Author: Bongani Mahumane

Let’s bring the award home

By Angela Motsepe She defines herself as a humble being, ambitious and modest, who prefers simplicity. She is bubbly and a ball of fun. She is your very own Emalahleni’s female sport presenter. Her real name is Chrissy Shabangu who is affectionately known as ‘Simply Chrissy’ to her listeners. She hosts a weekend afternoon drive show known as SportLife which runs from 14h00-18h00. She has been recently blessed with an extra hour on her show which use to run for three hours and now runs a maximum of four hours with no co-host. She recalls how of a mess...

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Take care of our trees.

By Angela Motsepe The 7th of September was Arbor Day, the day where the value of trees is celebrated, giving birth to new trees and taking care of the already existing ones and also educating about the significance of trees. Trees have different uses, they can be utilised for different purposes. Firstly the overrated one that trees serve as shades especially in hot weather temperatures. Trees are also used to produce paper, books as well as furniture. So if you do not take care of the nature that feeds you what do you expect? Trees are an important part...

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eMalahleni welcomes Afrotainment

By Simphiwe Masilela   The Ridge hosted an Afrotainment Night in eMalahleni featuring a group of musically acclaimed artists under the Afrotainment record label on Saturday, September 5.   Owner and producer of Afrotainment,  Mthokozisi Khathi, affectionately known as DJ Tira brought his musical flair to The Ridge and shared the stage with BIG NUZ, the well-known and highly celebrated Durban-based kwaito group, and Sifiso Mjoli also known as DJ Fisherman, who never disappoints in a live performance. They kept the good tunes coming in.   Residents of eMalahleni and surrounding areas were given the opportunity to pay their respects to...

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Destitute Gogo Peterson needs your help

By Angela Motsepe Seventy-year-old Sinah Peterson is originally from Cape Town in the WesternProvince but has now ultimately found a safe haven here in Witbank. She is without an identity document and has found difficulties in attaining the attention of the department of home affairs in assisting her with getting one. She made a formal application for an ID with the department of home affairs in Middleburg, but she failed to collect the document when it was ready. It was subsequently returned by the department to their head office in Pretoria. Being without an ID has exposed the 70-year-old...

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