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By: Sello Theletsane JOHANNESBURG- The Kenny Kunene Foundation today partnered with Boulevard Cellars in Rivonia to distribute hundreds of food parcels to poor elderly residents of Penniville and New Canada informal settlement south of Joburg. One of the recipients was Cynthia Nontangane(56) from New Canada informal settlement. Nontangane, who is unemployed, takes care of her late sister's five kids aged between...
Dear Cde SG I’m sure you’re preoccupied with the momentous task of ensuring that we deal decisively with the invincible enemy that has ravaged communities throughout the world, namely; Covid-19. This letter does not seek to place additional burden upon you Cde SG, when already our communities and society looks towards the ANC and it’s government for answers and solice. We as...
By: Hadebe Hadebe Everyday SA feels increasingly like a place of monarchs and the notion of the divine right of kings seems to guide and direct conduct behaviour of individuals. There those who are worshipped and worshippers in the national ‘bayede’ (or gat-kruiping) culture whose outcomes could be worse than corruption. Mark Parker, an English professor at James Madison University,...
By: Carl Niehaus This week various universities, among others the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) and University of Pretoria (TUKS), proceeded with study-programs of online lectures. The University of South Africa (UNISA), being a correspondence university, had a bit of a head start in doing so. Apparently UNISA also decided to conduct online mid-year exams next month. On face value...
By: Hadebe Hadebe At end of the first day of South Africa’s twenty-one day lockdown in reaction to the novel coronavirus virus, there was outrage that many people in the country’s poorer areas did not heed the call that they must stay at home in order to reduce infections. Individuals and the media expressed their displeasure and encouraged the police...
JOHANNESBURG, March 27 - The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) on Friday confirmed that its leader, Kenneth Meshoe, and member of parliament, Steve Swart, have tested positive for Covid-19. "Our hope & trust is always in our God and with him, we are able to overcome all things, including this Covid-19 pandemic," the party posted on its Twitter account. Meshoe and...
PRETORIA, March 27 – South Africa's government on Friday announced the country's first two deaths from the Covid-19 novel coronavirus as the number of infections increased to over 1,000 people. "This morning, we wake South Africans up with sad news that we now have our first deaths resulting from COVID-19. These two deaths occurred in the Western Cape,” health minister...
Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said, adding that the Duchess of Cornwall, 72, has been tested but does not have the virus. Both Charles and Camilla are now self-isolating at Balmoral. Buckingham Palace said the Queen last saw her son on 12 March, but also "remains in good health". The Queen, the...
CAPE TOWN, March 23 - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday announced a 21- day nationwide lockdown for the country. Addressing the nation on Monday night, Ramaphosa said the lockdown will take effect from midnight on Thursday, and will last until April 16. During the lockdown, people will not be allowed to leave their homes. He said that international travellers in...
By: Mzwandile Masina The ANC resolution on the SARB was a capture by a German is the new orthodoxy of those who want to keep to the status quo in the ownership and control of the South African economy, particularly the financial sector. The Sunday Times article is meant to frame and discredit this ANC resolution as something that must...


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