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Final preparations ahead of Mama Winnie’s funeral

Orlando Stadium in Soweto is a hive of activity ahead of the funeral service of struggle icon Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela, who will be laid to rest on Saturday. Members of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and South African Police Service (SAPS) had a busy day on Friday, as they …

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Minister Dlodlo pays tribute to Dr Skweyiya

 Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has extended her condolences to the family of Dr Zola Skweyiya.  Skweyiya, a liberation veteran and prominent figure in the South African political and governance landscape, passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 75. He passed away in hospital after a …

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News in Pictures

Mooki Street in Orlando East, Soweto is hive of activities: Small businesses are raking in huge profits outside Orlando Stadium where the memorial service of the late struggle symbol, Mama Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was being held. Business is required to proceed on Saturday amid the memorial service function. Things being …

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Thank you SA for showing Ubuntu during Mama Winnie’s Memorial Service

Government expresses gratitude toward South Africans for taking part in the official memorial service at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto in recalling and praising the life of struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. In a statement on Wednesday, Acting Government Communication and Information System Director-General Phumla Williams said the decorum shown during the memorial …

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The country says goodbye to Mama Winnie

A house, dubbed Parliament built at the foot of a koppie in Orlando West, Soweto will dependably be recalled by many, poor and rich as a place where the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela lived, giving some assistance to people in the townships. In an official memorial service held in her honour …

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National minimum wage exemption period

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) exemptions will be limited to a maximum period of one year. Labour Department Assistant Director: Employment Standards Keku Padi told employers and employer organisations during briefing session on Tuesday at the Department of Labour’s Labour Centre in Port Elizabeth that the system provides results of …

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Mama Winnie a true freedom fighter

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela always believed that freedom had to be fought for and achieved.  “She was from the onset part of a determined force of resistance,” he said. Speaking at a memorial service organised by the Eastern Cape Provincial government, President Ramaphosa said Mama Winnie …

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Municipalities get guidelines for Mam’ Winnie funeral

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has written to provinces and municipalities to provide them with guidelines for funeral arrangements for struggle heroine, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Madikizela-Mandela, who passed away on Easter Monday at the age of 81, has been accorded a Special Official Funeral by President …

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Zuma should actually pay State Capture legal fees

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed the withdrawal by the Presidency their appeal against the court judgment requesting former President Jacob Zuma to personally pay the legal expenses, assessed at R10 million in a bid  to hinder the release of  the State of Capture report. The DA filed papers in …

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Parliament Pays tribute to Mother Of  The Nation

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Lechesa Tsenoli, on behalf of Parliament, joined hundreds of people who stuffed St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town on Thursday night to pay tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Tsenoli depicted Madikizela-Mandela as a pioneer parliamentarian of democratic South Africa and a freedom champion who had …

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