Limited train services around Pretoria until 22 January

This has been caused by Prasa closing the main Pretoria station for maintenance until January 22.

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has closed the main Pretoria station for maintenance until January 22.

Limited train services around Pretoria until 22 January
Limited train services around Pretoria until 22 January

Limited train services around Pretoria until 22 January

This has been caused by Prasa closing the main Pretoria station for maintenance until January 22.

Prasa closes Pretoria station, no trains moving for 40 days

Prasa closes Pretoria station, no trains moving for 40 days

Metrorail said the closure was for renovations which are part of Prasa’s modernisation programme.
Mashaba urges Ramaphosa to intervene in Joburg housing funding dispute

Mashaba urges Ramaphosa to intervene in Joburg housing funding dispute

The city has a housing backlog of an estimated 300,000 units needed by some of its poorest residents.
Man swims to Seal Island through shark-infested waters

Man swims to Seal Island through shark-infested waters

A man from Cape Town recently dared to swim to the island, baffling residents and conservationists.
Cape Town’s Salt River market site earmarked for affordable housing

Cape Town’s Salt River market site earmarked for affordable housing

The decision would mitigate the displacement of people as a result of gentrification and development of areas close to the CBD.
Human Rights Commission to visit PE’s violence-plagued northern areas

Human Rights Commission to visit PE’s violence-plagued northern areas

More than 80 people have allegedly been killed due to gang activity in the last seven months in the area.
Tornado damages 26 schools in Eastern Cape

Tornado damages 26 schools in Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape education MEC Mlungisi Mvoko said the damage to infrastructure was a blow, but damage will be fixed during the festive season.
Disabled Bloemfontein man denied access to board flight to Joburg

Disabled Bloemfontein man denied access to board flight to Joburg

A regional airline allegedly refused to accommodate the quadriplegic man, claiming that him boarding the plane was ‘against the law’.
Taxis go up in flames after associations clash in Mpumalanga

Taxis go up in flames after associations clash in Mpumalanga

The two taxi associations are allegedly fighting over routes in the Govan Mbeki Municipality.
Diamond mine, municipality at loggerheads over water

Diamond mine, municipality at loggerheads over water

The origin of the enmity is the Jagersfontein community’s unhappiness regarding the mine and development, or lack thereof, in the area.
Westbury, Protea South clinics without power after cable theft, illegal connections

Westbury, Protea South clinics without power after cable theft, illegal connections

The health and social development MMC called on the community to expose those who continue to target clinics and government facilities.
Faulty cables leave 12,000 Kempton Park households without power

Faulty cables leave 12,000 Kempton Park households without power

The power went off early on Tuesday morning, and residents have not yet been given a time frame in which the issue will be resolved.
32 undocumented people nabbed at hijacked buildings in Sandton

32 undocumented people nabbed at hijacked buildings in Sandton

Herman Mashaba says the disproportionate number of undocumented migrants poses a major challenge to efforts to restore rule of law in Joburg.
KZN ‘agricultural master plan’ is key to transformation, says MEC

KZN ‘agricultural master plan’ is key to transformation, says MEC

The MEC says there are about 4,5 million hectares of land suitable for livestock production.
Pretoria residents not part of ANC allegedly denied housing stands

Pretoria residents not part of ANC allegedly denied housing stands

The residents of Marry Me informal settlement alleged that they were told that anyone who was not a member of the ANC would never be moved from the informal settlement, despite the looming threat of structures being demolished.
Young mother tries to kill two-year-old son

Young mother tries to kill two-year-old son

The 19-year-old mother assaulted her son after she said that she did not want her son anymore.
Cape Town’s MyCiti bus petrol bombed, driver and passenger injured

Cape Town’s MyCiti bus petrol bombed, driver and passenger injured

This is the fifth bus to be torched since the start of the unprotected strike and the city has lost millions of rand in damages.
20 Gauteng roads to be renamed, including R55

20 Gauteng roads to be renamed, including R55

Names being considered included Moses Kotane, writer Nadine Gordimer, and even rugby player Joost van der Westhuizen.
 ‘I can shoot you, I can kill you, ka**ir,’ white man allegedly tells Mboro

 ‘I can shoot you, I can kill you, ka**ir,’ white man allegedly tells Mboro

The pastor says a tracking company employee threatened to kill him in an altercation over parking space at a petrol station.
Housing allocation ‘chaos’ in Umlazi after former councillor was ‘corrupt’

Housing allocation ‘chaos’ in Umlazi after former councillor was ‘corrupt’

The Durban municipality has admitted there is ‘confusion’ over who benefited from the housing project, but it’s apparently too late to fix it now.
City of Cape Town to fine drivers who disregard heavy vehicles only lane

City of Cape Town to fine drivers who disregard heavy vehicles only lane

The purpose of this system is to prevent crashes involving runaway heavy vehicles, which typically occur at the Steenberg Road junction.
Man rescued, another missing after getting caught in rip current in East London

Man rescued, another missing after getting caught in rip current in East London

Despite an extensive search, there has been no sign of the missing man, but search operations are continuing.
Grave dilemma: SA cities short of cemetery space

Grave dilemma: SA cities short of cemetery space

The increasing land demands of the living could mean that cremation and grave recycling become mandatory.
Woman falls to her death at music festival in North West

Woman falls to her death at music festival in North West

Rain sent revellers running for the stadium stands to take cover.
Ekurhuleni Metro to write off R3bn in uncollected municipal debt

Ekurhuleni Metro to write off R3bn in uncollected municipal debt

A spokesperson for the metro says the submission to council is in line with approved credit control and debt collection policy.
Alleged battered woman claims female cop blamed her for beating by boyfriend

Alleged battered woman claims female cop blamed her for beating by boyfriend

The boyfriend claims the complainant smacked herself against the wall and is now telling everyone on social media that he hit her.

 

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