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Family accused of witchcraft!

11 September 2019

Two suspects were arrested by the Mhala Police after accusing a certain family of witchcraft in Hluvukani village. It is believed that the arrested...

Help Nonhlanhla get a house!

27 August 2019

  The 28 year old disabled woman says she has lost hope of ever owning a house! Nonhlanhla Mbuyane has over the years appealed...

Burnt police station under investigation!

17 August 2019

The provincial spokesperson for the SAPS Leonard Hlathi says the station will continue to render services despite the last night’s fire; “At this stage...

Sports


More female referees needed

5 June 2019

Bushbuckridge is in need of more female referees. The community has few female referees. Most people think that only men can be soccer referees...

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...

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


OUR VERY OWN AUTHOR

21 June 2019

Over the past few decades we have seen an emergence of many talented writers from Bushbuckridge, therefore it comes as no surprise that we...

Young fashion designer aims high

5 June 2019

Petronella Sebesho (22) from Kamphatseni has her own business DFG Couture is a trendsetting Online Clothing Store, based in (Mpumalanga, Nelspruit) offering top-end products...

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...

Entertainment


Young fashion designer aims high

5 June 2019

Petronella Sebesho (22) from Kamphatseni has her own business DFG Couture is a trendsetting Online Clothing Store, based in (Mpumalanga, Nelspruit) offering top-end products...

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...

Business


‘I’m hungry, I don’t care!’

5 February 2020

Just as the unemployment rate continues to thrive in the country, many more young people are venturing into the business market in order to...

Keeping the youth active

2 July 2019

The Welverdiend Youth services recently held a 7.5 fun walk and youth month commemoration event. The walk went from Southern Wildlife College to Welverdiend...

SPAR GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

21 June 2019

Spar donated food to the matric learners of NP Mathabela Secondary school in Greenvalley as a way of encouraging them to attend their winter...

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


Successful scholarship programme!

24 April 2019

150 grade 8 pupils from three different schools within Bushbuckridge were awarded with certificates of excellence following their participation in the English Micro-scholarship programme,...

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...

Featured


Featured Posts

11 May 2020

R2.4 billion Mapulaneng hospital project resume

27 January 2020

MEC for Public Works Gillion Mashego was joined by the MEC for Health Sasekani Manzini, Mayor Sylvia Nxumalo, the local municipality and the community...

Smooth registration process at Mapulaneng Campus

15 January 2020

  Community members from Acornhoek and neighbouring villages say they have stood together in order to ensure that there are no protests during this...

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


Hospital service from hell!

11 May 2020

Residents from different communities have been complaining for years now following treatment they get from health care facilities, particularly the services offered by those...

‘I’m hungry, I don’t care!’

5 February 2020

Just as the unemployment rate continues to thrive in the country, many more young people are venturing into the business market in order to...

R2.4 billion Mapulaneng hospital project resume

27 January 2020

MEC for Public Works Gillion Mashego was joined by the MEC for Health Sasekani Manzini, Mayor Sylvia Nxumalo, the local municipality and the community...

Land


R2.4 billion Mapulaneng hospital project resume

27 January 2020

MEC for Public Works Gillion Mashego was joined by the MEC for Health Sasekani Manzini, Mayor Sylvia Nxumalo, the local municipality and the community...

BLM celebrates with senior citizens

5 June 2019

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...

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,...