Author: Bongani Mahumane

Thabiso made a debut as an actor on e.tv drama, Z’bondiwe.

By Nontobeko Simelane Disabled people come in many shapes and sizes and experience their disabilities differently to each others, regardless of possibly having the same medical diagnosis. But Thabiso Molopo (27) has never let the accident that led him to losing both his legs discourage him from living his dreams, and reaching his goals. The young talented and ambitious man from Vlaklaagte No2, between KwaMhlanga and Kwaggafontein in Thembisile Hani Local Municipality has made a name for himself as a qualified journalist and motivational speaker. He has taken accolades a step further recently when he made his debut as...

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Mpumalanga Black Aces

Mpumalanga Black Aces are joint top of the Absa Premiership standings after beating bottom side Maritzburg United 4-1 on Sunday afternoon. In Clive Barker’s first match in charge of the Team of Choice, Ashley Hartog had given the visitors a surprise lead on the half-hour mark, smashing into the back of the net from clse range after Shuaib Walters could only parry a shot. However, BhongolethuJayiya levelled five minutes before the interval with a beautiful curling effort after being played in by Collins Mbesuma. ‘Ntofontofo’ then gave Aces the lead two minutes later, heading home unmarked from six yards...

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The spirit of philanthropy lives in Miss Phola’s heart

By Angela Motsepe She has been selected by her community not for fame or being popular. She has taken it upon herself to lead her community in a right path by conducting projects that will benefit her entire community. Her recent project was for the benefit of the youth, the youth is the future. If we invest in the youth the future not perish. It is no secret that English is certainly not our mother tongue, although English is now a universal language. Young ones are always encouraged to practice and learn the language. The first week of September...

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Hat, Heels and Handbags

By Angela Motsepe The Triple H Woman empowerment event which was organised by Abigail Masango was held last month at Paxton Hall (Witbank Correctional Services). Asked what inspired the theme she explains that Triple H (Hat, Heels and Handbags) theme was based on the fact that a woman needs a hat that serves as a shade and enables to look far further. Heels prompt a woman to stand and walk tall and feel light in her body. A handbag allows a woman to be neat and organised as it carries all her necessities There were several speakers on the...

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Let us respect each other’s heritage

Heritage Day mean different things to individual people – for some a braai with family and friends, for others a chance to respect their traditions.   Yes, it is September which has been declared Heritage Month and also the time when South Africans celebrate Heritage Day on September 24, yet it is surprising the number of people who really know its significance.   Heritage Day is an opportunity for all of us to remember who we are, where we come from and where we are going as a nation. It’s an opportunity to remind ourselves about our culture, our...

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