According to a spokesperson, the first fire started at night when no staff were on the premises and so was implausible to suspect any staff were involved.
The fire reportedly broke out in the Berg en Dal restaurant kitchen and spread to the dining hall, but was put out before further damage was done to the facility.
JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said the accident involved one truck transporting scrap metal from Zambia to Gauteng, who collided with a pole and died at the scene.
Cope criticises the swearing-in of the former mayor as an MPL while she faces serious charges of fraud and corruption.
Due to the death of the prime suspect, no court appearances in connection with the Mthwalume murders will take place on Monday. 
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During his political career, Mlangeni had to sometimes change his name to Percy or Mokete Mokoena.

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The act criminalises the unlawful possession of a firearm.

General UPDATE: Zindzi Mandela will be buried next to her mother, Winnie

Mandela will be buried at the Fourways Memorial Park on Friday morning.

News Update Police clarify that officers arrested in Zuurbekom hostage drama were not on duty

Among those people held hostage were employees of the church, residents of the building and volunteers who had shown up to clean the premises.

News Update ANC pays tribute to late stalwart Tom Manthata

Manthata died on Friday night at the age of 80. He died of Covid-19-related complications,

News Update Exclusive: Journo details moment rubber bullet hit his face during taxi uproar

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News Update Reopening nursery schools to be tackled without an open court or oral arguments

The bodies had planned to bring forward an urgent application before the High Court in Pretoria should the department of social development not head their call.

News Update Azenathi stripped of king benefits as clash for crown continues

Premier Mabuyane has reminded Azenathi that his contract expired on 8 February 2020.

News Update Education department visits Pretoria Girls High following racism allegations

An emotional Chante Pietersen, who is in matric, shed tears as she spoke of the treatment towards pupils of colour at the school.

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In accessing the relief funds or lodging their applications, government has dedicated capacity in the department of transport to help support businesses to apply for relief.

News Update Man dies after running into flaming fuel tanker, after crash

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.

News Update Santaco rejects relief funds as fare increase, taxi capacity debate continues

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.

News Update All taxi fares to increase come July, Santaco says

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula is expected to meet again with Santaco next week for a way forward.

Education Motshekga releases updated 2020 school calendar

The school curriculum has been drastically impacted due to the novel coronavirus, which led to government imposing a national lockdown.




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