22.4.2019 08:19 pm
The flooding started on Saturday afternoon and has seen the water knee-deep in some places.
Heavy rains in Ekurhuleni over the long weekend flooded streets and homes leaving residents of the Mpilisweni informal settlement in Thokoza wet and without electricity on Easter Monday.
Hundreds of law enforcement officials were deployed in various parts of the country’s roads, tourist destinations, shopping malls and Easter holiday hotspots.
Pollution means malaria-transmitting mosquitoes are expanding into regions where they previous weren’t, and water pollution results in increased tolerance to pesticides.
The churches in Negombo, popularly called ‘Little Rome’, will also be known as the site of a horrific act of anti-Christian violence.
Robert Kyagulanyi’s attempt to reach a concert venue on the shores of Lake Victoria was blocked by police, who fired tear gas and a water cannon at his convoy.
Sunday’s fire, suspected to be arson, destroyed 12 coaches, two motor coaches and nine plain trailers.
Traffic is expected to increase in the region this afternoon, after the last Moria church service.
24 people have been arrested, but no responsibility has yet been claimed, after the worst ever attack against Sri Lanka’s small Christian minority.
The matter was reported to the police, and members from the Provincial Search and Rescue and the K9 Unit were summoned to the scene.
Police are trying to identify the man, who died after colliding head-on with a police vehicle.
Friction between the two sides is increasing as protesters accuse the army of deliberately delaying the process of transferring Sudan to civilian rule.
More than half of the arrests were due to drunk driving, after 79 roadblocks and 65,000 fines were issued over the busy Easter weekend.
If admitted, Burundi will be the second East African Community member state to join SADC after Tanzania, but rocky relations with Rwanda and Uganda could prevent this.
The mudslide has been attributed to heavy rain that has battered the country for several weeks.