Fikile Mbalula

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1d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Stop burning schools and looting shops‚ Zuma implores youthat the youth month rally at King’s Park in Durban which was also attended by Pr
Stop burning schools and looting shops‚ Zuma implores youth
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
at the youth month rally at King’s Park in Durban which was also attended by President Jacob Zuma‚ Sports minister Fikile Mbalula and Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba. Maine said the youth would vote for the ANC but the promise of votes... Read more
2d
Eye Witness News
ANC’s Gwede Mantashe turns ‘DJ Gweezy’crowd. WATCH: DJ Gweezy on the 1s and 2s It seems Mantashe is following in th
ANC’s Gwede Mantashe turns ‘DJ Gweezy’
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
crowd. WATCH: DJ Gweezy on the 1s and 2s It seems Mantashe is following in the footsteps of fellow party member, Fikile Mbalula – or rather “DJ Mbaweezy” – who earlier this year tweeted that he would be “on the decks” at an ANC campaign... Read more
2d
Daily Dispatch
Lack of funds is a big concernDispatchLIVEfour sporting codes banned indefinitely from bidding for or hosting major inter
Lack of funds is a big concernDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
four sporting codes banned indefinitely from bidding for or hosting major international tournaments by Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula due to lack of transformation. “We have revoked ASA (Athletics SA), CSA (Cricket SA), Netball and Saru’s (SA... Read more
2d
Daily Dispatch
Lack of funds is a big concernfour sporting codes banned indefinitely from bidding for or hosting major inter
Lack of funds is a big concern
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
four sporting codes banned indefinitely from bidding for or hosting major international tournaments by Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula due to lack of transformation. “We have revoked ASA (Athletics SA), CSA (Cricket SA), Netball and Saru’s (SA... Read more
5d
News 24 South Africa
SA celebrates as Commonwealth Games come to DurbanFirstly, thank you to the people of Durban and South Africa who have stood with
SA celebrates as Commonwealth Games come to Durban
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Firstly, thank you to the people of Durban and South Africa who have stood with us in this bid. The Minister of Sport, Fikile Mbalula, and his cabinet colleagues, together with the provincial government of KwaZulu Natal and of course, the city... Read more
6d
AllAfrica.com
The PSL Promotion Playoffs Are Unnecessary, Taxing and Illogicalpromotion playoffs are not fair to NFD clubs. Greed by the PSL BoG. This is, i
The PSL Promotion Playoffs Are Unnecessary, Taxing and Illogical
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
promotion playoffs are not fair to NFD clubs. Greed by the PSL BoG. This is, in the words of Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula, "rolling out a red carpet for mediocrity". Fortunately, the footballing gods decided to rightfully send... Read more
6d
Daily Dispatch
IBO position for EL administratorbeen a fan. His position in boxing administration started only two years ago w
IBO position for EL administrator
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
been a fan. His position in boxing administration started only two years ago when he was appointed by Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula to serve on the Boxing SA board. Despite being a budding boxing administrator, Jack will now add an... Read more
10d
ESPN Cricinfo
SA's new-look attack, and Zampa's promisein Barbados? South Africa's percentages matter This series is South Africa's
SA's new-look attack, and Zampa's promise
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 10 days ago
in Barbados? South Africa's percentages matter This series is South Africa's first since the country's sports minister, Fikile Mbalula, banned four national sporting federations, including cricket, from bidding for or hosting international... Read more
10d
The New Zealand Herald
Heat intensifies on South African rugbywas a primary goal and by the next World Cup, he vowed that black players would
Heat intensifies on South African rugby
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
was a primary goal and by the next World Cup, he vowed that black players would make up half the side. The Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula weighed in with his demands which had been agreed to by SARU and would be directed by Coetzee. Actions needed... Read more
11d
News 24 South Africa
Why are you so afraid?so what do you want us to think?" Gentlemen, did you by any chance hear or read
Why are you so afraid?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
so what do you want us to think?" Gentlemen, did you by any chance hear or read what the Minister of Sports and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, said about former model C and private schools (with regard to soccer) when he suspended the privileges of SA... Read more
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11d
Eye Witness News
ANCYL to celebrate former leaders, bar Julius Malemaformer leaders who steered the league in the right direction. “Those are comra
ANCYL to celebrate former leaders, bar Julius Malema
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
former leaders who steered the league in the right direction. “Those are comrades like Lulu Johnson, Malusi Gigaba, Fikile Mbalula and Sihle Zikalala.” The league’s President, Collin Maine, says it shouldn’t be a surprise that Malema didn’t... Read more
12d
iol.co.za
‘Imagine a world without black’ post condemneda bunch or K*****... Yes I said it, so go F*** yourselves you black f****** C**
‘Imagine a world without black’ post condemned
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
a bunch or K*****... Yes I said it, so go F*** yourselves you black f****** C****.” He made the post after Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula announced that South Africa would not be able to bid for international sporting tournaments for failing to... Read more
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13d
iol.co.za
Diversity course for hate speechand the people it serves after the release of the EPG (Eminent Persons Group) T
Diversity course for hate speech
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
and the people it serves after the release of the EPG (Eminent Persons Group) Transformation report. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula announced that a number of sporting codes would not be allowed to bid to host international events for failing... Read more
13d
iol.co.za
#MattTheunissen’s sanction a teaching moment, says MbalulaJohannesburg - Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula on Monday said h
#MattTheunissen’s sanction a teaching moment, says Mbalula
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Johannesburg - Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula on Monday said he noted the conclusion of the investigation by South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and the sanction imposed on Matthew Theunissen for posting a racist remark on... Read more
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13d
News 24 South Africa
Facebook ranter's punishment should be lesson for other racists - MbalulaFikile Mbalula. (File, Volksblad) Johannesburg - An SAHRC order that Capetonia
Facebook ranter's punishment should be lesson for other racists - Mbalula
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
Fikile Mbalula. (File, Volksblad) Johannesburg - An SAHRC order that Capetonian Matthew Theunissen must carry out sport community service following his racist rants should serve as a lesson for others, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said on... Read more
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15d
iol.co.za
Boks want to lay down a marker - StraussStrauss. Bok coach Coetzee performed the handover of jerseys and the team also
Boks want to lay down a marker - Strauss
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Strauss. Bok coach Coetzee performed the handover of jerseys and the team also received a brief visit from the Mr Fikile Mbalula, the Minister of Sport and Recreation. Mbalula shared a few words of encouragements with the team: “The... Read more
16d
News 24 South Africa
Racist Facebook ranters forced to pay uppart of Cape Town as part of a settlement agreement, the SA Human Rights Commis
Racist Facebook ranters forced to pay up
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
part of Cape Town as part of a settlement agreement, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula announced on April 25 that he had banned the country's cricket, rugby, netball and athletics bodies from... Read more
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16d
News 24 South Africa
'Racist' Facebook ranter to do sports community serviceof Cape Town as part of a settlement agreement, the SA Human Rights Commission
'Racist' Facebook ranter to do sports community service
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
of Cape Town as part of a settlement agreement, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Friday. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula announced on April 25 that he had banned the country's cricket, rugby, netball and athletics bodies from... Read more
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16d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Matthew Theunissen gets community service for racist Facebook rantI said it so go f**k yourselves you black f***ing c***s.” His comment followed
Matthew Theunissen gets community service for racist Facebook rant
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
I said it so go f**k yourselves you black f***ing c***s.” His comment followed an announcement by Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula that certain national sporting codes will be suspended from participating internationally due to a failure to... Read more
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18d
Eye Witness News
Mbalula: Equal opportunities must be granted to all racesminister says there needs to be tangible transformation in sport so that it sto
Mbalula: Equal opportunities must be granted to all races
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
minister says there needs to be tangible transformation in sport so that it stops being a topic of debate. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula speaking at a special transformation debate with Talk Radio 702’s Xolani Gwala. Picture: Thomas... Read more
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19d
Eye Witness News
Mbalula describes transformation as ‘national progress’minister’s been expanding on his decision to place certain bans on four of SA’s
Mbalula describes transformation as ‘national progress’
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
minister’s been expanding on his decision to place certain bans on four of SA’s biggest sporting codes. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula speaking at a special transformation debate with Talk Radio 702’s Xolani Gwala. Picture: Thomas... Read more
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19d
Eye Witness News
Mbalula expands on his transformation game plan Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says every sport is on his radar - not only cr
Mbalula expands on his transformation game plan
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says every sport is on his radar - not only cricket, rugby & soccer. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. Sports Minister Fikile... Read more
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19d
AllAfrica.com
Statement Following the National List Conference and National Executive Committee Meetingin the provinces. To strengthen the ANC's organizational and mobilizing capaci
Statement Following the National List Conference and National Executive Committee Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
in the provinces. To strengthen the ANC's organizational and mobilizing capacity, the NEC resolved to appoint Comrade Fikile Mbalula as the Chairperson of the ANC NEC Subcommittee on Organising. We wish him well in this task and have no doubt... Read more
20d
AllAfrica.com
Finance Guarantees for Commonwealth Games SignedPretoria — Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that t
Finance Guarantees for Commonwealth Games Signed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Pretoria — Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that the processes relating to the finance guarantee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games have been finalised. "We have consistently indicated that the South African government was... Read more
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20d
Mail & Guardian
Mbalula: Service delivery and nyaope, not Zuma or e-tolls, will decide electionsNew ANC head of organising Fikile Mbalula has come out in defence of the presid
Mbalula: Service delivery and nyaope, not Zuma or e-tolls, will decide elections
Mail & Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
New ANC head of organising Fikile Mbalula has come out in defence of the president, dismissing concerns that his leadership would impact negatively on the party’s performance during the upcoming local government elections. The ANC this week... Read more
21d
iol.co.za
Zuma, Malema two sides of the same coinbefore the latter’s axing as the country’s deputy president in 2005. In late 2
Zuma, Malema two sides of the same coin
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
before the latter’s axing as the country’s deputy president in 2005. In late 2005, then president of the ANC Youth League, Fikile Mbalula, facilitated a strategic collaboration between Zuma and Malema. Malema was roped into the Zuma camp in order... Read more
21d
iol.co.za
Nathi, Black Coffee win big at SamasSama for best classical and instrumental album. A number of politicians were a
Nathi, Black Coffee win big at Samas
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
Sama for best classical and instrumental album. A number of politicians were at the ceremony, including Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula, with some of them presenting awards. The hosts for the evening were an inspired choice, with Mhlongo and... Read more
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22d
Mail & Guardian
2022 Commonwealth Games finance guarantee finalised, says MbalulaGames to be hosted by the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality (Durban) have bee
2022 Commonwealth Games finance guarantee finalised, says Mbalula
Mail & Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
Games to be hosted by the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality (Durban) have been finalised, Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Saturday. The ministry had been inundated with questions relating to the status of hosting the games,... Read more
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22d
Mail & Guardian
ANC needs to rebuild social contract between people and government, says Mbalulado to change the lives of ordinary people and renew the social contract between
ANC needs to rebuild social contract between people and government, says Mbalula
Mail & Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
do to change the lives of ordinary people and renew the social contract between the people and government, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Saturday. Mbalula was speaking at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg ahead of the Gauteng launch of the... Read more
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22d
iol.co.za
Corporates are failing SA athletesthe Games almost two months away, the cheerleaders are in full force, and spons
Corporates are failing SA athletes
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
the Games almost two months away, the cheerleaders are in full force, and sponsors seem to be aplenty. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula launched his battle cry at the telecommunication parastatal Telkom’s announcement of their sponsorship of the... Read more
22d
Eye Witness News
Mbalula confirms funding for 2022 Commonwealth Games in DurbanGames in Durban The minister says government has received financial guarantees
Mbalula confirms funding for 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
Games in Durban The minister says government has received financial guarantees from National Treasury. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. Fikile Mbalula,Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula,Commonwealth Games,2022... Read more
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22d
Eye Witness News
Supporters (finally) arrive for ANC manifesto launch in Sowetois also expected at this afternoon’s event. ANC supporters are dressed in thei
Supporters (finally) arrive for ANC manifesto launch in Soweto
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
is also expected at this afternoon’s event. ANC supporters are dressed in their green, gold and black t-shirts. The ANC's Fikile Mbalula says, “We are looking forward to a packed stadium even though the transport takes time to arrive.” Outside... Read more
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22d
Eye Witness News
Fikile Mbalula: Muhammad Ali was a genius Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula, a self-proclaimed boxing fanatic, says Ali wa
Fikile Mbalula: Muhammad Ali was a genius
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula, a self-proclaimed boxing fanatic, says Ali was a one of a kind sportsman. This file photo taken on October 30, 1974 shows Former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali (L)... Read more
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22d
Mail & Guardian
Mbalula: ANC must renew social contract between government and citizensthe lives of ordinary people and renew the social contract between the people a
Mbalula: ANC must renew social contract between government and citizens
Mail & Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
the lives of ordinary people and renew the social contract between the people and government, Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Saturday. Mbalula was speaking at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg ahead of the Gauteng launch of the... Read more
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22d
iol.co.za
ANCYL threat to Bok Tests- but the fight for transformation in our sports is one we will not shy away fr
ANCYL threat to Bok Tests
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
- but the fight for transformation in our sports is one we will not shy away from.” Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula said last month that he would not support sporting bodies that were lagging behind in transformation. This... Read more
22d
iol.co.za
ANC has a good story to tell - Mbalulado to change the lives of ordinary people and renew the social contract between
ANC has a good story to tell - Mbalula
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
do to change the lives of ordinary people and renew the social contract between the people and government, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Saturday. Mbalula was speaking at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg ahead of the Gauteng launch of the... Read more
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23d
Daily Dispatch
It’s rise of the mighty Tetedivision and then win another one in a smaller weight class was lost to the Sou
It’s rise of the mighty Tete
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
division and then win another one in a smaller weight class was lost to the South Africans with even Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula failing to attend the fight despite being in England at the time. All these issues combined to influence... Read more
23d
Eye Witness News
Durban could lose hosting rights for 2022 Games Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says if the financial guarantees are not signe
Durban could lose hosting rights for 2022 Games
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says if the financial guarantees are not signed off, the bid could be lost. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. Durban,Commonwealth Games,2022 Commonwealth Games Questions... Read more
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23d
The Times & The Sunday Times
SA on course for 2022 gamesand the organising committee and board established. Discussions had taken plac
SA on course for 2022 games
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
and the organising committee and board established. Discussions had taken place between the federation, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula and sports department director-general Alec Moemi. "We have been assured that the first host-city payment... Read more
23d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Team SA gets pot of goldmen's 200m in China, behind Usain Bolt and American Justin Gatlin, there had be
Team SA gets pot of gold
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
men's 200m in China, behind Usain Bolt and American Justin Gatlin, there had been some criticism of Telkom. Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula was tongue in cheek as he chastised Telkom yesterday. "I'm happy we don't talk Boltspeed, we talk Caster... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
Telkom Named As Official South African Olympic and Paralympic Sponsoras we strive to always be better than we were,' said Sipho Maseko, Telkom Group
Telkom Named As Official South African Olympic and Paralympic Sponsor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
as we strive to always be better than we were,' said Sipho Maseko, Telkom Group Chief Executive Officer. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula welcomed the announcement. 'The Olympics is the biggest sporting event of our time. With the backing of one of... Read more
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24d
Eye Witness News
Telkom sponsors SA Olympic teamBeijing Olympics in 2004 and 2008 respectively, as well as the London Paralympi
Telkom sponsors SA Olympic team
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
Beijing Olympics in 2004 and 2008 respectively, as well as the London Paralympics in 2012. Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula welcomed the announcement and indicated the positive effect it will have on the youth. “The Olympics is the... Read more
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25d
AllAfrica.com
What Are the Transformation Targets of SA Sports?ALICIA PILLAY-WAGIET explains what the actual transformation goals of SA's spor
What Are the Transformation Targets of SA Sports?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
ALICIA PILLAY-WAGIET explains what the actual transformation goals of SA's sporting codes are. In April, sports minister Fikile Mbalula revoked four of South Africa's major sports federations - South African Rugby Union (Saru), Athletics South... Read more
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25d
iol.co.za
Mbalula responds to legal threats over transformationPretoria - South African Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula has brushed off the t
Mbalula responds to legal threats over transformation
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
Pretoria - South African Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula has brushed off the threat of legal action by interest groups against his transformation plan for sport in the country, saying this was to be expected from “groups of backward extremists who... Read more
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25d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Ireland will be hoping for a Hollywood endingpast, looked to the 2019 World Cup rather than just next week, and struck a goo
Ireland will be hoping for a Hollywood ending
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 25 days ago
past, looked to the 2019 World Cup rather than just next week, and struck a good balance on transformation. Neither little Fikile Mbalula nor those bigoted rugby trolls on the web can point a finger at him. Every player is there on merit. But I... Read more
25d
Eye Witness News
Lobby groups: Sport should be cultivated from grassroots levelare launching a comprehensive local and international legal challenge to the qu
Lobby groups: Sport should be cultivated from grassroots level
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
are launching a comprehensive local and international legal challenge to the quota system in local sport. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula announced last month that several sporting codes, including rugby and athletics, would be prohibited from... Read more
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26d
Daily Maverick
While US women’s soccer team wins equal pay, Banyana stars are often brokefootball, playing for her country over 120 times. Were it not for her winning a
While US women’s soccer team wins equal pay, Banyana stars are often broke
Daily Maverick / Posted 26 days ago
football, playing for her country over 120 times. Were it not for her winning at the SA Sport Awards (a feat Minister Fikile Mbalula will no doubt parade around as evidence that his department treats all players equally), Modise would have had... Read more
26d
The Times & The Sunday Times
#Comrades2016 – Here’s how many people managed to run – or walk – 89kmpeople in the world. Our diversity is our strength. We need to stand together”‚
#Comrades2016 – Here’s how many people managed to run – or walk – 89km
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
people in the world. Our diversity is our strength. We need to stand together”‚ SA’s Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula could get to feel the spirit of the event for himself‚ as the Comrades Marathon’s coach Lindsey Parry has... Read more
26d
News 24 South Africa
Most black South Africans oppose sport quotas surveyWim Pretorius, News24 Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula (Jenni Evans, News24) Pre
Most black South Africans oppose sport quotas survey
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
Wim Pretorius, News24 Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula (Jenni Evans, News24) Pretoria – More than 70% of black South Africans do not believe that sport teams should be picked based on transformation goals, but rather purely on merit. This is... Read more
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26d
News 24 South Africa
Dept warns sport bodies20 municipalities over and above those in Amajuba had not been approved for any
Dept warns sport bodies
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
20 municipalities over and above those in Amajuba had not been approved for any expenditure,” he said. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula had also said in a parliamentary reply to questions that only two provinces were spending the grant funding... Read more
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