President Zuma stands by JSE black ownership remarks

President Jacob Zuma stands by his assertion that black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) stands at 3%, his office said on Sunday. President Zuma had made the remarks during his the reply to the State of the Nation Address. The remarks, the Presidency said, incurred the wrath of some economic commentators. Commentators referred to…..

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“Don’t Let Destruction Distract You” by Kelvin Onalo

#The_FeelGood_Breakfast_Show “Don’t let destruction distract you ” There will be destruction in your journey of success, don’t let destruction to distract you! Remain focused because you know your destination and any thing that happens in mid way, should not determine your destination!”… keep Focused, Keep Living! – Kelvin Onalo

R840m to upgrade varsities

Pretoria – R840 million will be allocated to historically disadvantaged institutions (HDIs) from the development grant over the next two financial years. This emerged during a meeting in Parliament on Wednesday, where the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training was briefed on the implementation of recommendations by the Ministerial Committee for the Review of Funding…..

South Africa’s Urbanisation comes with a Heavy Price

A global obesity pandemic that is eating at the world staggeringly, has shown to be more common in children of Africa that are faced with what the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls “a double burden disease”. Another unsettling fact is that South Africa is Africa’s fattest Sub Saharan nation. A first of its kind analysis Lancet…..

French classes at DUT

French classes kicked of yesterday for students from the Faculty of Arts and Design The response for this pilot project was good and approximately 20 students have joined this 12 week learning programme, which will be lead by Prof. Delphine Colins. According to The facilitator of the programme, Tasneem Seedat, Prof Bawa along with his team,…..

Premier expects 100% pass from new school

Pretoria – Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza says he expects a 100% pass rate from the matriculants of a newly built Bushbuckridge school. Speaking at the official handover of Frank Maghinyana Secondary School in Bushbuckridge on Monday, Premier Mabuza said he was expecting no less than a 100% pass rate now that the learners, teachers and the…..

KZN municipalities urged to stop hiring consultants

Pretoria – KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has urged municipalities to stop hiring consultants to prepare municipal financial statements. This, she said, was done at a considerable cost without direct accountability for municipal audit outcomes. Addressing the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) KZN Finance Week Conference in Durban today, MEC…..

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KZN MEC condemns violent protests

Pretoria – KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has called on communities to address their concerns in a peaceful manner without damaging public facilities or behaving violently. The MEC said this in the wake of a violent protest on the R74 near Muden. She has since deployed a rapid response team…..

Electricity war room focused on keeping the lights on

Cape Town – The “electricity war room” is focusing all its energy towards implementing government’s five-point plan, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said on Tuesday. The Minister said this during a briefing by the Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster at the Imbizo Centre in Cape Town, which he chairs. Government’s various…..

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Don’t Ever Disturb A Girl, Whilst She’s Chasing Her Dreams

Recorded: 20 February 2015 #RadioDUTpresenterSearch