In almost identical circumstances to the last recovery, the Roodepoort police K9 search and rescue team were called to the waterfall, after one of the park rangers noticed the clothing of a man unattended beside the water.
Out of the 853 recorded families living at Plastic, only 151 families qualify to move to the planned township.
Children who are not able to swim, or are not strong swimmers, should never be left unattended when near bodies of water. 
This is no ordinary fire. Due to it being inside the compost, hosing it down would be the equivalent of throwing water on petrol that has caught fire. The compost also produces methane gas, making it lethal and combustible.
The two seven-year-old boys were last seen on 15 October a few kilometres from the dam located between Old Faure Road and the N2 highway in Mfuleni. 

Local News PICS: Fire burning ‘out of control’ at Gansbaai

Changing wind conditions have proved challenging for firefighters, who currently have little access to anchor the blaze.

Local News Duo find body while testing their boat at Middelburg Dam

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.

Health Two young children die in KZN after contracting rabies in separate incidents

This year alone, three cases of human rabies have been reported in KwaZulu-Natal, three in the Eastern Cape, and one in Limpopo. 

Local News Lucky Free State winner of R121m PowerBall jackpot yet to come forward

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.

Local News IN PICS: 100-year-old Potch train station destroyed in fire

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. 

Local News Dehydrated teen airlifted from Drakensberg Mountain after hike

The teenager was transported to a private hospital in Hilton for further care.

Local News Residents angry over Mamelodi’s R64K ‘temporal units’

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.

Government Gauteng to push ahead with evictions on the poor

‘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.

Local News KNP’s Berg en Dal rest camp restaurant on fire

This is the second fire in two weeks in the Kruger National Park. The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

Local News IN PICS: Letaba Camp shop destroyed in mystery blaze

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. 

Lifestyle Jacaranda season is finally upon us

Gauteng residents have already started sharing stunning pictures in their neighbourhoods of purple blossoming around their suburbs.

Local News Dog kills domestic worker’s baby in ‘tragic accident’

According to the Honeydew police spokesperson, the family kept two dogs and he did not find them aggressive.

Local News KZN district municipality blames protests, vandalism for rural community’s water woes

Community members say they have gone for at least two months without water being supplied through their taps.

Local News Cape Town dams hit 90% for the first time in 2020

This is significantly up from 2019 levels when the capacity was 81% and the largest dam, Theewaterskloof, was at 72.2%.




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