Mpumalanga premier, Refilwe Mtsweni says a forensic investigation will be launched into allegations of corruption and mismanagement of funds in the Govan Mbeki municipality.
Protesting Embalenhle residents in Secunda in Mpulamanga have been granted their wish to have their electricity supplied directly from Eskom.
Mayor of the Govan Mbeki municipality in Mpumalanga Thandi Ngxonono has conceded that they do lack the capacity to provide residents with uninterrupted electricity.
The Govan Mbeki Municipality in Secunda is blaming power problems on a high demand and supply reduction by Eskom.
Residents of eMbalenhle near Secunda in Mpumalanga have vowed to continue with their demonstrations until their municipality addresses their grievances.
Mpumalanga police say over 100 people have been arrested due to property destruction following service delivery protests in Secunda.
Security has been strengthened in Leandra and surrounding areas near Secunda in Mpumalanga ahead of the elections.
Seven suspects have been arrested in separate incidents and six vehicles recovered at the Lebombo border Post between Mpumalanga and Mozambique.
National lottery operator, Ithuba, says the winner of Tuesday night’s R232 million Powerball jackpot is yet to claim the money. Ithuba spokesperson Khensani Mabuza says the winning ticket was bought in the Western Cape.
A team of investigators from the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) allege they’ve been denied access to do an onsite inspection at a SASOL plant in Secunda in Mpumalanga.