Monthly Archives: April 2019

Radio Freedom equipment finds a home in Freedom Park

Radio equipment from one of the oldest liberation radio stations in Africa has been handed to the Freedom Park Museum in Tshwane. Established during apartheid, Radio Freedom provided waves of mass resistance to the regime with broadcasts from different radio stations, including those in Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, Ethiopia and Madagascar. “Radio Freedom played a major role in defeating apartheid. We

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ACARAJE AND KOPWRAP TO HOST MARVIN M ON FREEDOM DAY

ACARAJE MUSIC and KOPWRAP presents the fourth edition of the Vinyl Exchange sessions on “FREEDOM DAY”, Saterday the 27th of April 2019. The sessions are setup to revive the culture of playing vinyl records and other alternative sounds. The platform also provides people with a space where they can share, exchange, buy and sell music in the vinyl record format.

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Decrease in Easter roads death toll

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has thanked road users who heeded government’s call to obey the rules of the road during this Easter weekend. “I wish to applaud these patriotic compatriots for putting the interests of the country first by obeying the rules of the road and by following the guidance of our law enforcement officers,” Nzimande said in a statement

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Short-term intervention developed for Alexandra

The three spheres of government have committed to a short-term action plan that addresses the immediate basic service delivery issues of Alexandra township within the next six months. The commitment was made at an Inter-Ministerial Task Team on Service Delivery (IMTT) meeting on Wednesday. The three spheres of government encompass the national, provincial and local tiers. Within this period, the

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Mahachi Ruled Out of United Clash

Kudakwashe Mahachi has been ruled out of the crucial Absa Premiership encounter against Maritzburg United tonight. The enterprising midfielder is still being treated for an adductor strain following the league clash against Mamelodi Sundowns at the beginning of the month. According to the medical department, Mahachi has been discharged from physiotherapy however the Zimbabwean international must still undergo rehabilitation before

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R7.9bn to skill 160 000 unemployed KZN youth

About 160 000 unemployed youth in KwaZulu-Natal are set to benefit from an investment of R7.9 billion in new training programmes. The training programmes are spearheaded by the Department of Labour’s Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and Compensation Fund (CF). They have partnered with 32 State-owned training providers and institutions that will roll out the programmes over a three-year period. The

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School of Software Engineering to launch in South Africa

The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) has developed a curriculum at schools to include ICT initiatives such as coding, software development and other digital skills. This is a national initiative that SITA, in accordance with its business development plan, will implement one province at a time. The Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Education in the Free State, Mr

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