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The Great Governance ZA Podcast is hosted by Dr Harlan Cloete. So why do we do what we do? We on a mission to find and voice the hidden stories of excellence in local government so that others are motivated to ethically lead and transform communities. We share information and profile local government practitioners and […]

Police spokesperson FC van Wyk says: “The provincial traffic officers impounded eight taxis. Other taxi drivers then blockaded Jan van Riebeeck Road and the entrance to the Drakenstein Traffic Department. “During the impounding of the vehicles, it is alleged that a taxi driver attempted to run over a traffic officer, who in turn fired several […]

That’s a lot of pressure for a teen who may not have passed their matric exams or may not have done as well as they expected. Sometimes exams are not a cause for celebration – and many teens can feel very alone, isolated and self-loathing when reports come out. That’s a lot of pressure for […]

Current data is predicting fuel price hikes of catastrophic proportions at the end of October for November. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on the recent exchange rate and commodities data. The current picture is showing petrol up by 99 cents a litre, and diesel and illuminating paraffin higher by […]

The Department of Basic Education plans to pilot its new General Education Certificate (GEC) for Grade 9 learners later this year, ahead of a national rollout in 2023. The GEC is intended to formally recognise learners’ achievements at the end of the compulsory phase of schooling. Its primary purpose is to facilitate subject choices beyond […]

On Saturday the 9th of October, we concluded the “Onse Mense” tour where it all started 25 years ago! At the Bethal Cong Church and “Die Stoepe”.   “Thank you, Rev Abe Maart aka Meneer of Bethel Cong, for believing in us many years ago when other adults didn’t. I still remember the coffee he […]

On Saturday 02 October, we headed out to Klapmuts and Simondium where we had quite an adventure at Le Bonheur Farm.  From camping on the lawn, to capturing beautiful pictures with the natural backdrop. It is the perfect setting for the entire family!   “Amazing women! Many thanks to Sherlin, Racquel, Wilma, Lizel and Purdey. […]

Towards the end of September, we set off to Simondium, Klapmuts and Le Bonheur.  A Massive thank you and much appreciation to everyone for making this adventure possible. It took loads of planning, communication, and coordination – but we did it! “The day was amazing! Being amongst nature and its creations brought so much peace and […]

On Wednesday the 22nd of September Our # KC25 activation team continued the “onse mense” tour. This week we were at Paarl Museum to learn about our society, heritage, and the history of Paarl.   “I attended the tour in Paarl Museum and learned so much, it made me realize that life is 10% what […]

Our team also visited the Wellington countryside. The netball players of Indigo Berries enjoyed a few rounds of “musical chairs” whilst the KC van provided the music for the game.  Thank you to everyone who came to greet, visit, and played with us!

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