Farm murder numbers stabilise
The number of farm murders has stabilised over the past year, despite a significant rise in attacks overall. Afriforum attributes the decrease in killings to farmers fighting back.
The microchipping forms part of a research project between Zimbali estate and the KZN Amphibian and Reptile Conservation group. The python’s hatchlings will join her in the wild soon.
Residents said executive mayor Sithembiso Ncetezo had failed to develop the town and asked him and all Mnquma ward councillors to leave the meeting.
The judge notes that the protesters were living, sleeping, cooking, bathing, defecating and having public sex in the pedestrianised precinct — all of which are outlawed by bylaws.
The pump station was badly vandalised in 2014 and appears not to have been properly fixed since then.
The NSRI transported police divers across the lagoon to commence a scuba dive search, during which they found and recovered the boy’s body.

Local News Durban braces for two-day water shutdown

The Western aqueduct water supply system interruption is expected to start at 6am on Tuesday morning until 6pm on Wednesday evening.

Local News Nine-month-old baby dies in KZN shack fire

An emergency medical services spokesperson said the cause of the fire was unknown and was under investigation.

Local News Three dogs die, four people injured after swarm of bees descend on KZN home

The family later discovered the bees had made their hive under some rubble in the corner of their yard and must have been there for a long time.

Local News Nature-loving woman attacked, killed by lions at private game reserve

21-year-old Swané Van Wyk was attacked and killed by lions she had been caring for at Zwartkloof Private Game Reserve in Bela-Bela last week.

Local News Previously homeless caddie qualifies for Sunshine golf tour

Despite challenging circumstances, Llewellyn Barnes entered Q-School, where he qualified to participate in a Sunshine Senior Tour event, the Fidelity Pro-Am, in March.

Local News Hundreds of new textbooks dumped in Polokwane suburb

The dumped books include Sepedi, English, Tshivenda and Xitsonga CAPS textbooks, meant for learners from Gr R to Gr 12, for the 2020 curriculum.

Local News We’ll offer voluntary separation packages to senior management – Eskom

Eskom said that the voluntary separation packages process will be implemented during March and April.

Local News Teen braves rip current to save drowning father

The 15-year-old’s father got into trouble while saving another teenager from a rip current in Nature’s Valley. All three managed to get out of the water safely.

Local News Tembisa to get missing ‘h’ back after years of misspelling

The name Thembisa, which is a Nguni word that means ‘promise’ and ‘hope’, was misspelt as Tembisa many years ago.

Adam ‘Mxolisi’ Catzavelos’ gogos and umkhulus say he’s a changed man

Local News Adam ‘Mxolisi’ Catzavelos’ gogos and umkhulus say he’s a changed man

The convicted racist still doesn’t know who ratted him out, and seemingly doesn’t care. The men and women of Soweto, where he has been doing his community service, have forgiven him though, saying he’s a changed man. The EFF doesn’t seem to agree.

Local News Tshwane safety MMC encourages motorists to record interactions with TMPD

Residents are reminded to obtain the officer’s name and surname on the shield or badge and to take note of the registration number of the motor vehicle.

Local News Two boys drown in water-filled holes at Makwassie construction site

The holes at the construction site, situated outside Lebaleng township in Makwassie, filled up with water following heavy rains in the area.

Local News Samwu takes on Ekurhuleni over waste tender ‘scam’, ‘money laundering’

‘Politicians in the city are positioning themselves for the ANC elective congresses and have seen an opportunity to launder money through these contractors,’ Samwu charges.

Local News One dead, nine injured when tree falls on minibus in Johannesburg

Three men were found lying trapped inside the front of the vehicle while seven others were found either standing or seated near the vehicle.

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