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Former SACM employees now want to sue

News in brief: 29 March 2020 By Anton van Zyl

Sixteen former prison wardens are now planning to sue their former employer, South African Custodial Management (SACM). The sixteen were fired after a prison break in October 2017. The wardens were also criminally charged and accused of creating an environment that had made it easy for seven of the prisoners to escape. The National Prosecution Authority (NPA), however, decided not to prosecute.

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Khosikhulu warns communities from burning buildings

News: 29 March 2020

Khosikhulu Vho-Toni Mphephu Ramabulana warned communities against vandalising government buildings such as tribal councils, community halls, clinics and schools, even if they are angry with the poor delivery of services.

Written by: Silas Nduvheni
 

UAAC suspends church services

News: 29 March 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The leader of the United African Apostolic Church (UAAC), archbishop David Mureri, stated his support for the total lockdown announced by the president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Monday night.

CPA prepares to benefit from SEZ

News: 28 March 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

“The land that you received through restitution is an asset that you must cherish, appreciate and manage well. We need to ensure that the lease that you will sign with the SEZ company or Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) must have both benefits and obligation between the lessor and the lessee.”

Informal business hit hard by Covid-19 outbreak

News: 28 March 2020 By Bernard Chiguvare

The term “business as usual” does not currently apply for stall owners and people who own bakkies for hire in Kruger street in Louis Trichardt’s CBD. The drastic measures instituted by the government to curb the Covid-19 disease has already had devastating effects on their livelihood.

Wife of former MP buried

News: 27 March 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Ms Shonisani Tseli (52), the wife of a former member of parliament, Mr Moses Tseli, passed away in the Zoutpansberg Private Hospital last Wednesday after a short illness.

 

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Matlaba makes Leopards proud

Sport: 27 March 2020

Black Leopards’ future as an affiliate of the Absa Premiership League might be hanging in the balance now, but they have something to be proud of. The team’s skipper, Thabo Matlaba, recently got a callup to be part of the national team, Bafana Bafana, in their next two African Cup of Nations qualifying matches.

Written by: Frank Mavhungu
 

 

Sport League Logs 20 March 2020

Video: 20 March 2020

The current sport logs as supplied by the relevant sports authorities.

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The thorny road to success

Entertainment: 29 March 2020

Local author Adziambei Milton Mathoma has published his second book, The thorny road to success.

Written by: Mbulaheni Ridovhona