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‘I have a dream,’ an uneducated man had budgeted more than 100k for the needy people

By Magnificent Mndebele In a remote village called Thokozani, where the majority are uneducated, a businessman by the name of Julayi Piet Nkosi, a founder of a company called Lekelela Bricks which bakes bricks has an extraordinary dream. Recently in December 2016, the Lekelela Bricks … Continue reading ‘I have a dream,’ an uneducated man had budgeted more than 100k for the needy people

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Exclusive: Mpumalanga’s DOE Loses over Half a Million Rand to Corruption

By Magnificent Mndebele The Open Journal’s Investigative Unit discovered how over the past three years, the Department of Education in Mpumalanga lost over half a million rand due to corruption at the school called Umlambo Combined School in the province. … Continue reading Exclusive: Mpumalanga’s DOE Loses over Half a Million Rand to Corruption

2016: A Year in Politics

By Bongani Mavundla As we get ready to bid farewell to 2016 and reflect on the events of the year; it is the dramatic events that occurred in local and international politics that will leave an indelible mark in the local and international political spheres. South Africa alone experienced a lot of politically and economically destructive news. The government came under intense scrutiny this year. The executive powers of the country were heavily criticised and the rand took a few knocks as investor’s cited political instability. SARS WARS Not even the economy was safe from the wrath of 2016 after … Continue reading 2016: A Year in Politics

Editor’s Note

The Open Journal is the brainchild of a group innovative individuals who felt they needed to make a positive contribution to the world. We walked into this with a lot of enthusiasm and excitement. It was hard to reach the desired level of achievements and simultaneously establish the trust of our readers, but  we have succeeded in creating what is now  a trustworthy news site. We take pride in having built a solid relationship with our audience in such a short space of time. From the International Festival to the students’ fees protests our loyal readers were there through it … Continue reading Editor’s Note

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PHOTOGRAPHY: 10 Most Wonderful Pictures of a Negatively Stereotyped Village.

By Magnificent Mndebele This is a story of a village that has been pejoratively stereotyped for decades due to its socio-political circumstances. Indeed, this is an unusual village with limited resources almost in every way. However, deep beneath the stereotypes, … Continue reading PHOTOGRAPHY: 10 Most Wonderful Pictures of a Negatively Stereotyped Village.

TINKLER GOT A TROPHY TO HIS NAME

By Andries Ndlovu Cape Town City head coach Eric Tinkler got his first ever trophy as a coach following a 2-1 victory over SuperSport United on Saturday at Peter Mokaba Stadium. In about 18 months of his coaching career, the former Wits University and Bafana Bafana midfielder embellished his profile by winning the Telkom Knockout with a six-month-old team in the Premier Soccer League. Tinkler started his coaching career at Orlando Pirates before leaving for the Mother city-based outfit at the beginning of the 2016/2017 season, replacing Muhsin Ertugral who managed the club when it was still called Mpumalanga Black Aces. … Continue reading TINKLER GOT A TROPHY TO HIS NAME