11.7.2020 07:09 pm
Among those people held hostage were employees of the church, residents of the building and volunteers who had shown up to clean the premises.
Police have come out clarifying that of those arrested during the arrest of over 40 suspects during a hostage situation and shootout at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in Zuurbekom on Saturday morning, those regarded as law enforcement were not there in their capacity as members of security forces.
Emergency Medical Rescue were at the scene, and confirmed that a man and woman were travelling in the car involved in a collision with a fuel tanker.
However, increases in taxi fares have not been ruled out, and alterations to taxi capacity are imminent, as Santaco and government continue to debate figures.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula is expected to meet again with Santaco next week for a way forward.
The school curriculum has been drastically impacted due to the novel coronavirus, which led to government imposing a national lockdown.
Despite thousands losing their income during the lockdown, the City saw fit to add R843 million to the budget for increased salaries to staff and councillors.
EUSA made an urgent application to the court based on concerns that government acted recklessly in reopening the country’s schools.
Gauteng transport MEC says a decision taken at national level was that there would be no increases in taxi fares on Monday, however, some taxi organisations could defy this decision, while others have plans for later in the month
The bodies plan to bring forward an urgent application before the Pretoria High Court should the department of social development not head their call.
The repairs to the power supply in the area were expected to take 24 hours to fix, however, Eskom says the required material for the repairs were only delivered on Thursday afternoon.
The system which was meant to go live on Tuesday 26 May could not run due to a damaged fibre link between the UIF’s offices and the State Information and Technology Agency.
The reverend maintains he wanted to raise his concerns to clear his name after the national lockdown when asked why he previously opted for silence.
Sisulu appointed Terry Motau to lead lawyers in reviewing all fraud, corruption and irregular expenditure reports in her department.
The suspects appeared in court facing murder and kidnapping charges.
In March, the airline suspended all operations expecting to gradually start a new optimised schedule of service once the lockdown has been lifted.