Security guard, 22, dies in hospital after East Rand shootout

He and a colleague were brutally attacked by 10 suspects in an attempted armed robbery.

A 22-year-old security guard severely wounded in a shootout on the R21 north on Tuesday morning has died in hospital at around 7.15am on Wednesday, Kempton Express reports.

Security guard, 22, dies in hospital after East Rand shootout
Security guard, 22, dies in hospital after East Rand shootout

Security guard, 22, dies in hospital after East Rand shootout

He and a colleague were brutally attacked by 10 suspects in an attempted armed robbery.

Planned outages to hit Cape Town’s Philippi township, surrounding areas

Planned outages to hit Cape Town’s Philippi township, surrounding areas

In a terse statement the City said: ‘This outage is required to improve the reliability and security of the electricity supply’.
Inquiry into deadly Durban structural collapse reconvenes in June

Inquiry into deadly Durban structural collapse reconvenes in June

The collapse in which four people died occurred on March 28 last year on the premises of Imperial Logistics at 11 Milner Street in Jacobs.
JMPD intensifies traffic management during load shedding

JMPD intensifies traffic management during load shedding

Crime prevention units have also increased patrols to deter opportunistic crime such as smash-and-grabs which may occur in congested traffic.
Tshwane metro to invest in Hammanskraal water woes

Tshwane metro to invest in Hammanskraal water woes

Substandard drinking water has been the reality for thousands of residents in the Pretoria north region for many years.
Gardener succumbs to injuries inflicted in pit bull terrier attack

Gardener succumbs to injuries inflicted in pit bull terrier attack

The severely injured gardener was transported by ER24 paramedics to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
‘Head-pressing’ could be a sign of severe health disorders in pets

‘Head-pressing’ could be a sign of severe health disorders in pets

This behaviour in dogs and cats is indicative of neural damage or nervous system disorders, and will not go away on its own.
Public protector, SAHRC chide Durban mayor for service delivery failures at Glebelands

Public protector, SAHRC chide Durban mayor for service delivery failures at Glebelands

Occupancy estimates range between 20,000 and 22,000, although the complex was only built to accommodate around 12,000 people.
Tshwane metro turns to high court over Centurion ‘free housing’ signs

Tshwane metro turns to high court over Centurion ‘free housing’ signs

The owner remains determined to allow as many as 200 people to come and stay on his property for free, and does not plan on halting his building schedule for this weekend.
Emfuleni municipality in the dark after explosion at Vanderbijlpark substation

Emfuleni municipality in the dark after explosion at Vanderbijlpark substation

Nearby water reservoirs have been affected, which could lead to water shortages and pressure reduction.
4-year-old boy fatally electrocuted at informal settlement in Chatsworth

4-year-old boy fatally electrocuted at informal settlement in Chatsworth

A concerned resident from Bottlebrush informal settlement says young children are constantly playing near areas with illegal cables.
Private investigator identifies suspect accused of KZN monkey murders

Private investigator identifies suspect accused of KZN monkey murders

The nine surviving monkeys are doing very well in the care of a private vet, and only two are still struggling.
N4 roadworks in Mpumalanga to resume this month

N4 roadworks in Mpumalanga to resume this month

Trans African Concessions confirmed that a major upgrade of the toll route between Belfast and Machadodorp will resume this month.
ER24 rescues impaled dog in Kempton Park

ER24 rescues impaled dog in Kempton Park

The dog was discharged from the animal hospital on Sunday afternoon and is now recovering at home.
Pretoria teen’s total paralysis a mystery for doctors

Pretoria teen’s total paralysis a mystery for doctors

Giovanni Hendriks came home from school to tell his mother that he wasn’t feeling well, and was admitted to hospital completely paralysed the next day.
Man who saved boy from flooding Jukskei River is tracked down by MEC

Man who saved boy from flooding Jukskei River is tracked down by MEC

The video went viral last week, with people calling for the rescuer to get a medal.
Khoisan activists sleeping in cage to highlight cruelty at East London Zoo

Khoisan activists sleeping in cage to highlight cruelty at East London Zoo

The activists entered a cage at Beacon Bay Retail Park on Monday morning and will make it their home for the next 11 days.
Taxi drivers protest over Nanduwe, Wata routes’ possible closure

Taxi drivers protest over Nanduwe, Wata routes’ possible closure

They were demanding an audience with Gauteng member of the executive committee for roads and transport, Ismail Vadi.
Police meet with foreigners over Operation Fiela

Police meet with foreigners over Operation Fiela

The police argue that before they can close down a business, they issue a notice to the owner.
Centurion man’s 613kg pumpkin is the biggest in SA

Centurion man’s 613kg pumpkin is the biggest in SA

The pumpkin beat the SA record at the 57th annual Walkerville Agricultural Show on Saturday.
4-metre-long python found after eating a lamb in KZN

4-metre-long python found after eating a lamb in KZN

Frightened community members watched in anticipation while a snake expert managed to get the creature under his control.
Waste picker registrations underway across Joburg

Waste picker registrations underway across Joburg

Waste pickers will be registered and issued with an identity card.
Pretoria retail centre plagued by insect infestation

Pretoria retail centre plagued by insect infestation

Employees at a call centre in the Sammy Marks Square alleged that they were given cans of insect killer when they complained about the being bitten by the insects.
Action is needed to end crime, not prayer, IFP tells KZN MEC

Action is needed to end crime, not prayer, IFP tells KZN MEC

This after Community Safety MEC Mxolisi Kaunda held a community prayer meeting in Maqeleni due to a spate of violent crimes in the area.
Potch man fighting for his life after bee attack

Potch man fighting for his life after bee attack

The man sustained numerous bee stings and is in a critical condition.
Pretoria resident’s lip tumour finally removed

Pretoria resident’s lip tumour finally removed

Clara van Heerden’s cold sore, which turned out to be lip cancer and has caused pain and suffering for years, has finally been removed. WARNING: Graphic content and images.

 

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