KZN snake whisperer Jason Arnold saved the snake without causing injury to it, much to the relief of the family who found a new slippery friend in their bedroom on Sunday.
Voges has been described as a giant of a man – both in stature and character. 
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R12m Bronkhorstspruit hospital upgrade ‘makes no sense’
Last June, BMW Germany announced the company would partner with the government to upgrade eight hospitals in three provinces and four community clinics with 750 beds to support during the second wave of the Covid-19 peak.
The deceased was involved in the wildlife trade and mostly catered to international hunters. His business was severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent travel restrictions.
Cape Town is currently experiencing strong winds, which increase the risk of wildfires burning out of control. 
The helicopter, an Airbus AS350B-3+ ‘Squirrel’ aircraft, was damaged in the accident, and the pilot was flying alone. 

Local News Suspected vandalism leads to substation blowing up in Eldorado Park (video)

Some residents in Eldorado Park as a result have been left without power.

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Dry Mopani region’s taps get turned on

Local News Dry Mopani region’s taps get turned on

The minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation handed over the labour-intensive Sand-Water Extraction Project to villagers in Bolobedu outside Giyani.

Local News WATCH: Woman gets on roof of Durban hotel in apparent suicide attempt

Once the woman was distracted, police officers managed to subdue her. She has since been taken to hospital.

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Municipal services return to ‘calm’ Vuwani

Local News Municipal services return to ‘calm’ Vuwani

In 2016, pandemonium broke out in the area after communities in Vuwani refused to be incorporated into then Lim 234, better known as Collins Chabane local municipality.

Local News Herman Mashaba to help families of drowned Hammanskraal boys

During a visit to the three boys’ families last week Tuesday, Tshwane mayor Randall Williams said the metro was waiting for the outcome of the police investigation.

Local News Meet some of the top 20 finalists for Miss Soweto 2020 (video)

The Miss Soweto 2020 pageant will be taking place on November 28th.

Local News Three boys found dead in under-construction stormwater trench in Hammanskraal

The stormwater trench was under construction in Tambo Extension 1. It is thought the boys might have been playing in the area.

Local News Five-month-old baby among three children that died in Limpopo house fire

A woman left the three young children alone on Saturday morning to buy food, and was informed of the fire on her way home.

Local News NSRI evacuates ill patient from deep-sea fishing trawler

The patient was found to be in a stable condition, and was taken into the helicopter using the basket hoist procedure. 

Local News WATCH: Flames engulf Cape Town building

The business in Woodstock, was engulfed by flames and the fire is said to have started at around 11am, but was eventually contained.

Local News Body of decapitated woman washes up on KZN beach

Police say the body was severely decomposed and they were unable to determine if the missing body parts had been removed through ‘unnatural means’.

Local News Western Cape police ombudsman resigns

A number of high-profile investigations were conducted during Johan Brand’s time as the Western Cape police ombudsman. He was appointed in 2018.

Local News Dunoon mother and six children among families left homeless after blaze

Some people from the informal settlement in the Western Cape started rebuilding on Tuesday, after the homes of 139 people were gutted by a shack fire on Monday.

Local News The hard life of Fairview’s horse grooms

Fairview is on land owned by Phumelela Gaming and Leisure which means the municipality cannot set up infrastructure like toilets and electricity.




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