• Zuma vows to tackle “racially skewed” economy

    PIET RAMPEDI EMBATTLED President Jacob Zuma has used his official Freedom Day speech to castigate “anarchists” who protested violently and those divided the country and tried to sustain a racially skewed economy. He said despite a lack of basis services such as water, housing and electricity in some communities, the ANC government had improved the lives […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Concerns over mob justice incidents

    MOYAHABO MABEBA RELIGIOUS leaders have joined the police in a chorus of condemnation following persistent incidents of mob justice in which angry civilians take the law into their own hands. Police stations across Limpopo have been inundated with a plethora of criminal cases where irate community members often took matters into their hands, killing criminal […]
    • by African Times
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Thugs terrorise Tzaneen communities

    GLACIER NKHWASHU RESIDENTS of Tzaneen in Limpopo are living in fear after a group of thugs launched a reign of terror in their communities. A gang of about 100 has allegedly raped an unknown number of women at knife-points, hijacked cars at gun-point, stole cars from homes and robbed pedestrians in recent weeks. According to […]
    • by African Times
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Dr Mathatha Tsedu’s appointment as Wits adjunct professor hailed

    MOYAHABO MABEBA THIS has truly been a phenomenal year for retired veteran newsman Dr Mathatha Tsedu. The year has not even crossed the half way winter mark, but the renowned editor and anti-apartheid activist has already been honoured three times. This year’s accolades started pouring in two months ago in Polokwane, where he was honoured […]
    • by African Times
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Zuma slams “anarchists” who protest violently

    PIET RAMPEDI PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has slammed “anarchists” who protested violently, destroying property and disrupting other people’s lives in the process. Addressing a packed Giyani Stadium at the official Freedom Day celebration rally in Limpopo, Zuma urged South Africans to refrain from actions that could threaten their hard-earned freedom, especially violent protests. It was unacceptable for protesters […]
    • by African Times
    • 2 Years ago
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  • So-called Arms Deal corruption claims are baseless and racist, says Thabo Mbeki

    Arms Procurement: Former President Thabo Mbeki hits back at baseless and stereotypical claims of African corruption. WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM THE NATIVES? – THE SUBLIMINAL THESIS BEHIND THE NOISE ON THE ARMS PROCUREMENT COMMISSION, writes Thabo Mbeki. A few days ago, on April 21, President Zuma released the Report of the Judicial “Commission of […]
    • by African Times
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Young author unveils a book to motivate hopeless youths

    GLACIER NKHWASHU A DEDICATED, disciplined and determined young author has written a book aimed at motivating and helping the country’s youths to be on the straight and narrow. Vukosi Danisa Baloyi, a quiet spoken rural woman who has become one of the youngest motivational books’ authors in South Africa, says she wants to help young […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Nedbank Cup: fireworks expected at Polokwane derby

    MOYAHABO MABEBA AFTER a series of preliminary rounds, the business end of the Nedbank Cup for Limpopo teams goes down to the wire with a derby between struggling Polokwane City and National First Division pacesetters Baroka FC at the Peter Mokaba stadium this Sunday. Baroka are the only lower league team still left in the […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Baroka winger reveals secrets behind his magic touch

    MOYAHABO MABEBA THE nickname ‘Skhwama Samatariyana’ invokes memories of a football wizard who dazzling skills on YouTube has left the multitudes in stitches and myriad of jaws experiencing a downward movement. Tshepo Matete’s (23) unorthodox style of football has seen his video on Youtube receiving over 120 000 views and have seen him gaining somewhat […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Teenage models to fly the country’s flag high in Brazil

    STAFF REPORTER Brazil is the next destination for the ambitious and God fearing Nkuna sisters. Xikhongelo “Congi” Nkuna (15) and her younger sister, Tiyiselani “Tiyi” Nkuna (12) are keenly waiting for 26 August to arrive as their modelling careers are set to take a different dimension.The two will be competing in the Miss Nations pageant […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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