Thirteen bodies retrieved from Gloria coal mine on Friday

The mission has already been postponed numerous times.

Recovery operations of the remaining trapped bodies within the shaft at Gloria Coal Mine in Mpumalanga had to be halted on Friday due to severe smoke, the police have said.

Thirteen bodies retrieved from Gloria coal mine on Friday
Thirteen bodies retrieved from Gloria coal mine on Friday

Thirteen bodies retrieved from Gloria coal mine on Friday

The mission has already been postponed numerous times.

KZN artist auctions painting to save rescued foal

KZN artist auctions painting to save rescued foal

The weak little foal was spotted by the Coastal Horse Care rural outreach team and brought to a unit based in Cato Ridge.
Rangers confident of returning escaped lion to Karoo park

Rangers confident of returning escaped lion to Karoo park

The park manager urges residents on farms around the park not to approach the lion if spotted, but rather to report sightings.
Missing eight-year-old boy found dead south of Joburg

Missing eight-year-old boy found dead south of Joburg

The devastated family had hoped to find the boy alive.
Limpopo farmer defies odds to ensure food security and jobs

Limpopo farmer defies odds to ensure food security and jobs

Despite challenges, Mafoko is a beacon of hope and role model to young people in his area towards embracing community development.
Iconic Knysna Heads venue left in dismal state

Iconic Knysna Heads venue left in dismal state

The premises were vacated in April 2017 and the site remains vacant and vandalised, a far-cry from the sought-after establishment it once was.
Joburg adopts inclusionary housing framework where rich and poor live side by side

Joburg adopts inclusionary housing framework where rich and poor live side by side

The densification process will be implemented in and around current nodes, as well as the new ‘general urban zone’ in areas like Orlando East in Soweto.
Two clinics worth R36m to open in rural Eastern Cape

Two clinics worth R36m to open in rural Eastern Cape

Zabasa Clinic, built at a cost of R17.5 million, will be opened at Engcobo.
Helicopter deployed to search for escaped Karoo lion

Helicopter deployed to search for escaped Karoo lion

The team currently tracking the lion are optimistic that the lion will be returned to the Karoo National Park soon.
DA to hold night vigil at North West police HQ to protest against farm attacks

DA to hold night vigil at North West police HQ to protest against farm attacks

The party is calling for the rural safety unit to be reinstated.
Investment of over R100m expected in Soweto

Investment of over R100m expected in Soweto

With the development of the six filling stations that will go out on tender alone, over 12 000m² will be developed or upgraded and 580 jobs created.
Fire destroys alleged brothel, drug house in Benoni

Fire destroys alleged brothel, drug house in Benoni

Prostitutes, drugs, dodgy firefighting equipment, vagrants, and rescued dogs are all linked to the fire.
Naked body of young woman found near Mpumalanga taxi rank

Naked body of young woman found near Mpumalanga taxi rank

The discovery happened barely a week after another woman from Sandriver was found dead at Ivory Park.
North West fights poverty through food security programme

North West fights poverty through food security programme

Acting MEC Mpho Motlhabane says the programme targeted individual households in a bid to eliminate poverty.
PE police recover ‘priceless’ artefacts, suspect arrested

PE police recover ‘priceless’ artefacts, suspect arrested

The original owner says he travels around the world buying antiques and some of his possessions are invaluable. 
43-year-old Willowvale villager gets 18 years for raping woman, 52

43-year-old Willowvale villager gets 18 years for raping woman, 52

The victim was apparently rescued by another woman and the accused ran from the scene, only to be identified later.
Rangers discover eland kill of Karoo escaped lion, hopes rise of capture

Rangers discover eland kill of Karoo escaped lion, hopes rise of capture

A lion with a full stomach is likely to sleep for a while, thus increasing chances of finding him.
Lightning strikes stunned Secunda driver’s car

Lightning strikes stunned Secunda driver’s car

A lightning bolt struck the wiper and surged through the car, damaging electrical components and drilling a hole into the windscreen.
Limpopo R29m tap water project stalls amid row over materials

Limpopo R29m tap water project stalls amid row over materials

Community members say the pipes for the project look like they were exhumed from another project because most of them have already cracked.
What to know when slaughtering an animal in suburbia

What to know when slaughtering an animal in suburbia

People called on the SPCA for clarity on the matter after a Facebook post went viral recently.
Farmers, miners and immigrants battle for land at old Vlakfontein mine

Farmers, miners and immigrants battle for land at old Vlakfontein mine

Informal miners and other farmers are fighting for land in Vlakfontein, which resident Moses Skosana still has no title deed to, despite farming on it for eight years.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition announces urgent recall of canine canned foods

Hill’s Pet Nutrition announces urgent recall of canine canned foods

The pet food giant has urged pet owners to discontinue use of selected products that contain high levels of vitamin D.
Grazing hippo brings Richards Bay traffic to a standstill

Grazing hippo brings Richards Bay traffic to a standstill

People were dangerously close to the hippo and attempting to take selfies with it.
WATCH: Young boys brawl in supervised street fights

WATCH: Young boys brawl in supervised street fights

Despite previous reports, the fights are in the spirit of getting young boys to pour their energy into a constructive hobby.
Wonderboom airport mum on resuming Pretoria-Cape Town flights

Wonderboom airport mum on resuming Pretoria-Cape Town flights

Despite plans to extend the runway, as well the resumption of flights to and from Cape Town to Pretoria has not yet been discussed.
Four Johannesburg factory workers critically injured in chemical explosion

Four Johannesburg factory workers critically injured in chemical explosion

A Netcare spokesperson said the injured workers were first treated on scene by advanced life support paramedics.

 

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