Tekwane South community gains a community park

THE Department of Environment, Forestry & Fisheries (DEFF), the Ehlanzeni District Municipality and the City of Mbombela officially opened and handed over a community park to Tekwane South. According to the MMC of Community Services, Magareth Mlimi, the main objective of this community park was to provide recreational activities to the community. The upgrading of this park and the entrance to Tekwane South were part of the Mombela’s beautification programme. “The park belongs to the people of this community especially our children and we need to make sure that we…

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Court asserts Eskom’s right to cut-off electricity defaulters.

Eskom has welcomed what it deems as a landmark judgment after the High Court affirmed the utility’s right to terminate electricity supply to defaulting, non-paying customers. The South Gauteng High Court handed down the judgement on Tuesday. Eskom said it was now in a position to enhance all its collective efforts from defaulting municipalities that collectively owe the utility more than R31 billion in overdue debt. Pioneer Foods brought the case against Eskom seeking to review and set aside Eskom’s 2018 decision to interrupt electricity supply to the Walter Sisulu…

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NewsHorn talks to local designer about her love for craft and fashion

NEWSHORN caught up with local fashion designer, Phumelele Sibiya, who is the founder and creator behind the women’s clothing and accessory brand, Phumie S Designs, to tell us more about her brand and everything concerning fashion. NewsHorn (NH): Who is Phumie? Phumelele Sibiya (PS): Phumie is shortened from the name Phumelele. I am a 23-year-old from Nelspruit who is a fun-loving, outgoing person and loves meeting new people despite being shy. Even though people seldom assume that I seem like I have a mean personality, but once they get to…

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Environment and everyday objects inspire young artist

“BEING able to create pieces of art from any object around me including using my vision and ideas to create art is my inspiration.” This is according to Nkomazi-born, Thembelenkosini Nyoni, during an interview with the NewsHorn about his works of art. The 28-year-old Nyoni, who is a visual artist, highlighted the fact that his biggest goal is to own a studio or gallery and to export his work globally. Nyoni, who also goes by the name Teekay, said: “Basically Teekay is an upcoming artist from Nkomazi who is residing…

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Young businessman’s desire for success exceeds his fear for failure

“IN ORDER to succeed in life, your desire for success must be far greater than your fear of failure.” This is according to 25-year-old Innocent Msibi, who is the owner of Justwin Cleaning Services, in an interview with NewsHorn. “This kind of business needs an innovative person that has conceptual and innovative skills. This is because you have to know how to deal with complaints from different type of clients in a level headed manner and avoid conflict,” he said. He added that the Pienaar-based business employs eight people of…

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Coronavirus case at Kanyamazane police station

All communities serviced by the Kanyamazane Police Station, are advised that this police station will be temporarily closed due to a member who tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. The Community Service Centre will now be operated at Mbombela Municipality Council Chamber, Kanyamazane which is next the police station. To access the station, the community can call 076 060 3351/ 076 060 3353/ 076 060 0273/ 076 060 0277 / 082 923 0677 for all emergencies and complaints which will be attended accordingly. The telephone lines at  Kanyamazane Police  Station…

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Read the 211th edition of your favorite independent newspaper!

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The NewsHorn team is proud to bring you our latest edition which is the 210th edition. If you thought you missed it, well you didn’t. Follow the link below for the latest news: NEW—-CLICK OUR ADVERTS WITH EMBEDDED LINKS IN THIS EDITION AND LET IT TAKE YOU DIRECTLY TO THEIR WEBSITE.   https://newshorn.co.za/independant-newspaper/previous-editions/

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Premier Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane tests positive for Covid-19.

The Premier of Mpumalanga Province,  Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane tested positive for covid-19 on Wednesday. The Premier developed flu-like symptoms on Sunday, the 28th of September and undertook the test in an effort to establish the cause for the symptoms. The Premier has been in precautionary isolation since Sunday and will continue to monitor her health. The Premier is in good spirits and has reported only mild symptoms and will continue to execute her duties remotely. As a precautionary measure, the Premier has also communicated news of her test to all contacts…

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Photographer claims his stake in industry

TAKUNDA Ruvinga’s star is on the rise as the young photographer is claiming his place in the entertainment industry, one step at a time. Known as Picture Perfect, Ruvinga has proven that he is not afraid to take a shot at anyone and even going as far as “chopping heads” while at it. “Picture Perfect” spoke to NewsHorn about his sudden rise to fame and his career as a photographer. According to the 21-year-old Zimbabwe-born photographer, it had not been long since he cut his teeth into the industry, but…

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Upgrading of informal settlements crucial for development

The Informal settlement upgrading programme continues to play a pivotal role to create a sustainable human settlements and restoring the dignity of eligible households who still reside in slums in Mpumalanga. This sentiments emerged at the recent virtual Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) quarterly meeting. Acting Forum Chairperson, Mr Charlotte Poulten stated that the Department has ring-fenced R162 million solely for this purpose to help bring about estimable new upgrades in many underlying informal settlements in the province. “We have agreed at provincial level that we will work close…

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