Author Archives: AaronPettey

Quake Closes North West Clinics, Nursing College

This week’s 5.3 magnitude earthquake has closed at least three clinics in Klerksdorp and North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo is unsure when at least two clinics will re-open.

The South African Press Association has reported …

Mathematics in SA Schools – Enough Talk, Time for Action [press release]

The DA has read, with great concern, the latest report on the state of Mathematics teaching in our primary schools. We now call on the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, to use the best …

Miners Shot Down – ‘This Documentary Is for Every South African’ [analysis]

Social justice movement amandla.mobi has started an online petition to get the SABC and eTV to air the explosive documentary Miners Shot Down on August 16th, the third anniversary of the Marikana Massacre. But the …

Fuel Cells Power Village in South African Trial

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has partnered with Canadian company Ballard Power Systems, state company Eskom and the Department of Energy on a field trial of a methanol-fuelled home generator system to light up the homes …

PDP dismisses alleged plot to rig Osun election

ABUJA: ON the eve of the Osun State governorship election, the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) dismissed allegations the opposition had uncovered plots by the PDP to rig the poll. National Chairman of the All …