ANC Sedibeng to march to Eskom
In a statement released late last week, the Sedibeng Regional ANC said they will march to Eskom on the 3rd of August to voice their grievances about Eskom’s planned Vaal blackout. Sedibeng ANC spokesperson, Boniface Mazilazila said, the regional REC has noted in their recent meeting with shock the ... Read more
Eskom to start bulk electricity ‘disruptions’ to Emfuleni Municipality
Eskom will start bulk electricity “disruptions” in the Emfuleni Local Municipality in Gauteng with effect from 6 August due to the monthly increase of the municipality’s debt, the power parastatal said on Sunday. VAAL – Eskom had received numerous representations as to why the supply of bulk electricity to... Read more
Dignity Has No Nationality…
The Institute for the  Advancement Journalism (IAJ) held the ‘Reporting Race & Migration Conference’ on the 18th and 19th of October 2017. The conference opened by tackling a variety of important yet sensitive topics such as, migration policies and its impact on refugees and migrants. I was afforded a... Read more
Beware of a planned march to Emfuleni Local Municipality tomorrow
Employees who work around Vanderbijlpark and Vereeniging are advised to take caution of a planned protest action that will take place tomorrow the 8th of August 2017. It is not yet known what the march is all about but there is an sms circulating that the protest action will... Read more
Only ¹⁄₆th of Sharpeville Human Rights Day funds spent on local Emfuleni contractors
The DA’s Gauteng shadow MEC for Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Kingsol Chabalala says only ¹⁄₆th of Sharpeville Human Rights Day funds were spent on local Emfuleni contractors. Chabalala revealed this in a media statement saying despite numerous promises by the ANC-led Gauteng Provincial Government to increase its spend... Read more
Chamda resigns as Emfuleni Municipal Manager
The Emfuleni Local Municipality has confirmed the sudden resignation of its municipal manager, Yunus Chamda in a statement sent to all media houses. This was after a massive speculation on social media about Chamda’s intent to resign from Emfuleni Local Municipality. The statement sent by Emfuleni states that Chamda’s... Read more
Vaal based Itumeleng is on SABC 1 ‘One day Leader’
The Vaal based young professional, Itumeleng Mpofu who features in the popular tv show called “One Day Leader” as candidate number 6. This charismatic and optimistic leader says he draws leadership inspiration from the dusty township of Evaton North, where he was born and buttered. He matriculated at Qedilizwe Secondary... Read more
The office of the DA in Vaal has written to the new Gauteng Health MEC, Gwen Ramokgopa, requesting an urgent investigation into allegations of ghost workers and political interference regarding the appointment of ANC members in the Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) at Johan Heyns Clinic in Vanderbijlpark. As... Read more
Thetha Fm Presenters still not paid – even after promise and “Gatvol” stay-away
Thetha FM presenters who went on stay away from work strike without telling anyone last week are still not paid their salaries even after agreement with the stations management. A reliable source close to the station has informed Loxion News that the presenters were still not paid as promised... Read more
I am writing this letter because you announced shit on our TV’s. You don’t deserve to be called honorable because you undermine black workers.You think we are happy about labor brokers and minimum wage of R3 500? We are the ones who are discriminated and exploited in working places... Read more