Though they have been closed for years, people still go to the offices unaware that they are not functional.
More than 10 dogs were dumped or abandoned in Pretoria alone last week.
Several homes were destroyed and furniture was damaged, and some people couldn’t reassemble their homes due to missing corrugated iron pieces.
Collective water consumption for last week was up to 657 million litres per day.
Lulama Nkomana drowned while with her fellow pupils from Aliwal North High School in the Eastern Cape.
The depot will also accommodate buses of the soon to be established Sandton route.

Mpumalanga learner loses his eye over milk dispute

A Grade 11 learner of Shobiyane Secondary School in Acornhoek was admitted at Rob Ferreira Hospital after being allegedly stabbed on his face by a prefect of the school.

Three-year-old girl electrocuted by illegal connection in George

The three-year-old girl had touched a wire running from a homemade ‘electricity distribution box’ which was put together in an illegal and unsafe way. 

Dog owners on KZN South Coast warned of possible poisonings

The SPCA released a statement this week saying that eight cases of dog poisoning had been reported to the society in the area on Wednesday.

Wheelchair-bound three-year-old boy dies at Middelburg preschool

After 37 minutes of resuscitation, the doctor told Ryan Els’s parents that he had died after choking, most likely in his sleep. 

Limpopo farmer will get his farm from government but is now dealing with land occupiers

Part of the 3 000-hectare farm in Northam has been illegally occupied by people who have put padlocks on the gate that leads to the part of the farm they have occupied.

Joburg rape survivor raises R230K after 729km walk to raise GBV awareness

Leilani Kuter says there were times when she felt like quitting but after reading some motivational texts on social media, she got up and finished.

NWU student ‘victimised’ after being searched at Potchefstroom restaurant

Nkosana Mogopodi says other people had bags with him, but he was the only one that was searched.

Fire breaks out in small informal settlement in Kempton Park

Emergency services were on their way to the scene shortly after noon.

Four-year-old hanged in Ladysmith

A neighbour’s teenager noticed the child hanging from a thin plastic rope and rushed to call his grandparents to assist.

Eight-year-old falls off 30-metre cliff to her death in KZN

Police believe the girl was playing with other children when she accidentally fell off a cliff and died before paramedics could reach her.

City’s ‘sweetheart land deal’ to Gupta-linked company irreversible – Mashaba

In the deal, the city transferred ownership of land to Cedar Park Properties in 2013 and has not received a cent for it.

Elephant shot dead in Kruger Park staff village

SANParks released a statement to confirm the tragic incident and to explain that shooting the bull was the last resort taken by the field rangers.

EFF supporters celebrate as Mashaba expropriates 37 abandoned factories

The move will create up to 3,000 low-cost housing units and allow people to live ‘closer to economic opportunities,’ Mashaba says.

Tshwane metro a no-show for Human Rights Commission’s Hammanskraal visit

The metro says they were in a council meeting, but the SAHRC says them not showing up is a ‘flagrant disregard of the chapter 9 institution’.




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