South Africa 15.10.2018 07:00 am

Time is running out for e-tolls, yet the summons blitz kicks into high gear

While the contractor issues 4,000 summonses a month, the legal woes continue.

The death of e-tolls has been predicted since they were launched in 2013, and yet they are still here. But it’s doubtful they can survive much longer, for four reasons:

Time is running out for e-tolls, yet the summons blitz kicks into high gear
Time is running out for e-tolls, yet the summons blitz kicks into high gear

Time is running out for e-tolls, yet the summons blitz kicks into high gear

While the contractor issues 4,000 summonses a month, the legal woes continue.

Sunshine is back after a torrential weekend
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Sunshine is back after a torrential weekend

After a weekend indoors, Gautengers can expect a clear week and sunshine.
Green activists in bid to block new Indian mine in protected area
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Green activists in bid to block new Indian mine in protected area

A coalition wants the court to set aside the decisions of former mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane and the late minister of environmental affairs Edna Molewa.
Cyril’s request for help to pick NPA boss receives broad acclaim
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Cyril’s request for help to pick NPA boss receives broad acclaim

Ramaphosa has announced a decision to invite several legal bodies to assist him in finding Shaun Abrahams’ replacement.
Prasa to run on a strict legal leash
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Prasa to run on a strict legal leash

The judgment handed down in the matter between Prasa and RSR allows Prasa to run trains only under strict reporting conditions.
The plan to address SA’s ARV shortage
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The plan to address SA’s ARV shortage

For three months, ARVs have been out of stock in some public health facilities and patients have reported being turned away.
Sunday Times eating humble pie
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Sunday Times eating humble pie

‘As we said two years ago, our systems, structure and processes led to our failure and we have no excuse but to acknowledge that and apologise,’ wrote Bongani Siqoko.
Taco Kuiper judge Anton Harber welcomes Sunday Times’ return of award
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Taco Kuiper judge Anton Harber welcomes Sunday Times’ return of award

The paper won a prize for investigative journalism in 2011, which has subsequently been completely discredited.
New magistrate takes over Mchunu court case in PMB
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New magistrate takes over Mchunu court case in PMB

Siyabonga Hlongwa, who is one of the local leaders supporting the Mchunu family, said they were relieved that Singh had decided to step down from the case.
Woman dies, three other people injured in Gauteng house fire
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Woman dies, three other people injured in Gauteng house fire

Netcare 911 paramedics responded shortly before 1am to reports of a house fire in Mogale City.
Teenager drowns in lake at Wilderness
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Teenager drowns in lake at Wilderness

According to reports, the teenager was rushed to shore aboard one of the GLYC safety boats where CPR was commenced.
Oncology backlogs, waiting times reduced ‘significantly to just a few weeks’, says KZN health dept
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Oncology backlogs, waiting times reduced ‘significantly to just a few weeks’, says KZN health dept

Interventions by the KZN department of health have ensured that there are seven fully functional linear accelerators in the province.
Elderly man found dead after fall from building in PMB
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Elderly man found dead after fall from building in PMB

According to bystanders the man apparently fell from the balcony on the second floor.
Four people injured in Free State N1 car crash
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Four people injured in Free State N1 car crash

Two people were still trapped inside the car.
Land reform programme being sped up, says Ramaphosa
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Land reform programme being sped up, says Ramaphosa

‘Right now, government is fully empowered to deal with the land question and now we are moving forward with speed’, says Ramaphosa.
Five people injured in three-vehicle crash in Joburg
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Five people injured in three-vehicle crash in Joburg

One person was transported to hospital in a serious condition and four others were transported in a stable condition.
Maimane to question Ramaphosa in Parliament over VBS bank allegations
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Maimane to question Ramaphosa in Parliament over VBS bank allegations

According to reports, Cyril Ramaphosa had prior knowledge of grand corruption and looting at VBS.
Cyclist killed in apparent hit-and-run crash in Gauteng
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Cyclist killed in apparent hit-and-run crash in Gauteng

Paramedics came across the scene where they found a bicycle lying next to the road and the man’s body a few metres away from it
Sunday Times to return awards for false news reports
South Africa

Sunday Times to return awards for false news reports

The newspaper has issued an unreserved apology for several discredited reports.
Flash floods hit Gauteng roads as downpours continue
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Flash floods hit Gauteng roads as downpours continue

As Gauteng enters its second day of extreme weather, citizens are being warned to be cautious.
Twenty-six injured in Cape Town collision
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Twenty-six injured in Cape Town collision

All of the victims were treated on the scene and transported to various hospitals for further care.
Elderly man killed while on fishing trip in Gauteng
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Elderly man killed while on fishing trip in Gauteng

A couple were attacked in their tent near the dam in Fochville in south-west Johannesburg.
EFF, Malema hit back at ‘gossiper’ DA MP’s VBS accusations
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EFF, Malema hit back at ‘gossiper’ DA MP’s VBS accusations

Both the EFF and Malema have posted a copy of a letter on Twitter from Ghaleb Cachalia, in which the DA MP apologises for his tweet.
Three arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition
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Three arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition

Police crime combating unit members were acting on crime intelligence-led information about people planning a robbery in Phuthaditjhaba.
‘Snake pastor’ now feeding the faithful frogs, worms and tentacled things
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‘Snake pastor’ now feeding the faithful frogs, worms and tentacled things

Prophet Penuel Mnguni thinks if you disagree with him over his choice of what to feed people during holy communion, you are from the devil.
Stella Ndabeni’s marriage rocked by affair – report
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Stella Ndabeni’s marriage rocked by affair – report

Newspaper report states the deputy minister discovered her husband slept with a member of the ANCYL.

 

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