20.9.2020 11:07 am
A Transnet security guard told Potchefstroom Herald that around 11pm, he smelled smoke and went outside to see the roof of the station on fire.
The historic Potchefstroom train station building, built in 1919, has been destroyed in a fire.
According to the Honeydew police spokesperson, the family kept two dogs and he did not find them aggressive.
Community members say they have gone for at least two months without water being supplied through their taps.
This is significantly up from 2019 levels when the capacity was 81% and the largest dam, Theewaterskloof, was at 72.2%.
The young raptor is the firstborn for mom Makatsa and her new baby daddy, Mahlori, which means ‘miracle’.
The fires broke out in Khayelitsha and Dunoon in the early hours of Sunday morning. The police are investigating the circumstances that led to the fires.
The downing of tools came after the metro’s management assured workers who had not yet received their salaries that they would receive them by midnight.
‘The water and sanitation department has to get their act together. This complaint was reported on 31 July.’
The aftermath of evictions in the area on Tuesday left many people homeless, with several others camping overnight – next to their belongings.
‘The attacks are linked to taxi operators in the area as we have been intimidated repeatedly and quite openly and told that we should not operate in the area,’ said Bronwen Dyke-Beyer, spokesperson for Golden Arrow Bus Services.
Fruitless and wasteful expenditure amounted to just over R19 million and unauthorised expenditure to more than R14 million.
While the woman may have taken her own life, it appeared she had not intended for the children to die, as she left a note asking for her family to take care of them.
Neighbours awoke to screams, and later, the bodies found were identified as a 20-year-old mother and her two daughters, aged four and one.
Since the dispute by residents over the contract, Sanitech had also not been able to clean toilets. Also, in the past, staff were attacked and threatened.