Hundreds of employees of the eight stores destroyed during the early morning blaze on Monday in central Mahikeng could be faced with a bleak Christmas if their employers decide that the “business interest” of their businesses come first. The “shops” attached to the Boxer Supermarket next the local taxi rank were grazed to the ground when fire which started in one of the stores spread across the entire complex and led to Mahikeng suffering its greatest loss in recent years.
With all the challenges against the 2019 annual Mahika-Mahikeng Cultural Music Festival including legal battles aimed at derailing the controversial show, there was no way in which the organizers, the North West provincial administration would allow the festival to continue later this month. In fact, the controversy around the festival started as far back as several years ago when the provincial administration under former Premier, Supra Mahumapelo literally “forced their way into the organization of the festival formerly known as the “Sixties”.
Developments in the Professional Soccer League (PSL) during recent weeks have left a bitter taste in the mouths of both club owners, managers, coaches, players, supporters and followers of various soccer clubs participating in various leagues in the country.
Mmusi Maimane and Helen Zille both current and former leaders of the Democratic Alliance (DA) have not been entirely truthful to South Africans and especially the 15 million who voted for their party in the May elections about the true status of the party.They told their supporters and followers that the DA stood for non-racialism and that the DA was a party for all South Africans and even made all other DA leaders in the party believe that in fact, the Democratic Alliance was an all-inclusive party which stood for all South Africans no matter their skin colour or race.
Mahikeng Mail and all its members of the North West Newspapers Group hereby extend their well wishes to the family of the Matric Class of 2019 spread across the country as they began the two months journey of the challenging period during which they will be writing their final year-end examinations.
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