The Makana council has approved a salary increase for councillors following a gazette issued by the Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs. In December Minister Sicelo Shiceka announced the revision of the upper limits for the allowances with effect from 1 July 2009.
Author: Busisiwe Hoho
As South Africa starts to feel some relief from the grips of the global recession, the Eastern Cape is being hit by a severe drought, and according to the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (Wessa), relief is not yet in sight.
Please keep test cricket alive – for the sake of quality entertainment, for the sake of developing important skills in our children and for the sake of cricket itself. This plea follows a growing wave of concern about the future of test matches because of the current popularity of Twenty20 cricket.
“When the ruling government was elected, it had to attend to urgent tasks and among those was to improve the healthcare of this country,” said Health MEC, Phumulo Masualle during the official launch of Settlers Hospital public private partnership (PPP) wing on Thursday. The private wing opened its doors to the public in August last year.
While some pupils spent their first day at school on Wednesday revising last year’s work, Grade 1 learners at CM Vellem Primary School were playing, dancing and singing songs in their classrooms – without a single teacher present.
As those of us who overindulged this holiday season begin the long haul of getting back into shape, statistics show it may be more important than you think to shake off those excess kilos. According to local health officials, obesity is becoming a major health concern, with over 17 million people worldwide dying each year from obesity-related illnesses.
The first time I heard about Invictus I thought it was one of those American produced movies about Africa with no soul. Even though the film is directed by Clint Eastwood, I thought no American could do right by representing such as landmark South African event such as the 1995 World Cup.
Revealing research on the South African Automotive Sector’s response to HIV/Aids shows that the country’s component supplier community does not consider HIV/Aids as a threat to their business.
The family of a Joza octogenarian celebrated her 85th birthday in style as friends and family came together at her home on Sunday.
Initiating a healthy lifestyle -including adopting healthy eating patterns- plays an important role to reduce the risk of lifestyle diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity and cancer.