Both the results of the 2019 class of matriculants and government’s long overdue decision to commence immediately with preparations from an early age for toddlers (grade R) have set the pace for what promises to be a bright future for the development and standard of education in the country.
President Cyril Ramaphosa could not have said it much better. “For true reconciliation to work, it requires sacrifice and acknowledgement of past injustices”.
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.