Monthly Archives: July 2016

Countdown to local elections

With just a few days to go before the 3 August Municipal Elections, government has called on all eligible voters to go in their numbers to cast their votes. "We encourage all

MEC Mathabo Leeto donates school shoes to 134 learners, 1 Aug

With the Mandela Month drawing to an end the Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mrs Mathabo Leeto continues with the spirit of giving that Mandela

South Africa: Olympic Voyage Ignites DA Gama’s Dreams

At the age of 54, South Africa coach Owen da Gama is right to consider himself a well-travelled person. Thanks to football and his keen eye for goal, he built up an

South Africa’s Penalty King Set for Rio Dream

Although Jody February goes to lengths to explain that he is no hero, tens of thousands of South African football fans would beg to differ. After all, it was the young goalkeeper

South Africa: 29 July, 2016 – Press Releases

The Inkatha Freedom Party cautions artists not to stifle their careers by aligning themselves to political parties as happened with the group Big NUZ."The IFP had secured the performance of Big NUZ

South Africa: Parliament On Resumption of Schooling in Vuwani

The Select Committee on Education and Recreation welcomes the announcement by the Department of Basic Education of an agreement between the Department and Traditional Leadership in Vuwani to a process to restart

South Africa: MEC Belinda Scott – Kwazulu-Natal Top Business Awards

The KwaZulu-Natal Top Business Awards address by Honourable Ms Belinda Scott, MEC of Finance in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal

Distinguished guests,

Members of the media,

Fellow citizens.

1. Introduction

First and foremost let me apologise on behalf

Athletes, you’re doing weight training all wrong

To become stronger and develop more muscle, you must lift heavier weights over relatively few repetitions. At least, that has been the received wisdom among professional athletes. However, a new body of

Unique Brain Exercise Shown in Study to Lower Risk of Dementia

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Researchers announced breakthrough study results Monday — indicating that a particular form and dose of brain training can reduce the risk of dementia by

South Africa: Is Zuma Right That Mpumalanga Has Eliminated 98 Percent of Bucket Toilets?

President Jacob Zuma told Mpumalanga residents that their province has managed to eliminate 98% of bucket toilets between 2014 and 2015. Is that so?As part of President Jacob Zuma's Siyahlola monitoring programme,

South Africa: DA’s Diverse Councillor Candidates Ready to Bring Real Change and Jobs to Tshwane

The following remarks were made by DA Mayoral Candidate, Solly Msimanga, outside the Tshwane City Hall as he introduced the DA's candidate councillors who will bring the DA difference to Tshwane.Today I

Lessons to be learnt from Zimbabwe’s blunt use of an import ban

In the past few weeks protesters brought Beitbridge, the busiest inland border post in sub-Saharan Africa, to a standstill for several hours. The main concern was the banning of some goods from