April 26, 2017

Teachers off to Kenya on educational trip

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Mohaladitwe Secondary School in Thabo Mofutsanyana district is still on cloud nine after doing well in the 2016 matric examinations and its teachers can hardly wait to go to Kenya on an educational trip as part of the school’s award. The teachers will be heading to Nairobi during the coming Easter holidays as an incentive from MEC for Education Tate Makgoe after their school performed excellently last year. The minister announced this honour last Saturday during a function which was held for best performing schools in 2016. Mohaladitwe was also awarded a gold medal, certificate and a 22-seater bus for…

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FS pursues inclusive growth

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Radical transformation of socio-economic landscape on the cards Development of infrastructure in remote rural areas prioritised The Free State will prioritise the development of infrastructure in the most remote and underdeveloped areas as part of a host of economic interventions being pursued by the province to accelerate inclusive economic growth, treasury MEC Elzabe Rockman said. Presenting her R32.9 billion provincial budget at Gariep Dam on Tuesday, Rockman said the province has already implemented several projects in areas which had traditionally experienced limited growth due to their proximity to major centres and available resources. “One of our stated priorities is the…

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Graveside tears for burnt kids

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… As community mourns four innocent kids caught in the crossfire as former lovers quarrelled and burnt alive In the end all that a Thaba Nchu father, Mooki Mathe a Tau, is left clutching are the dreams of his two girls. One, he tearfully narrated, had wanted to become a policewoman and the other a nurse. But it’s all gone now, destroyed by the burning rage of a rejected boyfriend who allegedly set fire to a shack where his former girlfriend was sleeping together with Mathe a Tau’s children. “Their dreams of becoming a policeman and a nurse respectively will…

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