• Grace Mugabe assault: A mother getting her children in line

    NJABULO BUTHELEZI, AKANI CHAUKE & TINTSWALO BALOYI THE furore surrounding the alleged assault of a young South African woman by Zimbabwe First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has reignited debate around the subjugation of African cultures by the so-called Western civilisation. Black South Africans interviewed by CAJ News Africa said while they did not condone the actions […]
    • by Karabo Ngoepe
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  • Deputy Minister in hot water for allegedly assaulting woman

    KARABO NGOEPE DEPUTY Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana has found himself at the centre of a storm following allegations that he assaulted a woman over the weekend. Pictures emerged on social media depicting the injuries allegedly at the hands of Manana. Luyanda Duma posted the pictures of her cousin Mandisa with a […]
    • by African Times
    • 11 Days ago
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  • Police open fire at protesting University of Limpopo students

    MOYAHABO MABEBA THE University of Limpopo’s (UL) campus was once again the scene of chaos as angry students clashed with campus security on Thursday morning. The campus in Turfloop is currently under heavy police guard, as management fear that the situation could spiral out of control. Students and management held a meeting on Wednesday over […]
    • by African Times
    • 14 Days ago
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  • Furore over sex for marks scandal

    MOGAU PHALA TEACHER trade unions have expressed anger over revelations that educators demand sex from female learners in return for better marks in the Vhembe region, Limpopo. This follows a survey on sexual violence done in schools by the Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme (TVEP) in the region. It was found that 129 learners were proposed for sex by teachers last year. This year alone, 25 […]
    • by African Times
    • 15 Days ago
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  • Varsity rips off poor students

    RUSSEL MOLEFE and PIET RAMPEDI THE University of Limpopo is ripping off and cashing in on thousands of its poor students who rely on the National Student Aid Financial Scheme (NSFAS) for survival, insiders said. An investigation by African Times has revealed that the institution forces needy students to spend half their government sponsored meal allowances on food sold by itself or third parties on […]
    • by African Times
    • 15 Days ago
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  • EFF Limpopo secretary Jossey Buthane facing arrest

    MOGAU  PHALA ECONOMIC Freedom Fighters (EFF) Limpopo secretary Jossey Buthane is facing arrest after he failed to appear in the Schonoord magistrate court. A warrant of arrest was issued on Wednesday when he was nowhere to be found as his name was called to appear in the box. Buthane is appearing in court for two […]
    • by Karabo Ngoepe
    • 20 Days ago
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  • Santaco marches to demand operating permits

    MOGAU PHALA THE South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) has urged the department of transport in Limpopo to speed up the issuing of vehicle permits. Hundreds of taxi operators took to the streets of Polokwane on Thursday and marched to the department to the department of transport deliver a memorandum calling for a speedy resolution […]
    • by Karabo Ngoepe
    • 22 Days ago
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  • SA mourns veteran government spin doctor Ronnie Mamoepa

    MOYAHABO MABEBA  SCRIPTED endings to careers have always been rare in the workplace. Too often loyal employees hobble into retirement on the arm of a physiotherapist, or choose euthanasia, a quick pre-emptive press conference to avoid the indignity of being pushed out of employment. But the late Ronnie Mamoepa, who was spokesperson for deputy president, […]
    • by African Times
    • 25 Days ago
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  • Protest over protective gear halts service delivery in Thabazimbi

    BUKUTA NKUNA and ISAAC RAMOTHWALA WORKERS affiliated to the South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) have downed tools in Thabazimbi as they demand protective clothing to carry out their duties. The workers have been staging sit in for the past two weeks, vowing not to return to work until their demands are met. The union […]
    • by Karabo Ngoepe
    • 29 Days ago
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  • Over R100 million spent fixing unused HM Pitje Stadium

    KARABO NGOEPE THE Gauteng government has spent over R100 million renovating the HM Pitje Stadium in Mamelodi, east of Tshwane but the facility is still not usable. Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Jacob Mamabolo in response to a question from the Democratic Alliance’s Kingsol Chabalala revealed that the initial budget for the upgrades was R60 million […]
    • by Karabo Ngoepe
    • 29 Days ago
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