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News24.com | Ekurhuleni: High hopes trashed as millions promised to community contractors evaporate

An Ekurhuleni waste management project to upgrade small-scale community operators into viable businesses has ended in acrimony. The city laid out R1.2 billion – but community operators complain they were short-changed by companies appointed to mentor them.At fault is the city’s failure to monitor companies which provided mentoring, or to keep watch on how the…

News24.com | South African troops land in Mozambique

SANDF special forces arriving in Mozambique for the SADC mission. An image shows special forces, military vehicles, and equipment offloaded in Mozambique. The deployment comes days after the official D-Day. It is not clear to what extent SANDF deployment in South Africa will affect the Mozambique response.A contingent of the South African National Defence Force…

Rambharat: Covid not just a pandemic

News Clint Chan Tack 5 Hrs Ago Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat. – AGRICULTURE Minister Clarence Rambharat said covid19 is not just a pandemic. At a webinar hosted by UWI’s Cocoa Research Institute (CRC) on Wednesday, Rambharat said over the last year and a half, covid19 has been disruptive and uncertain on many different levels across…

It’s a lie I was involved in bid to stage a coup d’etat‚ says Andile Lungisa

Andile Lungisa, former ANCYL deputy president, says he was supportive of protests against ‘the unjust arrest of [former] president Jacob Zuma but I never advocated for any violence’. File photo.Image: Eugene CoetzeeFormer ANC Youth League (ANCYL) deputy president Andile Lungisa says he was interrogated for allegedly “assembling an arsenal” for the purposes of overthrowing the…

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