Former Emalahleni Municipality’s employee arrested for failing to comply with bail conditions

  Masoka Dube   FORMER Emalahleni Municipality employee Linda Potgieter(62) who has been convicted for corruption was recently denied bail for failure to comply with her bail conditions pending an appeal. It is alleged that Potgieter who appeared in the Emalahleni Regional Court violated her bail conditions resulting in a warrant for her arrest being issued culminating in her arrest last Friday. The case has been postponed to July 26 for a formal bail application. It is alleged that between January 2004 and July 2009, Potgieter was a manager of…

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Mozambique needs more aid and support to deal with cyclones’ aftermath- says UN

United Nation chief António Guterres.

Masoka Dube   United Nation chief António Guterres says more aid and support is needed to assist the people of Mozambique who have affected by two cyclones earlier this year. Guterres was speaking in Mozambique yesterday. “Undeniable moral authority” lay with its people, who had borne the brunt of a disaster linked inexorably to climate change, and a warming world. “More aid and more support will be needed from the international community in Mozambique to respond effectively”, said the UN chief. “It was clear that Cyclones Idai and Kenneth, which…

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Safcol, UNIDO give business equipment to small businesses

Safcol and UNIDO representative with the beneficiaries.

Masoka Dube THE South African Forestry Company (Safcol) says the tools supplying project that they have launched in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will play a vital role in developing black-owned small companies in the province. Six black-owned forestry contractors at Platorand Training Centre (Sabie) received business equipment during the event that was held in Sabie earlier this month (July 04). “The fascinated contractors dream to procure tools for their businesses have come to pass as SAFCOL’s partnership with UNIDO fulfilled this vision. The much-needed tools…

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