ARTICLES RELATING TO THANDI MODISE

SA pig farming is ethical, says Sappo

2014-08-13 20:36

Pig farming by commercial pork producers in the country is ethical and well-managed, says SA Pork Producers' Organisation CEO Simon Streicher.

DA concerned about interference in farm probe

2014-08-01 20:13
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The DA has expressed concern about alleged interference in the investigation of cruelty to animals at NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise's North West farm.

Inspectors threatened at Modise's farm - report

2014-07-29 10:35
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Two NSPCA inspectors are expected to lay charges against Thandi Modise's farm manager and spokesperson after allegedly being threatened with violence at her farm, according to a report.

Malema hurt in fracas at Gauteng Legislature

2014-07-22 22:01
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Party leader Julius Malema has been hurt in a scuffle at the Gauteng Legislature in Johannesburg, where police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse defiant EFF members.

The Story of a South African Farm

2014-07-21 07:54

The reaction of South Africa's politicians to the animals' deaths on Thandi Modise's farm leaves much to be desired, writes Kameel Premhid.

Modise must avail herself for probe - DA

2014-07-19 14:42

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise should make herself available for a parliamentary investigation over the deaths of animals on her farm, the DA says.

North West premier's spokesperson fired

2014-07-15 21:13

Lesiba Kgwele, head of communications in the office of the North West premier, has been fired following a disciplinary hearing, an official says.

Malema lambastes Modise over 'pig massacre'

2014-07-13 14:18
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He was a better farmer than embattled NCOP speaker Thandi Modise, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has said, adding that farming was “very simple”.

Modise could face jail over animals

2014-07-13 10:08
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NCOP chair Thandi Modise could face over 200 charges of animal cruelty and jail time if found guilty after dozens of animals were found dead and starving on her N West farm.

Don't mix business and politics, says Vavi

2014-07-12 07:35
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Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has reiterated that politicians should not get involved in business, after reports of dying animals on a farm owned by NCOP chair Thandi Modise.

Pig saga: EFF, DA lash out at Modise

2014-07-08 21:43
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NCOP chair Thandi Modise has been lambasted by parliamentary colleagues after dead or dying animals were found on her farm. Some had turned to eating carcasses for survival.

ANC chief whip defends Thandi Modise

2014-07-08 14:46
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ANC chief whip Stone Sizani has defended National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise, following criticism of her controversial North West farm.

Modise 'was attached to her pigs'

2014-07-08 09:26
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NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise was attached to the animals on her farm, and a report stating she suffered more than them was untrue, her spokesperson says.

Pigs forced to eat pigs on NCOP chair’s farm

2014-07-06 09:42
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Police and SPCA officials have made a gruesome discovery of severe animal neglect when called to Modderfontein farm, in Potchefstroom, which is owned by NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise.

Parties not taking voters seriously - Zuma

2014-06-20 14:12
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President Jacob Zuma has told MPs that there has been a “very dramatical” decline in other parties, which indicated that they did not take voters seriously.

Zuma's ANC to blame for Marikana - Malema

2014-06-18 17:52
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President Jacob Zuma's ANC government was directly responsible for the Marikana shootings, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has said.

North West premier congratulates predecessor

2014-05-23 16:08

Newly appointed North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has congratulated his predecessor Thandi Modise on her appointment as National Council of Provinces chairperson.

North West 'will prosper' under new premier

2014-05-22 07:23

The North West province will prosper under the leadership of new premier Supra Mahumapelo, the North West legislature says.

Modise condemns North West shooting

2014-05-16 13:38

North West Premier Thandi Modise has condemned the shooting at a provincial government department where two employees were killed.

Modise welcomes NWU's female rector

2014-05-05 15:18

North West Premier Thandi Modise has welcomed the appointment of the first woman to be appointed rector of the North West University's Mahikeng campus.

Police patrol Freedom Park ahead of Mthethwa visit

2014-04-30 14:05

Police have gathered near a taxi rank in Freedom Park near Rustenburg ahead of Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's visit in the area.

Pupils back at school after North West protests

2014-04-14 12:06

North West pupils and teachers have returned to school in Bloemhof, Bodibe and Itsoseng after violent protests, the premier's office says.

Modise condemns torching of buildings

2014-04-13 14:30

North West premier Thandi Modise has condemned the burning of a tribal office and a municipal councillor's house in Khunotswane village outside Zeerust.

Modise worried by protest instigators

2014-04-10 13:20

North West Premier Thandi Modise has expressed concern at allegations that councillors instigated protests near Lichtenburg.

Modise to meet with North West protesters

2014-04-09 22:34

North West Premier Thandi Modise has formed a provincial executive council task team that will meet with Boitumelong and Itsoseng protesters.

 

Charges laid against two at Modise farm

2014-08-06 15:13

Charges of intimidation, assault, and kidnapping have been laid against two people at the North West farm of National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise.

NSPCA inspector used K-word - Modise farm manager

2014-07-29 16:24
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National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise's farm manager has denied threatening two NSPCA inspectors with violence, claiming he saved them from harm at the hands of farmworkers.

SPCA laying charges against Modise

2014-07-25 12:14
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Criminal charges will be laid against against National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise following allegations of neglect of animals on her North West farm, the NSPCA says.

Malema goes to court over Parly ejection

2014-07-20 14:04
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EFF leader Julius Malema has taken National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise to court in a bid to have his ejection from Parliament declared unlawful.

DA: Another state farm found with animals mistreated

2014-07-17 23:42

Another farm, owned by the state, has been found outside Hartbeesfontein in the North West where pigs have been mistreated, the Democratic Alliance says.

SPCA to probe Modise's brother's farm - report

2014-07-15 14:46

The National Council of SPCAs says it can't confirm a report that it intends to investigate Thandi Modise's brother's farm following allegations of animal neglect.

Modise adviser denies help claims

2014-07-13 12:08

Thandi Modise's political adviser has denied that North West farmers offered to help solve the NCOP chairperson's farming problems.

Worker tells of last days on Modise's farm

2014-07-12 22:56
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The last farmworker to abandon National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise's farm says his family was forced to leave because they faced starvation, according to a report.

Modise 'takes Sowetan to ombudsman'

2014-07-09 06:14
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The National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has lodged a complaint with the Press Ombudsman against the Sowetan, a spokesperson says.

Zille appointed deputy chair of NCOP

2014-07-08 18:37

DA leader Helen Zille has been appointed deputy chairperson of the National Council of Provinces.

120 animals euthanised on Modise's farm

2014-07-08 13:49
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So far the number of animals put down on Thandi Modise's North West farm has reached 120, according to the NSPCA.

Modise passes the buck after pig farm stink

2014-07-07 18:47
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National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise says she will co-operate with the investigation into the neglect of animals on her farm.

Malema vows to challenge any sanctions on him

2014-06-20 16:06
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Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has vowed to challenge in court any sanction imposed on him by Parliament.

Defiant Malema asked to leave Parliament

2014-06-19 19:48
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The EFF leader Julius Malema has been asked to leave the National Assembly, after refusing to withdraw a remark accusing the ANC of murdering mineworkers in Marikana.

Malema: Zuma scared of white people

2014-06-18 15:53
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President Jacob Zuma lacked courage and sold out the revolution, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has said.

Thandi Modise is new NCOP chair

2014-05-22 12:47

Former North West premier Thandi Modise has been elected chair of the National Council of Provinces.

Vandalism blamed for lack of services in North West

2014-05-20 14:38

Vandalism is behind the lack of services in Madibeng, North West, and not a lack of effort or money by government, the water affairs department says.

Protest within the law, urges North West premier

2014-05-14 07:13

North West Premier Thandi Modise says protesters must abide by the law to avoid violent confrontations with police, after rubber bullets were fired during an illegal protest near Marikana.

Premier: Put polls above dispute

2014-05-04 08:58

North West Premier Thandi Modise has urged those involved in a traditional leadership dispute not to allow it to prevent them from voting in the upcoming elections.

Mthethwa: Criminality in North West not tolerated

2014-04-28 22:18

Wanton and senseless criminal activity in the North West would not be tolerated and the police should act swiftly to arrest criminals, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said.

Modise: North West pupils ordered back to school

2014-04-13 18:10

Pupils who have missed classes because of violent protests in the North West will be able to return to school, Premier Thandi Modise has said.

Councillors: Police colluding with protesters

2014-04-11 07:28

Councillors in Lekwa Teemane local municipality have accused police of colluding with protesters in Boitumelong, Premier Thandi Modise's office says.

Teen shot dead in North West protest

2014-04-10 07:11

A teenage boy has been shot dead in a protest in Christiana near Bloemhof, the North West government says.

Men encouraged to test for breast cancer

2014-03-30 12:05

North West premier Thandi Modise has appealed to men to do annual screening and testing for breast cancer.

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