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Ekurhuleni sets aside R12-billion for youth-owned businesses

JOHANNESBURG – The Mayor of Ekurhuleni Mzwandile Masina on Tuesday said the city has set aside R1- billion to ensure youth owned businesses and Small, Medium and Micro-Enterprises (SMMEs) to reposition themselves as capable and preferred service providers to government. “The money will be ring-fenced to create procurement opportunities for local entrepreneurs, service providers and […]

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Another taxi accident, this time involving 16 pre-school children

JOHANNESBURG – Sixteen preschool children were injured Tuesday morning after their minibus taxi lost control and rolled several times along the Umgudulu Road in Resevoir Hills, Durban. Rescue Care Operations Director Garrith Jamieson said paramedics were on the scene just after 7am. They found injured children o the side of the road. They soon established […]

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Twitter reacts to apparent stand-off between Mbalula and Ntlemeza

TSHWANE – Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Monday instructed acting national police commissioner Johannes Phahlane to find former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza and seize the state vehicle and cellphone from him. “We’ve been informed that General Ntlemeza entered the management meeting of the Hawks, at the Hawks headquarters this morning, and he ordered the head […]

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Two million students funded by NSFAS since 2013, says Nzimande

JOHANNESBURG – More than two million students studying at South Africa’s public Universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges have been funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) since 2013, the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande said on Monday. Ndzimande released details of the NSFAS funding […]