load shedding,” said Molefe at a briefing on the current state of the power system. Eskom…..


Chambers has announced the first single, ‘Heaven’s Got No Place (Pascal & Pearce Remix)’, off his eagerly anticipated EP (expected early 2016). Jacques Moolman (the front man of the SAMA award winning rock band Shadowclub) announced his new solo project ‘Chambers’ in May 2015 – the project, which already has the South African blogosphere buzzing, feature’s…..

Despite Rain, Drought Remains In Kwazulu-Natal

While the rain experienced in KwaZulu-Natal over the past few days has been welcomed, the drought in the province remains severe and the public must continue to conserve water. This is according to the provincial Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA). In a statement on Sunday the department said although the rains had refreshed…..

#Replay : Othi Interviews Gauteng Music Development Reps on TCL

About Gauteng Music Development The main aim of the Mzansi Music Ensemble is to promote an awareness of the intriguing magnetism of proudly South African music demonstrating the vast versatility and charm of our country’s deep rooted culture in a sophisticated modern interpretation of this music. Possessing immense knowledge in the music and entertainment industries of…..

Cabinet Members Bound By Ethics Code

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says Cabinet Ministers are bound by the prescripts of the Executive Ethics Code, which blocks them from misusing their positions of authority to benefit themselves. The Deputy President said this when responding to questions in the National Assembly on Thursday. Agang MP Molapi Tlouamma had asked the Deputy President how he, as…..

SMEs Encouraged To Participate in SAA Summits

South African Airways (SAA) is inviting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to participate in its series of Supplier Engagement Summits. “In support of the country’s national developmental goals, SAA is inviting small to medium enterprises (especially those who are 50% or black, black women, youth owned, disabled people and military veterans owned businesses) to the North…..

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Hoot Against Violence Against Women And Children: Shabangu

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu,has called on motorists to hoot and switch on their vehicle hazard lights for five minutes, on 19 November, to raise awareness on violence against women and children. Leading a debate on the 16 Days of Activism against Violence on Women and Children campaign, under the theme “count me…..

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Government Welcomes Sentencing In Mido Macia Trial By: Lungelo Ngcamu Government has welcomed the sentencing of eight former Daveyton policemen for the murder of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia, saying it should serve as a deterrent to anyone who takes the law into their own hands — regardless of their standing in society The eight policemen…..

SA Banks Pledge Billions For Land Reform

By: Lungelo Ngcamu The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform says the Banking Association of South Africa’s pledge of R1 billion per annum is to support the land reform programme of the department and not agri-parks. “Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti would like to clarify that the in-principle commitment of R1 billion…..