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Qwaqwa Radio e keteka dilemo tse 21 e hasa ka kotloloho di hora tse 24

Qwaqwa Radio e keteka dilemo tse 21 e hasa ka kotloloho di hora tse 24

11 Feb 2021 Ene ele ka selemo sa 2000 nakong eo tshebeletso ya Qwaqwa Radio eyang lekgetlo la pele moyeng ka leqhubu la 100.3mhz le neng le hasa Qwaqwa fela, Seyalemoya sena se thehilwe ke moifo wa banna le basadi ba kenyelletsang Tshediso Masolane, Toto Mthimkhulu, mofu Sipho Tshabalala, mofu Thabiso Gamede, mofu Sipho Myakeni le motsamaisi waha jwale Tebello Mosala. Keka selemo sa 2013 ha Qwaqwa radio ene eba le leqhubu la bobedi la 87.6 tlasa tsamaiso ya Tebello Mosala leo ka lona tshebeletso ena e ileng ya finyella setereke sa Thabo Mofutsanyana ka kakaretso. Qwaqwa Radio ke setsi sa tshibollo ya talente ya letlobo le letjha, ebile ke senotlolo seo ka sona batho ba se sebeditseng ho bula mamati a katleho, kajeno e keteka dilemo tse 21 e hasa ka kotloloho di hora tse 24 selemo kaofela.

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Ramaphosa deliver State of the Nation Address

Ramaphosa deliver State of the Nation Address

11 Feb 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver his fifth State of the Nation Address today at 7pm. Covid-19 is sure to dominate Ramaphosa's speech. Last year's address focused on reviving the economy but barely a month later, the invisible enemy arrived bringing havoc, South Africans will be listening with a keen ear as Ramaphosa is also expected to touch on service delivery, corruption, the fight against gender-based violence, the economy and job creation.

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Di pula tsa matlopotlopo ka hare ho Qwaqwa di siya dinoka di tletse tswete.

Di pula tsa matlopotlopo ka hare ho Qwaqwa di siya dinoka di tletse tswete.

28 Jan 2021 Nakong ena eo dipula di ntseng di metlekana ka yona ka hara profense ya Foreisitata ledi baka tse mabapi , boholo ba dinoka di tletse tswete ebile di phophoma di letse di bakile dikgohola ho bang ba baahi ba dulang motseng wa Slovo Park mmoho le Masimong botjhabela ba Qwaqwa hoseng ha kajeno. Amang a matlo a ahilweng ka setene sa mobu a swahlamane ha thepa ya ntlo e senyehile. Ho fihleng ha lefapha la ditaba metsaneng ena e bonahetseng e anngwe hampe ke dipula tse ntseng dina tsa matlopotlopo re fumane baahi ba pepeyaka ele haba elka ho phutha dinthwana tsa bona tsa bohlokwa tse jwalo ka dipasa,mangolo a bana a tlhaho le dibuka tsa bana tsa sekolo hore dise tsamaye le metsi. Athe haele ba bang bona baile baba ba qetella ba thubile difestere tsa matlo a bona leho a phunya masoba ele mohato wa ho lwantshanan le sekgahla sa metsi ana a matla.

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Free State woman allegedly killed father

Free State woman allegedly killed father

28 Jan 2021 A 37-year-old Free State woman is facing charges of murder after she was arrested for allegedly stabbing her 57-year-old father in Phuthaditjhaba in Qwaqwa. Police spokesperson, Motantsi Makhele, in a statement says the woman allegedly stabbed her father several times following an argument between the two. He says according to the wife of the deceased, the suspect was seen taking a knife from the kitchen during the argument on Wednesday at around 19:00 before she later stabbed the deceased. Makhele adds that the father died on the scene while the suspect was later apprehended after the police were called to the scene of the crime. The 37-year-old is set to make her first court appearance in the Phuthaditjhaba Magistrate’s Court on Friday 29 January 2021. It is alleged that on 27 January 2021 at about 19:00 the family was seated together with their 10-year-old grandchild [in Mandela Park] when the wife of the deceased saw her daughter getting into an argument with her husband. A case of murder is being investigated. The suspect was arrested on the scene.

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Adhering to health and safety protocols is a priority for educators

Adhering to health and safety protocols is a priority for educators

11 Jan 2021 The Department of Basic Education has emphasised the importance of adhering to health and safety protocols as educators prepare to mark the 2020 National Senior Certificate exam papers. Over 1600 teachers, mostly in Gauteng, have pulled out of the marking process for various reasons, including the fear of contracting COVID-19. At least 170 teachers, who were due to mark matric examination papers, recently tested positive for COVID-19. Speaking during a media briefing in Parktown, the Department’s Director-General Mathanzima Mweli said: “Nothing should be above health and safety in the marking centers, not even the standard of marking. The standard of marking must remain subordinate to health and safety as a priority. If markers are not safe, are we going to get the required standards of marking from them? No. Health and safety has to remain a priority to every one of us. It should be everyone’s business in the marking room, from the entrance to the exit.” The second wave of COVID-19 infections hasn’t only affected the marking of matric exam papers but has also raised fears that the new school year will also be impacted on. According to the Basic Education Department over 1 600 teachers have died of COVID-19. The Eastern Cape province has already flagged the prompt replacement of these educators as a concern.

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#Covid19: Lives lost at FS Education

#Covid19: Lives lost at FS Education

11 Jan 2021 The Free State, like other provinces in the country, has recorded several deaths of teachers and learners since the emergence of COVID-19 in March 2020, and the death toll has increased in the last few days, with public servants also passing away. The Provincial Education spokesperson, Howard Ndaba, confirms that since the outbreak of the virus, 41 teachers and four school pupils have passed away in the Free State. Ndaba adds that two public servants in the department have also succumbed to the virus, which brings the total of lives claimed in the sphere of education to 47 so far. Dr Helen Motloung, said at the time that 42 healthcare workers had also lost their lives due to COVID-19-related complications since the outbreak out of the virus. Motloung said at the time of the report that a total of 3 584 healthcare workers, who are amongst the frontline workers in the country, were infected by the virus and 3 042 of them had recovered. She also mentioned that 202 police officials had also tested positive for the virus. Motloung added that 1 854 educators were amongst those who were infected by the virus in the province.

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SA students studying in the UK stranded after travel restrictions announcement

SA students studying in the UK stranded after travel restrictions announcement

24 Dec 2020 A number of South Africans who are studying in the United Kingdom will have to spend Christmas on campus following the announcement of immediate restrictions on travel to and from South Africa. This is after British Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced South Africa travel restrictions after two cases of the new coronavirus variant have been discovered in the UK. Both are contacts of cases who had travelled from South Africa. Laura-Jane Watkins is a South African national who is studying at the University of Birmingham. She says most students who wanted to spend Christmas in South Africa are now stuck on campus in the UK. Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the Health Ministry will make a determination regarding travel from South Africa after the UK announced restrictions. South Africa, last week, reported a new variant of the coronavirus that is more transmissible. Motsoaledi says it is up to individual countries to act to protect their citizens. “The regulations that have been passed was that the borders, the airports and the seaports are open for everybody as long as they produce a COVID-19 certificate. We have not been told any other thing by the ministry. Perhaps they will inform us. The decision they have taken is their own. We will have to see what our own decision is in terms of the UK.”

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WE'VE DEPLOYED MORE SOLDIERS, STAFF AT BEITBRIDGE BORDER

24 Dec 2020 Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Thursday said while the department put systems in place to manage congestion at the Beitbridge boarder post, they never anticipated truck drivers to protest against strict COVID-19 regulations. Concerns have been raised over long queues at the Beitbridge Border, which has been exacerbated by truck drivers that have abandoned their holding areas. The border into Zimbabwe has seen travelers camping out for days making it difficult for officials to enforce regulations. Due to the pandemic, travelers have to produce a negative test COVID-19 test not older than 72 hours before being allowed. Motsoaledi said more law enforcement officials were roped to assist at the border post. “We’ve sent more staff, the police and even the army to try and push them into a holding area so they can park there.”

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Bushiri extradition papers signed

Bushiri extradition papers signed

14 Mon Dec 2020 Malawi's Homeland Security Minister has signed extradition papers for self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary. The Bushiris absconded while on bail and are facing charges of theft, money laundering and fraud in connection with an alleged R100-million investment scheme. Malawi's Information Minister and Government spokesperson Gospel Kazako said by Monday afternoon the court will have the papers and will then decide on the way forward. A warrant of arrest could be issued for the pair.

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All eyes on Ramaphosa's 'family meeting'

14 Dec Mon 2020 All eyes are on President Cyril Ramaphosa as he's expected to address the country this evening. Ramaphosa held a consultation with the National Coronavirus Command Council this weekend. Last week the country officially entered the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. South Africa's total cases now stand at almost 861,000. One-hundred and seventy more people have died from the virus. Cumulative deaths are at just over 23,000. More than 761,000 people have recovered and nearly 6-million tests have been conducted.

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Brendin Horner murder case postponed

01 Dec Tues 2020 The case against two men accused of murdering the 21-year-old farm manager, Brendin Horner, has been postponed to next year. Accused number one, Sekwetje Mahlamba (32), and co-accused, Sekola Matlaletsa (44), will have to re-appear before the Senekal Magistrate's Court on 22 January after their case was postponed today due to outstanding forensic results. The pair stands accused of murdering the 21-year-old on a farm outside Paul Roux near Bethlehem in October. Mahlamba and Matlaletsa, who are both alleged repeated stock theft offenders, were arrested two days after the brutal murder of Horner. They were arrested at Fateng Tse Ntsho in Paul Roux after Horner's body was found at an open space around the farm with injuries to his head and face, tied with a rope around his neck to a pole. According to reports, police received a call from other farmers reporting the attack at the De Rots Farm and while police were on the scene, they seized a knife from the scene and his Toyota Hilux was later found with bloodstains abandoned near the Duikfontein Farm in Paul Roux. Captain Pieter Myburgh, previously told Magistrate Deon van Rooyen, that according to witnesses Mahlamba and co-accused Matlaletsa were allegedly heard bragging about how they stabbed a white male who was giving them problems. During their bail application, it was alleged by the state that evidence such as blood-stained trousers, amongst others, was found at Mahlamba's shanty. Mahlamba was allegedly seen with the wallet belonging to the deceased at a local tavern in Fateng Tse Ntsho in Paul Roux before their arrest on the night of Saturday 3 October.

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One person arrested in connection with matric exam leaks

One person arrested in connection with matric exam leaks

01 Dec Tues 2020 One person has been arrested in connection with matric exam leaks. Motshekga said there is one arrest which has been made in Gauteng, which was linked to the physics paper. The Physics paper did not go far so they have not made the link with the Maths and Business Economics [papers] so that they would have linked them. The fact that they lost three papers shows that there was a hole in the system. Last month, Physics paper two was leaked just hours before matric pupils sat down to write it. A week earlier, Maths paper two was also leaked. The Hawks were brought in to investigate the leak of that paper.

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