April 26, 2017

‘Radical economic transformation unstoppable’


The ANC is now beginning to tap into the economy and those who’ve been benefiting all these years are now vexed, says Minister Zwane Mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane has vowed the ruling ANC will go ahead with its radical economic transformation programme despite protestations by its detractors to derail government’s spirited efforts. Zwane also called on ANC supporters to guard against people who want to destroy the party and the credibility of its leaders, in particular President Jacob Zuma. Addressing a cadres’ assembly in Sasolburg last Friday, Zwane who is also the ANC Free State treasurer, condemned the attack…

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Leeto to motivate learners in Allanridge


The Free State MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Mathabo Leeto will today host a motivational session for all Grade 12 learners and educators in Nyakallong, Allanridge. This is a continuation of a long-standing relationship that Leeto has with all the schools in the area, which has seen a drastic improvement of Grade 12 pass-rate at both Mosala and LA Wesi Secondary Schools. In 2016 Leeto handed over school uniforms to all schools in Nyakallong, Allanridge and continues to provide support to local schools in various ways. The MEC will be accompanied by community leaders and departmental officials who…

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More Land for small Farmers


Government will make more land available to black farmers so that they can be involved in agriculture at a larger scale and contribute more meaningfully to the country’s economy, a senior official has said. The Free State provincial government chairperson for the economic cluster Sam Mashinini told The Weekly on the side-lines of the inaugural Agro-Processing Summit held in Bloemfontein from April 11-12 that government was looking at more effective ways to speed up the land redistribution process to ensure that more black farmers acquired more land to allow them to go into commercial farming and be more productive. Mashinini’s…

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