June 25, 2018


SA’s best maths teacher


Theunissen teacher voted the best in using technology to enhance teaching of mathematics … The Free State province last week picked up one of the most prestigious awards in the annual National Teaching Awards (NTA) after Sara Motsitsi from Reseamohetse Public School in Theunissen was named the country’s best Maths teacher with the aid of technology. Motsitsi scooped the award for Excellence in Teaching Technology – Enhanced Teaching and Learning in Mathematics at the awards ceremony held on Saturday at the at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg. She picked up a similar award at the Free State provincial…

Metro suspends ‘racist Facebooker!


After he allegedly used the social media platform to attack blacks, calling them calling bastards that should be kept away from town … A Mangaung Metro employee has been suspended for allegedly insulting black people on Facebook, labelling them bastards who belong in the locations or townships — the poor and overcrowded residential areas that apartheid town planners reserved for blacks. Executive mayor Olly Mlamleli wasted no time in taking action against Chris Kruger when she became aware of his alleged racist rant, immediately putting him on suspension pending conclusion of an investigation into the matter which could lead to…

Free State hails selfless Kathrada


… Says Uncle Kathy and his comrades’ struggle for a truly non-racist, democratic and prosperous South Africa was not in vain The Free State government this week joined the rest of South Africa and progressive forces around Africa and the world in mourning the death of anti-apartheid struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada, whose work against racism it said was a good fight not fought in vain. A veteran of the South African liberation struggle, long-serving political prisoner on Robben Island and Pollsmoor Maximum Prison, Kathrada died on Tuesday at the Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Johannesburg after a short period of…