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SA records first Monkeypox case

South Africa has recorded the first case of monkeypox. This follows Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla received a report from the National Health Laboratory Services CEO that they have confirmed through laboratory tests the...

No more masks for Mzansi

As of yesterday, South Africans no longer need to wear masks indoors in public settings. Limits on gatherings, and border checks – including for vaccination status – have also been dropped. This is according to a...

Meet author Jackie Phamotse this weekend

This weekend is the chance to as author businesswoman, social activist and philanthropist Jackie Phamotse will be in Mbombela this Sunday. She’ll be at Ilanga Mall for a book signing of her latest read, Mercy....

Six people killed in Mametlhake crash

Six people were killed in a crash that happened on Friday evening on the D2740 Road in Phaake Village in the Mametlhake area. READ |Mpuluzi Car Crash | Another body of learner discovered The crash occurred...

Choreographer Lady Vee Mamba passes away

By Yoliswa Hlatshwayo  MBOMBELA- The arts and entertainment industry in the province has lost one of its own, Veronica affectionately known as Lady Vee Mamba after a short illness. READ | #RIPDeborahFraser | Tributes pour in for...

Bus crash claims nine lives

Supplied Content  Nine people were killed in a gruesome bus crash on the N3 between Heidelberg and Villiers this morning. The bus lost control, overturning into a stream before hitting a bridge. Three people also sustained...

SASSA R350 grant beneficiaries advised to re-apply

SASSA in Mpumalanga is urging all R350 grant beneficiaries to re-apply for the R350 COVID-19 Social Relief of distress grant. READ | SASSA fraudsters convicted for defrauding agency This statement comes after the Customer Care Unit received...

Deputy Secretary Trevor Nkosi passes on

ERMELO - Deputy Secretary of the ANC in Gert Sibande Region, Trevor Nkosi, passed on yesterday. READ | #RIPDeborahFraser | Tributes pour in for Deborah Fraser Nkosi also served as the Chief Whip of the Gert Sibande...

Shongwe Hospital patient commits suicide

A male patient estimated to be 38 years old committed suicide in the male medical ward on Wednesday, May 25. According to the health department, the hospital admitted the patient a day before he was...

Flabba’s girlfriend released on parole

Flabba’s girlfriend, Sindisive Precious Mangele, was released on parole today. The Department of Correctional Services confirmed her release. “The Correctional Supervision and Parole Board, (CSPB took this decision) having assessed Manqele’s profile. It was submitted...

WATCH | Reckless truck driver arrested

A video of a truck with a Mpumalanga registration went viral on social media after a motorist captured the driver on video driving recklessly. READ | #RIPDeborahFraser | Tributes pour in for Deborah Fraser The driver was...

ANC withdraws Philemon Lukhele’s membership

The African National Congress has withdrawn murder-accused Philemon Lukhele’s membership. According to the party’s Working Committee, he fraudulently obtained his membership. “Therefore, does not satisfy the stipulated requirements of the ANC Constitution in that he...