By Lebohang Ndashe On 15 May, Braamfontein Centre buzzed with chants and struggle songs as workers affiliated with the Democratic Municipal and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (DEMAWUSA), protested demanding to be insourced permanently by Pikitup ahead of the end of their contract’s duration next month among many other things. The demonstration was attended […]

By Lebohang Ndashe   The Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Witwatersrand in collaboration with Wits Citizenship and Community Outreach (WCCO) has initiated a program aimed at providing students with Breakfast, lunch and Supper at the WCCO offices. This comes after the underground cable fire at the M1 highway which has affected power […]

Written by: Tlotlego Ranchu   Since the dawn of democracy, significant changes in the country’s education landscape can be seen, however the country is still struggling to achieve a higher quality education. As the national elections approach, VOWFM’s ‘Breaking Ground’ invited young leaders the top six’s  in thr City of Johannesburg – the African National […]

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 […]

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