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From the President’s Desk: “Enough of lukewarm actions…”

Dear Fellow South African, “A year ago, almost to the day, thousands of women, men and children marched to Parliament to protest against a spate of rapes and killings of women and girls. From all social backgrounds, young and old, students and working women, the peaceful protesters held aloft placards that read ‘Enough is Enough’ […]

Community Environment News

Eco-Heroes Wear Masks & Make a Difference Where They Are

News desk Each year, the local plastics industry welcomes the arrival of Spring and warmer weather by encouraging citizens to help make a difference where they live, work, learn or play by participating in Clean-Up & Recycle SA Week – an annual public awareness week during which plastics and other litter are removed from our […]

Community News

Vriendelike Fanie groet NHS

News Desk Maandag 31 Augustus 2020 was die laaste keer wat mnr. Fanie Themba Hoërskool Nelspruit se deure gesluit het. Vir ses-en-dertig jaar was dit maar een van die take wat hy altyd pligsgetrou uitgevoer het. Die tyd het aangebreek vir hom om af te tree. “Ek gaan nou eers ’n bietjie rus, maar nie […]

Entertainment Katrienkie

Katrienkie – woorde wat heelmaak salf op ‘n eina sit

GPS News het op Facebook ‘n stukkie gelees oor ogiesdraad wat deur Katrienkie geskryf is.  Dit het die redakteur so getref dat sy op Katrienkie se FB blad gevra het om haar te kontak. “Ons is bevoorreg dat Katrienkie vir ons toestemming gegee het om van haar bundels se skrywe in ons koerant te gebruik. […]

Entertainment Katrienkie

Die dood van ‘n kind – Uit Katrienkie se bundel – Want die Kiewiet maak weer nes

Vandag trek ek my skoene uit, Here. Want hier waar ek wil loop, is heilige grond. Haar kind is amper ‘n jaar terug dood, sê sy. Sommer so skielik, onverwags. Die jaar het soos ‘n ewige ewigheid gevoel, sê sy. En sy wonder hoe sy deur die volgende jaar, en die volgende jaar gaan kom. […]

Entertainment

Historical characters of the Eastern Transvaal Part 2

Written by Nick Grabe STRUBEN, Henry (Harry). Harry’s father had emigrated from Germany in 1840. In 1856, Harry bought his first span of oxen and became a transport rider between Durban and Pretoria. In 1862 he bought a farm ‘the Willows’ in Pretoria, where he settled, with his wife and seven children. After his father […]

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