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Sarah Baartman lecture to mark Women’s Month

Ferrus travelled to France and recited the poem when Baartman’s remains were handed back to South Africa.

Councillors defy ANC, skip meeting

The remaining councillors refused to attend as they said that they did not recognise the new mayor and Speaker or ANC provincial secretary Deshi Ngxanga

‘Unused cemetery cost R55m’

“We have documentary evidence which we will present to the committee. We did not have this evidence in the past to make a case but now we do”

Thousands of vacant posts

The total number of vacant posts in the Province was 3 477, while the vacancy rate for the quarter from April to June 2019 stood at 13.85%

Young NC farmer scoops top award

“I am selling at the auction and for funerals. I do, however, donate to those families who cannot afford to buy a cow to bury their loved ones”

Upgraded NC bridges get thumbs up

“Construction started in 2016 and notwithstanding some challenges along the way, some of which include working under live traffic conditions, the project was successfully completed”

Abuse survivor publishes book

“I strongly believe that writing the story is part of my healing process. I never got justice, so to put my emotions on paper makes me stronger”

Health care train to roll in to Province later this month

The trains travel for 36 weeks each year, visiting a different rural community at least every two weeks.

Shutting down illegal tuck shops is a costly business

According to the presentation, there are different legal remedies and courts that need to be taken into consideration by the municipality.

Strike on hold as union plans way forward

A meeting would be held with human resources today to determine how many contract workers could be permanently employed at Sol Plaatje Municipality