DA to hold night vigil at North West police HQ to protest against farm attacks

The party is calling for the rural safety unit to be reinstated.

The Democratic Alliance in the North West province will lead a night vigil at the provincial headquarters of the police in Potchefstroom tonight, calling for the rural safety unit to be reinstated.

DA to hold night vigil at North West police HQ to protest against farm attacks
DA to hold night vigil at North West police HQ to protest against farm attacks

DA to hold night vigil at North West police HQ to protest against farm attacks

The party is calling for the rural safety unit to be reinstated.

Investment of over R100m expected in Soweto

Investment of over R100m expected in Soweto

With the development of the six filling stations that will go out on tender alone, over 12 000m² will be developed or upgraded and 580 jobs created.
Fire destroys alleged brothel, drug house in Benoni

Fire destroys alleged brothel, drug house in Benoni

Prostitutes, drugs, dodgy firefighting equipment, vagrants, and rescued dogs are all linked to the fire.
Naked body of young woman found near Mpumalanga taxi rank

Naked body of young woman found near Mpumalanga taxi rank

The discovery happened barely a week after another woman from Sandriver was found dead at Ivory Park.
North West fights poverty through food security programme

North West fights poverty through food security programme

Acting MEC Mpho Motlhabane says the programme targeted individual households in a bid to eliminate poverty.
PE police recover ‘priceless’ artefacts, suspect arrested

PE police recover ‘priceless’ artefacts, suspect arrested

The original owner says he travels around the world buying antiques and some of his possessions are invaluable. 
43-year-old Willowvale villager gets 18 years for raping woman, 52

43-year-old Willowvale villager gets 18 years for raping woman, 52

The victim was apparently rescued by another woman and the accused ran from the scene, only to be identified later.
Rangers discover eland kill of Karoo escaped lion, hopes rise of capture

Rangers discover eland kill of Karoo escaped lion, hopes rise of capture

A lion with a full stomach is likely to sleep for a while, thus increasing chances of finding him.
Lightning strikes stunned Secunda driver’s car

Lightning strikes stunned Secunda driver’s car

A lightning bolt struck the wiper and surged through the car, damaging electrical components and drilling a hole into the windscreen.
Limpopo R29m tap water project stalls amid row over materials

Limpopo R29m tap water project stalls amid row over materials

Community members say the pipes for the project look like they were exhumed from another project because most of them have already cracked.
What to know when slaughtering an animal in suburbia

What to know when slaughtering an animal in suburbia

People called on the SPCA for clarity on the matter after a Facebook post went viral recently.
Farmers, miners and immigrants battle for land at old Vlakfontein mine

Farmers, miners and immigrants battle for land at old Vlakfontein mine

Informal miners and other farmers are fighting for land in Vlakfontein, which resident Moses Skosana still has no title deed to, despite farming on it for eight years.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition announces urgent recall of canine canned foods

Hill’s Pet Nutrition announces urgent recall of canine canned foods

The pet food giant has urged pet owners to discontinue use of selected products that contain high levels of vitamin D.
Grazing hippo brings Richards Bay traffic to a standstill

Grazing hippo brings Richards Bay traffic to a standstill

People were dangerously close to the hippo and attempting to take selfies with it.
WATCH: Young boys brawl in supervised street fights

WATCH: Young boys brawl in supervised street fights

Despite previous reports, the fights are in the spirit of getting young boys to pour their energy into a constructive hobby.
Wonderboom airport mum on resuming Pretoria-Cape Town flights

Wonderboom airport mum on resuming Pretoria-Cape Town flights

Despite plans to extend the runway, as well the resumption of flights to and from Cape Town to Pretoria has not yet been discussed.
Four Johannesburg factory workers critically injured in chemical explosion

Four Johannesburg factory workers critically injured in chemical explosion

A Netcare spokesperson said the injured workers were first treated on scene by advanced life support paramedics.
Pretoria teen allegedly commits suicide after social media bullying

Pretoria teen allegedly commits suicide after social media bullying

The Gauteng education department questioned why teachers at the school did not act immediately when the bullying first started.
Fora shelter manager named animal hero of the year

Fora shelter manager named animal hero of the year

The shelter’s Linda Scrace doesn’t work for awards, but her achievements are a testament to the integral work she does.
Storms cause massive tree fall backlog in Joburg suburbs

Storms cause massive tree fall backlog in Joburg suburbs

The volume of trees that still need to be removed is bigger than City Parks’ operational teams can manage.
Toddler abandoned in house rescued by KZN community

Toddler abandoned in house rescued by KZN community

The two-year-old’s mother allegedly often leaves her unattended to go drinking according to the community.
‘Illegal’ Centurion housing project forges ahead

‘Illegal’ Centurion housing project forges ahead

A notice to stop all construction was issued by the Tshwane metro’s building control division last week.
Cyclist and homeless man save drowning Amanzimtoti pensioner

Cyclist and homeless man save drowning Amanzimtoti pensioner

The two men happened to hear the woman’s screams at the same time, and rushed to save her life.
Child’s skeletal remains uncovered on Durban’s Bluff

Child’s skeletal remains uncovered on Durban’s Bluff

A similar discovery in the Bluff, Durban area was made in December last year.
Traffic route options after closure of Johannesburg’s M2

Traffic route options after closure of Johannesburg’s M2

As of 6am on Thursday, rush hour traffic in and around Johannesburg will be severely affected – here are route options to beat the worst of it.
Desperate dog owners offer R10k reward for missing Yorkie

Desperate dog owners offer R10k reward for missing Yorkie

Lucy’s owners are begging and pleading with the community of Alberton to help find her.

 

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