South Africa 19.5.2018 03:57 pm

Man airlifted to hospital after falling down stairs in Johannesburg

The man was treated for his injuries and was provided with advanced life support interventions before he was airlifted.

A 45-year-old man was airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after he fell down a flight of stairs at his residence in Little Falls, west of Johannesburg on Saturday morning, paramedics said.

Man airlifted to hospital after falling down stairs in Johannesburg
Man airlifted to hospital after falling down stairs in Johannesburg

Man airlifted to hospital after falling down stairs in Johannesburg

The man was treated for his injuries and was provided with advanced life support interventions before he was airlifted.

ANC land summit convened to discuss expropriation of land without compensation
South Africa

ANC land summit convened to discuss expropriation of land without compensation

Ramaphosa says the governing party should use the provisions of the Constitution more effectively and more directly to drive land reform with greater urgency and purpose.
Suspects arrested for unlicensed firearms in Khayelitsha and Nyanga in Cape Town
South Africa

Suspects arrested for unlicensed firearms in Khayelitsha and Nyanga in Cape Town

The police in the Western Cape say they will target criminals with unlicensed firearms in their efforts to clamp down on serious and violent crimes in the province.
SA wine voted premier best buy at SIAL China international fair
South Africa

SA wine voted premier best buy at SIAL China international fair

SIAL China is a leading platform for international producers and manufacturers of food products, wines, spirits, and food service equipment.
Five suspects arrested in Cape Town with stolen copper cables
South Africa

Five suspects arrested in Cape Town with stolen copper cables

The suspects are expected to appear in the court on Monday on a charge of possession of suspected stolen property.
Sanco calls for an independent probe into multi-million rand North West fraud claims
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Sanco calls for an independent probe into multi-million rand North West fraud claims

Sanco says the North West Development Corporation Board’s investigation cannot be objective and credible.
Lengthy jail time for four North West rhino poachers
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Lengthy jail time for four North West rhino poachers

Four men have received prison sentences of between 5 and 28 years in jail.
Orchids and Onions: Allan Gray’s tale of patience and dignity hits home
South Africa

Orchids and Onions: Allan Gray’s tale of patience and dignity hits home

An Onion goes to robocall number 010-590-8977 for intrusive marketing and Doctor, Doctor for using this dodgy service.
Listeriosis scare continues as deaths jump to 204
South Africa

Listeriosis scare continues as deaths jump to 204

Despite affected products being destroyed at a rate of 80 tons a day, people could still be infected due to a number of factors.
Sars makes major sex drug bust at OR Tambo airport
South Africa

Sars makes major sex drug bust at OR Tambo airport

Customs officials seized 437kg of male sexual enhancement pills (Viagra) with a street value of about R30 million.
Vehicles damaged, 27 arrested after Kusile power station protest
South Africa

Vehicles damaged, 27 arrested after Kusile power station protest

Eskom says the protests were fuelled by angry employees of a company subcontracted by Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa.
Nehawu issues ultimatum for North West public servants strike
South Africa

Nehawu issues ultimatum for North West public servants strike

The union wants to see an improvement in the province’s health department and premier Supra Mahumapelo fired within two weeks.
Taxpayers could save SA municipalities – by forking out R22.4bn
South Africa

Taxpayers could save SA municipalities – by forking out R22.4bn

Among many others, the City of Joburg’s financial sustainability has shown a ‘shocking collapse’ but it might be able to trade itself out of trouble.
Fort Ember needs to be included in all bets today
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Fort Ember needs to be included in all bets today

Race 4 is over 2600m and as this is not a handicap the best-rated horses should come out on top. My selections are Ali Bon Dubai, Arte, Storm Warning and Dromedaris.
Equal Education’s Isaacs resigns amid sexual harassment allegations
South Africa

Equal Education’s Isaacs resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

The organisation says in a statement it is deeply distressed by the allegations, but Doron Isaacs has not accepted any wrongdoing at this stage.
Xenophobia making SA a scary place – African Diaspora Forum
South Africa

Xenophobia making SA a scary place – African Diaspora Forum

Migrants, many of whom have fled persecution, are paying a heavy price as they are targeted in every protest action, the ADF says.
No cops involved in Boksburg cash-in-transit heist – Hawks
South Africa

No cops involved in Boksburg cash-in-transit heist – Hawks

Parliament’s portfolio committee on police has said it will have a special hearing on the recent spate of cash-in-transit heists on June 13.
Hawks make ‘breakthrough’ in Stellenbosch heist
South Africa

Hawks make ‘breakthrough’ in Stellenbosch heist

The first suspect to be arrested for the heist at Eikestad Mall, a 27-year-old man, will appear in court on Monday.
Xina Solar One renewable power project creates Northern Cape jobs
South Africa

Xina Solar One renewable power project creates Northern Cape jobs

Job creation peaked at over 1 300 positions, to which another 80 permanent positions have been added during the operation phase for 20 years.
PE police grab abalone of almost R1m
South Africa

PE police grab abalone of almost R1m

Fifteen bags of abalone were found in bushes next to Marine Drive in Summerstrand after a suspicious-looking bakkie was stopped.
‘Fraudster’ Ekurhuleni municipal officials granted bail
South Africa

‘Fraudster’ Ekurhuleni municipal officials granted bail

Zandile Mndebele, a cashier, and her supervisor Felicia Hlabana allegedly cooked the municipality’s books to pocket about R1 million.
Fast-track Denel rescue plan to aid army – defence minister
South Africa

Fast-track Denel rescue plan to aid army – defence minister

More needs to be done to ensure cash-strapped Denel delivers to the SA National Defence Force, its biggest customer, the minister urges.
Eskom evacuates contractor workers after Kusile protest
South Africa

Eskom evacuates contractor workers after Kusile protest

The violent protest was staged by employees of contractor SGB against management over salary issues and the situation is now stable.
Jazz veteran Philip Tabane dies at 84
South Africa

Jazz veteran Philip Tabane dies at 84

The musician, best known for his hit on the popular local drama ‘Muvhango’, died at the Mamelodi hospital in Pretoria this morning. 
Ramaphosa hands out title deeds in Tembisa during Thuma Mina campaign
South Africa

Ramaphosa hands out title deeds in Tembisa during Thuma Mina campaign

The president has announced ‘Title Deed Friday’, a programme that will see title deeds being handed out to recipients every Friday.
Middleman in Panayiotou murder to apply for bail next week
South Africa

Middleman in Panayiotou murder to apply for bail next week

The middleman was arrested earlier this month after more than six months on the run. 

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