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“We didn’t choose to be disabled”

6 February 2019

The Chairperson of the Disabled People South Africa in Mpumalanga, Mr Sipho Mashego has called on both government departments and the private sector to...

Sports


Mayoral cup tournament

17 April 2019

The Executive mayor of Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Cllr Sylvia Nxumalo, held a prize giving ceremony to all champions of the mayor’s cup tournament, from...

BBR Sports Tournament kicks off

12 April 2019

The excitement around the Bushbuckridge News Sports Tournament is growing by the day as we count down to the 20th of April 2019 whereby...

SC Mapogo defend their title

20 March 2019

The defending champions of the Mayor’s Cup, SC Mapogo ladies from Werverdiend aim to defend their title they won last year with a convincing...

Politics


ZOEKNOG SHUT DOWN

12 April 2019

It’s been four days without school for 11 schools within Zoeknog, Dospan and Wales villages as the community attempts to get a response from...

Residents demand for councilors removal

20 March 2019

As we draw closer to the general elections which will be held in May, many communities have continuously raised their hands in demand of...

Our Leader’s gone too early – says Madisha

9 November 2018

Tears rolled down cheeks as hundreds of mourners who had gathered to pay their last respect to dead Rodwell Mnisi (56), a member of...

Lifestyle


Promoting healthy lifestyles

14 December 2018

Charged up Foundation in partnership with the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality sports department and health experts hosted a boot camp aimed at promoting healthy living...

Finding purpose in gardening

13 December 2018

A small but keen group of formerly jobless young people is gardening up a storm in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga. 46-year-old Linneth Ngobeni, the oldest member...

BLM celebrates with senior citizens

23 November 2018

The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality recently held a Senior Citizens’ Celebration Day at Numbi Hotel in Hazyview.  As part of the day’s activities the elderly...

Entertainment


Destro the achiever!

28 November 2018

By Rodney Mashego The name Destro Makhiya rings a bell to most hip hop lovers from Bushbuckridge, especially in Marite where he was born....

Photography through God’s Eye

16 November 2018

Tell us about yourself and where you come from? I am Rodney Moropa, originally from Matibidi, but I grew up in Bushbuckridge. I had...

VT Toppers album launch

2 November 2018

The name VT Toppers might be familiar to some people who love Hip-Hop music; mostly to people who come from Violet Bank in Bushbuckridge...

Business


Mbombela Jazz Festival Launched

12 April 2019

Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency (MTPA), along with the Mpumalanga Department of Economic Development and Tourism officially launched, the third annual Mbombela Jazz Festival...

R240 million Thulamahashe Mall launched!

2 November 2018

Nthwese Developments and Twin City Development opened a R240-million Thulamahashe Mall in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga on Thursday 25th October 2018. The event was graced by...

Youth urged to be innovative

1 November 2018

Aspiring youth entrepreneurs in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, were offered a chance to realise their dreams of owning a business today, when Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA)...

Netball


Mayoral cup tournament

17 April 2019

The Executive mayor of Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Cllr Sylvia Nxumalo, held a prize giving ceremony to all champions of the mayor’s cup tournament, from...

Latest News


Mbombela Jazz Festival Launched

12 April 2019

Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency (MTPA), along with the Mpumalanga Department of Economic Development and Tourism officially launched, the third annual Mbombela Jazz Festival...

ZOEKNOG SHUT DOWN

12 April 2019

It’s been four days without school for 11 schools within Zoeknog, Dospan and Wales villages as the community attempts to get a response from...

Minister of Social Development visits Oakley

22 March 2019

Minister for Social Development Susan Shabangu has arrived in Oakley, Bushbuckridge, for the Integrated Community Registration Outreach Programmes (ICROP). The minister will meet with...

Featured


“We didn’t choose to be disabled”

6 February 2019

The Chairperson of the Disabled People South Africa in Mpumalanga, Mr Sipho Mashego has called on both government departments and the private sector to...

Dithakga eliminating poverty through sewing

23 January 2019

The project is aimed at eliminating poverty in the Casteel community, according to the founders… Dithakga is a registered cooperative project, based in Casteel,...

Promoting healthy lifestyles

14 December 2018

Charged up Foundation in partnership with the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality sports department and health experts hosted a boot camp aimed at promoting healthy living...

Opinion


Why throw waste into the river?

2 November 2018

Animals not only have to endure surviving through little dry patches of green grass, but have to drink dirty water, stinking  sometimes, contaminated with...

Bushbuckridge has been robbed by police

7 September 2018

The death of my brotherly friend is more than just a loss to only just a few of us who were closely related with...

Do it for you.

7 September 2018

It is always amazing how people always do things based on the expectations of others and not on those of their own. We do...

Community


Mayoral cup tournament

17 April 2019

The Executive mayor of Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Cllr Sylvia Nxumalo, held a prize giving ceremony to all champions of the mayor’s cup tournament, from...

Mbombela Jazz Festival Launched

12 April 2019

Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency (MTPA), along with the Mpumalanga Department of Economic Development and Tourism officially launched, the third annual Mbombela Jazz Festival...

BBR Sports Tournament kicks off

12 April 2019

The excitement around the Bushbuckridge News Sports Tournament is growing by the day as we count down to the 20th of April 2019 whereby...

Land


Dithakga eliminating poverty through sewing

23 January 2019

The project is aimed at eliminating poverty in the Casteel community, according to the founders… Dithakga is a registered cooperative project, based in Casteel,...