Written by: Lebohang Ndashe   The University of Witwaterand’s Student Representative Council (SRC) in Johannesburg’s stance on the ongoing defunding process by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) was released in a statement published yesterday. The SRC expressed its disappointment in NSFAS’s incompetence and the improper disbursement of student allowances. Under Bukisa Boniswa, the […]

Written by: Lebohang Ndashe   On a recently released statement, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) elaborated on the payment error caused by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and the disbursements made to University and TVET college students for the 2024 academic cycle, against valid registration records received on the 15th March 2024 for […]

Written by: Tlotlego Ranchu   Tensions between the Witwatersrand African Taxi Owners Association (WATA) and the Nancefield-Dube Taxi Association’s (NANDUWE) arise as the two associations threaten violence between themselves. The MEC of Roads and Transport Kedibone Diale-Tlabela revealed in a statement, that the police have notified her department of a looming taxi war between the […]

Written by: Tlotlego Ranchu   The ANC’s Doctor Nkosindiphile Xhakaza has been elected as the City of Ekurhuleni’s new mayor, breaking the weeks-long stalemate in the metro. His election was unopposed, following a three-hour delay to the proceedings of his elections as parties negotiated a suitable candidate. Ald Nkosindiphile Xhakaza has been sworn in as […]

Written by: Lebohang Ndashe Gauteng residents were on high alert following the unpleasant weather conditions that hit the province these past few days leaving many major roads slippery, motorists have since been warned to drive with caution and extend the safe following distance. Johannesburg Emergency Management Services spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi pleaded with residents in low-lying […]

Written by: Lebohang Ndashe   Police arrested four suspects after a 33-year-old educator was allegedly shot and killed in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng. Among the arrested is a medical doctor, who is reported to be the ex-husband of the deceased. Police responded to a complaint of a shooting incident in Hendrik van Eck Boulevard in Vanderbijlpark. On […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba The South African Federation of Trade Unions is concerned that R23 billion from the Unemployment Insurance Fund is being used for employment-creating schemes through the Labour Activation Programme. The union suggests that instead of investing in projects that benefit the parasitic bourgeois without benefiting the contributing workers, the money should be […]

Written by: Lebohang Ndashe   On 7 April,  South Africa joined the global community in commemorating World Health Day, to raise awareness about the significance of addressing social determinants of health that influence access to quality health care. Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla joined by several leaders including Gauteng MEC for Health and Wellness, […]

Written by: Lebohang Ndashe   In an effort to maintain cleanliness, order, and adherence to city by-laws, the City of Johannesburg in collaboration with Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department to remove unlawfully erected posters and signage from the streets. The city says no person(s) may erect an advertising sign or continue to use an advertising sign […]

Written by: Lebohang Ndashe   The North West University (NWU)’s Potchefstroom campus has paused its academic activities following the water crisis in the JB Marks Municipality’s and surrounding areas. There has been a slight improvement at some points however, it’s not enough to ensure that reservoirs on campus can fill up and thus ensure the […]

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