Your past does not determine your future

“Being homeless, an ex-offender or substance abuse survivor should not determine your destiny” – says MEC Mokgethi Gauteng Social Development MEC, Dr Nomathemba Mokgethi has on Saturday, 21 November 2020, acknowledged the homeless, ex-offenders and substance abuse survivors who have defied odds and acquired skills to become self-reliant. She said the skills that they have attained will go a long way in enabling them to develop small micro enterprises as vital driver of employment, thus maximising much needed jobs opportunities. The MEC was speaking during a graduation ceremony at Xilembeni…

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ACTIVISTS AND POLITICIANS WALK AGAINST GBVF

SCIENTOLOGY VOLUNTEER MINISTERS JOIN #ACTNOW ON THE FIGHT AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AND FEMICIDE Тhe Scientology Volunteer Ministers, deeply worried by the wave of gender based violence and femicide, have taken a stand and joined the fight against this scourge with the “ACT NOW” movement that seeks to bring awareness of this plague by walking from Gauteng to Durban against GBV.After catching wind of the “ACT NOW” movement, the Scientology Volunteer Ministers were more than willing to raise their voices in this fight against the senseless violence against women and…

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A WHEELCHAIR GIVEN TO A HANDICAPPED 12YEAR-OLD GIR

A guardian (Xoliswa Nkabe) of a handicapped 12 year-old girl (Keneilwe Nkabe) divulged that she’s pleased with the effort of the Zalisidinga African Traditional Council (ZATC) for donating a wheelchair to her in Eden Park, on the 31st of October 2020. The ZATC made an effort to contribute a wheelchair after noticing the dire condition of the child when they previously came to donate food parcels to the family. Initially the guardian (Xoliswa Nkabe) of the disabled child in a manner of appreciation said: “I’m happy to receive the gift…

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OFFICERS AWARDED MEDALS

On the 21st of October2020, the Katlehong SAPS management led by Brigadier Albertina Vesi saw it as necessary to award medals and certificates to the front line workers (SAPS members) who have been loyal in the SAPS. The recipients are the members who have been committed in serving the organization in the last ten years or more.This magnificent event came at the right time whereby all the people are subjected to the Covid-19 pandemic; it’s been hard times for these members because their faith has been tested personal as well…

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HIRE SKIP BINS FOR BUILDING RUBBLE

Building rubble left lying around is not only an eyesore; it is also harmful to the environment.As such, the City continues to urge residents to make use of the municipal owned skip-bin hire services. A minimal fee of R1 221. 15, allows residents to hire a six cubic metre non-compactable rubble container for the duration of the customer’s requirement.Masingi Mhinga (45) is a new home owner at Windmill Park Extension in Boksburg. She is currently renovating her house and has building rubble stacked outside her gate, which she says causes…

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FACTORY BURST INTO FLAMES

Heavy dens black smoke emitted from the polymers recycling company hanged over the Benoni industrial area on Sunday afternoon, the 19th of October 2020.Disaster and Emergency Management Services (DEMS) Firefighters were currently battling the blaze, preventing it from spreading to a densely populated industrial site in Golden Grove road, East of Benoni. The well alight factory fire call was reported and received via the emergency call centre at 16H02 on Sunday afternoon.Benoni central fire station promptly responded to the scene backed up by firefighters from Nigel, Brakpan, Etwatwa, Boksburg, Kwa-Thema,…

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A GBV CLASS ASSIGNMENT TURNS INTO A DOCUMENTARY

A class assignment at Nageng Primary School spreading awareness amid GBV that included the input of the SAPS, a Social worker, the Department of Education officers, a teacher from Mthimkhulu Primary School, teachers and learners at the school, was shot as a documentary that will be televised on the SABC 2 programme dubbed, Duty Calls.A Life Orientation teacher(Bethuel Malebe) explained how it all unfolded, saying, “ I was interacting with the Grade 7 learners concerning the societal issues which are prevalent like Domestic Violence, Teenage Pregnancy and Gender Based Violence…

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TWO ORGANISATIONS JOIN FORCES TO AID COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Move One Million (MOM) that seeks to unite all people in South Africa donated groceries, toys, clothes and a chest freezer to a charity organisation (Stand-Up Committee) which is situated in Daveyton, Eswatini section.The donation ceremony was held at Sinaba Stadium on the 3rd of October 2020 in Daveyton whereby children within the township were invited to an amusing filled fun-day. Robby P, one of the representative of the MOM movement said, “We saw it as necessary to partner with the Stand-Up Committee (charity organisation) to serve our community members,…

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FORMER GRADE TWELVES DONATE DRAWING STATIONERY TO BURSARY RECIPIENTS

On 26 September 2020 Global Solutions in Maths in conjunction with Debonairs Pizza Sesfikile Square held a thank you session for the learners who contributed their Drawing Materials to aid those who have been recently placed in a Draughting learnership bursary.This ceremony follows after the Global Solutions in Maths, which is a wing of Global Maths that was essentially groomed by Sibiya Coaching and proudly sponsored by Debonairs Pizza Sesfikile Square managed to place learners at the African Academy for a Draughting learnership Bursary. These learners have no Technical Drawing…

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