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Nyaope drug wreaks havoc

10 months ago

Some nyaope addicts regret the day they experimented with that fatal drug. They want to quit but it is hard, thus crying out for help… *Nyaope = concoction of drugs…

Full-figured and phly

12 months ago

The full-figured girls of Soweto are reclaiming their right to be here. Members of Xivumvha Sparkles remind and give each other that much-needed pep talk: be comfortable in that plus-size body that you’re living in. They meet every Sunday at

No schooling for now

1 year ago

The government has stopped public school learners from going to school amid soaring number of Covid-19 infections across the country. This comes after the department of education consulted with more than 60 education stakeholders including parents, teachers’ unions and civil

Curtain falls on last Rivonia trialist

1 year ago

The last surviving member of the notorious Rivonia Trial, Andrew Mlangeni has passed away. He was 95 years old. Mlangeni who lived in Dube, Soweto, had abdominal complaints. He was rushed to 1 Military Hospital in Thaba Tshwane, Pretoria, where

Minister Cele unleashes police on Covid-19 defaulters

1 year ago

Beware! You could be sentenced to six months in prison and a fine should law enforcement agents find you without a mask in public. That’s an assurance from the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola. His statement follows

“People who drink alcohol in groups, let their guards down…” – Minister Dlamini-Zuma

1 year ago

Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has enunciated President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement to suspend alcohol with immediate effect in the country. This comes as the numbers of Covid-19 cases and deaths grow unabatedly. South Africa (on Level 3 lockdown) is among

People of the soil

2 years ago

Like the most, letsoku is one of the indigenous resources that many people overlook. To some it’s still as purposeful as it has ever been. For centuries, Africans relied on ochre or umchako, in isiZulu, for different reasons. This is

Ready for the unemployed relief grant

2 years ago

Some of the unemployed youngsters might lose out on the first payment of R350.00 of the social relief distress, amidst the Coronavirus lockdown scourge. They are still in the dark as to where and how to apply for the grant.

Bo “My friend” donate food parcels in Meadowlands

2 years ago

Foreign nationals who own spaza shops in Meadowland have donated food parcels to 200 struggling families of Ward 43 in Meadowlands Zone 1.  This positive gesture was facilitated through Ubuntu Botho Feeding Scheme. The scheme provides learners in the area

Moroka Swallows walk against gender-based violence

2 years ago

Moroka Swallows F.C players were at the receiving end of the hard talk from the club’s integrity committee chairperson, Tshepo Mokoena, at the Zoo Lake Sports Club grounds. This is where Mokoena’s non-profit organization, MADA, was hosting a 5km walk

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