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Mpumalanga premier wants R8mln Madiba statue fixed to resemble former struggle icon

WITBANK, November 2 – Mpumalanga Premier Refilwe Mtshweni asked the member of the executive council (MEC) for arts and culture, Thandi Shongwe, to fix the statue of late former president, Nelson Mandela, so it resembles him, Mtshweni’s spokesperson Zibonele Mncwango said on Friday. The statue was created and erected by the government outside the provincial […]

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Mpumalanga community safety MEC Pat Ngomane urges communities to protect albino children

WITBANK, October 11 – Mpumalanga Community Safety member of the executive council (MEC) Pat Ngomane on Thursday, urged community members to work with the police to protect children living with albinism from attacks. “These people did not chose to have white skin and they were created by God,” said Ngomane. “Let us protect our people who […]

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Five learners killed in Mpumalanga bus, taxi head-on collision

JOHANNESBURG, August 31 – The Mpumalanga department of community safety, security and liaison confirmed on Friday that five school learners had been killed in an accident after a minibus taxi collided head-on with a bus. The accident happened on the D2940 Road in Kamdladla, Nkomazi, at abut 07h20 on Friday morning. Department spokesperson Joseph Mabuza said that four […]