‘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.

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%.

Local News Joburg’s Roodekrans black eagle chick takes to the skies for first time

The young raptor is the firstborn for mom Makatsa and her new baby daddy, Mahlori, which means ‘miracle’.

Local News Four die in early morning fires in Cape Town

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.

Local News Tshwane bus service abruptly halted over unpaid salaries

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.

Local News Multiple burst pipes in Queensburgh left unrepaired for weeks

‘The water and sanitation department has to get their act together. This complaint was reported on 31 July.’

Local News WATCH: Some get Fleurhof flats, others left homeless after Red Ants eviction

The aftermath of evictions in the area on Tuesday left many people homeless, with several others camping overnight – next to their belongings.

Local News Eight injured as buses stoned in Atlantis

‘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.

Business AG finds OR Tambo municipality riddled with irregularities

Fruitless and wasteful expenditure amounted to just over R19 million and unauthorised expenditure to more than R14 million.

Local News Mom kills herself, two children after lacing food with rat poison

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.

Local News Young mother and two children perish in shack fire

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. 

Local News Stink over Cape Town portable toilet contract continues

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.

Local News Eastern Cape cops help renovate dilapidated family home

The officers took the initiative after on-duty members from Ezibeleni SAPS identified a disadvantaged family at Bhekela Village, Komani.

Local News Inquest launched after dog finds baby’s head in East London township

The K9 unit’s dog was deemed unfit to search for the remaining body parts of the two-month-old baby found in Khayelitsha’s Reeston Township. The unit is yet to return to the scene.

Local News Ballito body corporate cites Covid-19 ‘protocols’ after denying couple entry to their own flat

Lucia and Peter were told they could not stay at their flat because of Covid-19 legislation, and were only allowed inside after police got involved, and their attorney convinced the body corporate member.




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