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Bono Swagg is true to his word with dictionaries

Barberton-born radio personality and humanitarian, Andiswa Sifundza, popularly known as Bono Swagg, delivered on a promise he made last year when he donated 224 dictionaries to Ngwane Primary School in Emjindini last Friday.

Mozambican trader targeted

Members of the Umjindi Traders Association (UTA) went berserk last Wednesday. They destroyed two stalls belonging to a woman accused of operating illegally.

Schoolchildren’s dignity restored

In honouring the women of 1956, South African Forestry Companies Limited (Safcol) visited several schools in Mpumalanga and Limpopo to donate sanitary towels to 1 571 learners. 

Apologies to Mash Mokgatle and Jacques Lombard

Barberton Times hereby apologises for the one-sided letter published in this newspaper on Wednesday 6 September concerning the Mrs Mpumalanga pageant.

Much-loved local voice helps to bring the theatre of the mind to life

Locally based Shabba “DJ Shabbisto” Mavuso, who hosts the Afternoon Drive Show on Ligwalagwala FM, was recently at Newtown in Johannesburg for the launch of SABC 1 Mzansi Fo Sho’s revitalised schedule, which offers fresh and brand-new shows under the hashtag #otatalanana.