Rival taxi associations have finally reached an agreement with Transport MEC Jacob Mamabolo.
The water and sanitation department would be performing ‘essential work’ on the water infrastructure, the City of Cape Town said.
A dive operation was conducted and the child was found at a depth of three metres with his legs trapped under a log.
There has been a apparent flare-up in gang violence in a number of suburbs around the city.
An explosion at Glen Marais substation left parts of Kempton Park in the dark, but the metro says power will be restored by Tuesday evening.
The baby was abandoned on Tuesday and found by a petrol attendant.

Local News Three children killed in hit-and-run

A car allegedly hit three boys, aged seven, nine, and 15 before speeding away.

Local News Westbury residents dodge death in gang turf war

According to residents who want to remain anonymous due to fear of being targeted, the environment is tense and blood is being spilt.

Local News Teen hospitalised for paralysis on the mend

Hoërskool Tuine learner Giovanni Hendriks from Danville was moved from ICU this week to the high care ward at Kalafong hospital.

Local News Moqhaka Local Municipality manager’s fate in officials’ hands

Mncedisi Simon Mqwathi was arrested last week after he was meant to hand himself over the previous week, but instead went on the run.

Local News Harding residents refuse to accept report that rocks do not contain gold

The KZN community rejected a report confirming there was no economic gold in either the quarry or its surroundings.

Local News From Everest to the office, Saray Khumalo returns to work

She says that the hardest day of the gruelling climb was when a fellow teammate lost his life.

Local News Man found burnt alive in KZN sugar cane field

When found, the man was still alive but died shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Local News Puppies rescued from storm water pipe in Centurion

Using food to lure the pups out of the pipe, a Centurion SPCA inspector worked for an hour to get them to safety.

Local News City of Tshwane to fight against drug abuse with ‘master plan’

To address the issue of drugs and substance abuse, the metro has partnered with academic institutions for research purposes.

Local News Soshanguve man says dead wife liable for R112K municipal bill

Soshanguve Block GG resident Elias Hlongwane says his late wife caused his services to be cut off.

Local News Kayaker fights off great white shark with paddle in KZN

A great white shark latched onto the back of Muir Robertson’s kayak and lifted his kayak into the air, ejecting him into the water.

Local News Centurion ward councillor wants bird sanctuary at Centurion lake

A few months ago, hotel guests observed a man throwing stones at ducks in the lake – apparently to kill them for food.

Local News Victims of horror farm attack still plan to marry in style

Johan van Wyk and Hanli Barnard have been through a nightmarish ordeal for the past six months after Johan was shot nine times.

Local News Illegal settlements mushroom as police quell protest fires in the Western Cape

Shack builders started building their structures when police and local authorities’ attention was diverted during the recent taxi stand-off. 

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