7.7.2020 11:33 am
Outa plans to turn to the courts on the matter and lodge a formal PAIA review application this week in court.
In an attempt to gain more clarity on contracts between Sanral (South African National Roads Agency) and the N3TC (N3 Toll Concession), the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has lodged a formal request for information on the contract concluded between Sanral and N3TC.
The police say the cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.
The municipality has provided the affected families with food parcels and blankets.
The official NaDraki weather service said the cyclone was offshore south of Fiji’s main island Viti Levu, but passing closer to land than initially expected.
The Mpianzi family’s legal representative, Ian Levitt, was shocked by the move, saying they had not given their blessing for the report to be released.
Four people, including a little girl and baby boy, were killed in a shack fire in Mfuleni in the early hours of Friday morning, bringing to seven the number of people killed in Cape Town fires in less than a week.
All resources have been deployed to stop the inferno burning in the Du Toitskloof Pass near Paarl, which has caused damage to houses and other property in the vicinity, the Cape Winelands District Municipality said on Friday.
Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to release the report at the University of the Witwatersrand on Thursday evening.
‘I wish a miracle could happen,’ Enock’s natural sciences teacher Mapula Modipa-Xaba said through tears. ‘I can’t believe he is gone, and gone in the way that he left.’
Patricia Peters will report to the district office from Wednesday, pending the finalisation of an investigation into Jansen’s horrific death.
In honour of Mpianzi, Parktown Boys’ High pupils formed the guard of honour on the path he would have walked on his final day at the school in 2024.
Lesufi added that he had urged all investigators to conclude their probes so that a report could be made public to the school community.
This was due to inconsistencies in ‘alleged facts’ surrounding the turn of events at the camp.
Seboko’s family believed that there may have been an element of bullying involved in his death after marks were found on his body.
The boy’s mother, who cannot be named to protect his identity, says he’s been stunned into silence, and that the sound of water traumatises him.