Recent rain will not cause immediate change to Vaal Dam levels as the water does not flow into it directly.
According to the owner of the bus, it was roadworthy, had all the necessary permits and insurance, and had been serviced before the fire.
Power in the capital has mostly been restored, with the situation so bad that the city was taken off the load shedding schedule.
The woman Costa Panayiotou was allegedly travelling with was abducted during the hijacking, but has since been found.
The rescue team dealt with difficult conditions because of the volume of fallen rock and threat of further rockfalls.
The vote against the mayor and speaker suffered numerous delaying tactics from the DA, which has now lost its second metro in as many days.

Woman’s body recovered at Voëlklip

Tragedy has struck again at the same dangerous area of cliffs that claimed the lives of a Southern Cape mother and her two children in October.

Two dead after light aircraft crash in Plettenberg Bay

One occupant of the aircraft died at the scene, and the other in hospital, on Monday evening.

WATCH: Tanker collision causes fiery chaos on Van Reenen’s Pass

Motorists currently travelling from the Tugela Plaza towards the pass have been adversely affected by the crash, with queuing traffic in the area as clean-up efforts continue.

Vehicle used by Westville thieves found burnt out in Clermont

Although one suspect was killed in yesterday’s shootout with police, six other suspects, some of which may be injured, fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, and are still at large.

ANC holds up signs mocking Mokgalapa sex scandal ahead of vote

The governing party has said they will vote with the EFF to remove the DA’s Tshwane mayor.

Man and toddler killed, six injured in ‘mystery’ KZN shooting

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Five-year-old dies in Lenasia house fire

A five-year-old child died in a house fire in Lenasia on Monday morning, the City of Johannesburg’s Emergency Management Services (EMS) say.

Court rules Bosasa is commercially insolvent – report

The SCA ordered that the appeal by the liquidators should be upheld with costs.

ANC MP Bongani Bongo released on R5K bail after Hawks arrest

The former state security boss is facing bribery and corruption charges for allegedly trying to derail a parliamentary inquiry into Eskom.

Bosasa liquidation now likely to depend on outcome of appeals court case

Gavin Watson’s executor has conceded that the auction may in fact be unstoppable, owing to the coincidence of the court apparently coming to a decision on the company’s case.

Trial date set for Malema, Ndlozi’s alleged assault of cop

The pair allegedly assaulted a police colonel in April 2018 during the funeral of struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

PICS, VIDEO: You can ‘remove us in coffins’, refugees tell police at UNHCR

Refugees have moved onto United Nations Refugee Agency premises, leading to a charge of trespassing being laid.

WATCH: Truck in flames after horror Durban crash

One truck driver was killed in the crash, while eight people were rushed to hospital with moderate to serious injuries.

WATCH: Xolani Gwala’s official provincial funeral

Friends, family and colleagues have gathered in his hometown to pay their final respects.




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