KwaZulu-Natal emergency responders are searching for two people who were swept away by the uThukela River.
The police have opened an inquest docket to investigate the matter.
The City of Ekurhuleni vowed that its energy department would intensify the disconnection of illegal connections.
Okonkwo Kingsley Nwabuike’s arrest followed information received from Interpol about the fugitive’s arrival in Johannesburg from Nigeria.
As of 24 January, region B recorded 317 new recoveries and 49 new cases of Covid-19.
A mother and daughter team from Pretoria are out to prove the old gender stereotype wrong that all women are afraid of insects and reptiles wrong.

Local News Booysens fire destroys 400 shacks, leaves 2,000 displaced (video)

The Gift of the Givers Johannesburg said they do expect families to move rapidly to secure their “land” and start rebuilding.

Local News Separate fires destroy 300 shacks in Joburg

In a separate fire in Wynberg, an appliance warehouse was destroyed during a blaze, which took firefighters close to two hours to extinguish.

Local News Traditional healer’s bones predicts 2021 another tough year for SA

He said we should expect an ‘even deadlier’ third wave to hit the country that will last until the end of winter.

Local News Heavy rain forces Free State labour department offices to close 

Water leaks into the Laboria House building were deemed a safety risk, after an assessment done by occupational health and safety inspectors. 

Local News Dawncrest pensioner attacked by dogs

The dogs attacked the pensioner when he got out of his care to fetch his mail.

Local News Massive black mamba found in KZN home

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.

Local News Tributes pour in for legendary Roodepoort wrestler, Danie Voges

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’

Local News 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.

Local News Community in shock after former actor commits suicide in front of church

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.

Local News Firefighters rush to contain blazes cropping up in Cape Town

Cape Town is currently experiencing strong winds, which increase the risk of wildfires burning out of control. 

Local News SANParks pilot suffers minor injuries after helicopter crash

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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