Sangoma gets 425 years in prison for raping initiates

2015-10-02 16:03

A sangoma, convicted of raping 17 girls at his initiation school in Mpumalanga, has been handed 17 life sentences for rape - an effective 425 years in prison.

Tracker dog praised as two poachers convicted

2015-09-30 08:27

A magistrate in Mpumalanga has praised a Belgian Malinois dog that successfully tracked two poachers, resulting in their conviction.

Viral mob justice video clips to be used to track down killers

2015-09-26 09:45

Viral video clips showing villagers in Mpumalanga burning a man implicated in the rape and murder of a pregnant woman will be used to track down those who participated in the mob justice attack this week.

Broken iron saves farm couple from torture

2015-09-21 16:07

Three suspects are on the run after holding two victims at gunpoint and trying to torture them with a hot iron at a farm in Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumalanga.

MSM project leaves a legacy of love

2015-09-18 11:44

One of Mpumalanga’s few projects aimed at prevention HIV among men who have sex with men has shuttered its doors, but it leaves behind a legacy of love.

Hundreds flee homes as cops nab alleged electricity thieves

2015-09-17 17:31

More than 300 villagers living adjacent to the Mbombela stadium in Mpumalanga fled their houses after 10 of their neighbours were arrested for illegally connecting electricity to their homes.

From dust to dreams

2015-09-15 08:00

It has produced scores of provincial cricketers and one national player in 11 years, but at the Malekutu Cricket Academy, children still don’t have the basic tools they need to excel, writes Sizwe sama Yende

Poet has dirty, loose panties - ANCYL president

2015-09-11 09:43

Newly elected ANC Youth League president Collen Maine hit below the belt at a female poet, saying "if her dirty panties are loose she must not take that it is true for the women in the ANC".

Mpumalanga premier 'collapses due to fatigue'

2015-09-08 14:18

"Workaholic" Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza is at home resting after reportedly collapsing due to fatigue.

Women 'better than men at preventing poaching'

2015-09-08 08:02

Women make better anti-poaching rangers than men, a member of the mostly female award-winning Black Mambas unit has said.


Mpumalanga premier is not dead - official

2015-09-30 18:04

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza is not dead, his spokesperson says after his office received a hoax call announcing he had died.

Mpumalanga premier's former security head no longer Welcome

2015-09-29 20:00

Former security head in Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s office, Welcome Nkuna, has been suspended from a top government position, for allegedly flouting procurement procedures.

Intervene or else: Vexed ANC members threaten Mpumalanga elections

2015-09-23 10:34

Disgruntled ANC members in Mpumalanga are likely to form a new civic organisation to contest the 2016 local government elections if Luthuli House does not intervene in the party’s affairs.

eMalahleni man allegedly shot dead by police

2015-09-21 14:41

Residents of eMalahleni have protested after police officers allegedly shot and killed a man at the weekend.

Former Mbomela mayor quits 'sick' ANC to join EFF

2015-09-17 17:31

Ex-Mbombela mayor Isaiah Khoza has left the ANC to join the EFF, labelling his former party as "sick". He is the second top ANC politician in the province to defect to Julius Malema's party.

Hawks raid municipal offices in corruption case against Mbombela manager

2015-09-17 15:12

The Hawks have confirmed that they raided Mbombela city offices in Mpumalanga last week to seize files about the irregular hiring of 150 general workers.

ANC politician 'leaving party of thugs' for EFF

2015-09-14 19:36

A former ANC politician who was implicated in the 2005 Travelgate scandal has joined the EFF, claiming the governing party in Mpumalanga has been sold to thugs.

Suspected poacher's claims of sexual assault investigated

2015-09-09 13:56

The South African National Parks has denied any knowledge of a police case against Kruger National Park rangers accused of sticking a rifle up a rhino poaching suspect's anus, but police say an investigation has been opened.

Woman in court for stabbing boyfriend to death

2015-09-08 11:16

The case against a 20-year-old Mpumalanga woman who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death during an argument has been postponed, and she has been released on a warning.

Barefoot woman hands over R20 in spirit of Ubuntu

2015-09-05 11:26

Marlene Hurter sat in a bank next to an elderly, barefoot woman counting out R60 and decided to hold her hand out as a joke. She never expected a joke would play out the way it did.

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