29.10.2020 01:26 pm
Pretoria Zoo is awaiting the results of a post-mortem to determine the cause of death, believes the elephant had acute colic.
A beloved 36-year-old African elephant cow died at the Pretoria Zoo at the weekend. The zoo had two elephants, but is now left with only an elephant bull, 39-year-old Charlie.
Changing wind conditions have proved challenging for firefighters, who currently have little access to anchor the blaze.
The body was found roughly 500 metres away from where Henry Mikwanda drowned three weeks ago. It is not yet clear if the body found is indeed that of Mikwanda.
This year alone, three cases of human rabies have been reported in KwaZulu-Natal, three in the Eastern Cape, and one in Limpopo.
National Lottery operator Ithuba said the player scooped the third largest PowerBall jackpot for this year in Tuesday’s draw. But the winner is yet to make contact with Ithuba.
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 teenager was transported to a private hospital in Hilton for further care.
Human settlements, water and sanitation minister Lindiwe Sisulu had said in May that building such structures in the area was a much faster process than building a normal house.
‘The State attorney has been instructed to proceed with the identified court order for all identified high risk areas, as per our intelligence report,’ says Maile.
This is the second fire in two weeks in the Kruger National Park. The cause of the blaze is not yet known.
Firefighting teams from Olifants and Phalaborwa were dispatched to tend to the fire on Wednesday night, and worked to bring the blaze under control into the early hours of Thursday morning.
Gauteng residents have already started sharing stunning pictures in their neighbourhoods of purple blossoming around their suburbs.
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.