Tag: Bushbuckridge

ANC triumphs over MK Party in Hluvukani

HLUVUKANI -  It was such a political spectacle when MK Party’s recent infiltration on ANC followers in this village was suddenly reversed with a quick thinking action by by the ANC to return to...

WATCH: Emergency Services vehicle set alight at protest

A vehicle belonging to the Mpumalanga Department of Health was set alight in Casteel, Bushbuckridge, this morning. The vehicle was on its way to another facility when the driver came in contact with protesters on...

“MaVay-Vayi was a hardworking comrade”- ANC chairperson Mandla Ndlovu

DWAARSLOOP - The late ANC stalwart, Violet Siwela, popularly referred to as “MaVay-Vayi” by the entire organisation's leadership and membership, is best missed for many things, including being a hardworking comrade of the movement. This...

Who will be crowned Idols SA season finale winner?

It all began at the auditions, to Theatre Week and all the way to live performances. Question lies, who will be announced as the winner? The Top 2 consists of Emalahleni's Thabo Ndlovu and Bushbuckridge's...

Malaria cases on the rise in Bushbuckridge

The province's Department of Health has declared a malaria outbreak. Sporadic cases emerging have affected the sub-district of Bushbuckridge. READ | World Immunisation Week | What SA has achieved on immunisation “To date, we have had eight...

Mother convicted for stabbing infant to death

The Mpumalanga High Court has convicted Phindile Sibiya from Belfast Trust, Bushbuckridge, to 22 years’ of direct imprisonment for murdering her infant and defeating the ends of justice. Sibiya pleaded guilty to intentionally stabbing her...

Teen arrested for stuffing infant in schoolbag

BUSHBUCKRIDGE- A 16 year-old girl was arrested in Culcatta on Thursday in connection with the murder of her two week old baby. According to police reports, the baby’s grandmother was asleep when she woke up...

Loan shark and family shot dead

Supplied Content  CASTEEL - A businessman together with his wife and two daughters was gunned down in their home on Tuesday evening. READ | Carolina murder suspects abandon bail application According to police, the incident occurred around 19:30...

Six arrested for corruption and money laundering

The HAWKS arrested six suspects employed at the Department of Education in Bushbuckridge. READ |SASSA fraudsters convicted for defrauding agency They handled payments of ex-employees and deceased beneficiaries. The primary suspect, Nomthandazo Khoza, allegedly colluded with...

Mpumalanga Gospel Music Awards spectacle

One outstanding spectacle that stood out for me during the 8th Mpumalanga Gospel Music Awards was when they pitted six best gospel artists, all males, all had a powerful song. That would determine who walks...

Teen stabs uncle to death

A 17-year-old boy is expected to appear at the Acornhoek Magistrate's Court for allegedly stabbing his uncle to death.  The incident occurred on Monday, June 21, at Ratanang Village in Casteel, Bushbuckridge. READ | Seven suspects...

Police searching for missing woman after disappearing

MBOMBELA - Memory Mashele was reported missing. A case missing persons was opened yesterday.  According to the information reported, Mashele, who resides at Violet Bank around Bushbuckridge, left home between the evening of Friday, April...