Bringing news to the people

cover story

Bleak future for matriculant

In the mist of the “Fees Must Fall” campaign, an 18 year old Ms. Zanele Motaung from Botse Botse Secondary School, in Soshanguve faces an uncertain future. This as the “ace” student’s dream of studying for a B.Com in  Accounting degree hangs in the air, as she finds herself sitting at home because she has no money to further her studies.

Motaung has obtained four distinctions in Accounting, Business Studies and Economics and Life Orientation.

read more

news

Extra varsity funding won’t breach spending limits

PRETORIA – MINISTER in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe says the Cabinet approved amendments to national budget allocations to fund universities will not breach previously announced spending limits.

The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, recently announced that government has set aside an additional R6.912 billion to support university education.

read more

news

Makhosini tops Tshwane North matric pass rate

read more

MAKHOSINI COMBINED Secondary school in Soshanguve, lived up to its name of being “The Kings Place” by obtaining 94,4% matric pass rate making it the best performing school in the Tshwane North district.

Comment

Editor's comment

Unemployment is a disease affecting every corner of our country nowadays. Most graduates are sitting at home with certificates but remain unemployed. Political parties even campaign about how capable they can offer employment opportunities to the populace as an attraction to get more votes during election time. Many political parties even buy votes by giving people food parcels which only lasts for a few days for the sake of buying the votes from eligible voters.

read more

news

Eskom concludes

bribery claim

ESKOM HAS CONCLUDED its investigation into the claim by a customer Mr. David Letswalo of New Eersterus that one of their technicians solicited a bribe of R 3 500 for cancelling a fine of R 6 000 for using “Ghost Units”.

This came after Eskom Media Desk had acted swiftly by sending their representative Mr. Makhosini Mahlangu to investigate the claim after Sosh

Times exposed the matter in September 2015.

 

read more

sports

 Maud linked to Bantwana’s job

If the rumour mill is anything to go by, former Banyana Banyana defender and current head coach of TUT Soshanguve FC,Maud Khumalo could be appointed...

read more

sports

 SA U/19 gearing for title defence

The Coca-Cola South African under 19scoach, Lauwrence Mahatlane has said that he is satisfied with his charges preparation ahead of their World Cup opening match against Bangladesh in less than two week time.

The team has departed for a five-day camp in Abu Dhabi to continue their preparation to defend the title.

“I am happy with the progress the team has made so far. The performances we saw at Cubs Week and the way that the guys played were very encouraging.

read more

sports

Pull together rewards excellence

The 2014/15 Pull Together FC 2nd Annual Sports Awards held recently in Soshanguve were indeed bigger and better as compared to the inaugural edition hosted a year ago. Established in 2004, the team with its club house in Block DD, Soshanguve, has got about four divisions to date, for males and females.Over the years, the club has enjoyed tremendous membership growth and satisfactory performance in both the Soshanguve Local Football Association (Solfa) and Sasol Leagues respectively. The three-category sports awards ceremony was attended by die-hard supporters of the team, parents and members of the SOLFA executive committee. The awards categories contested for were, Top Goal Scorer of the Year, Most .....

read more

© Copyright SOSH TIMES | T: 012 797 2397 | E: admin@soshtimes.co.za