St Francis residents traumatised after fire destroys 12 houses

23 August 2019, 7:11 AM
The fire that blazed through St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape has destroyed 12 houses.
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North West community without water for  a month 4 November 2017, 4:00 PM

The community of Delareyville in the North West has been without water for four weeks.

Ugu District Municipality strike ends 4 November 2017, 1:45 PM

A nine-day long illegal strike by employees of the Ugu District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal south coast that left large parts of the southern parts of the province without water has ended.

Remains of SANDF member murdered in DRC back home 4 November 2017, 1:40 PM

The remains of an SANDF member whose boyfriend murdered her during their deployment to the DRC, have been handed to her family during a brief ceremony at the Waterkloof airforce base in Pretoria.

Raising awareness for children with autism 4 November 2017, 12:58 PM

Businessman, Russell Fox, has embarked on a world record breaking attempt in Cape Town by taking on a 32-kilometre broken glass trial barefoot to raise funds and awareness for children with autism.

Man shot in a farm attack 4 November 2017, 11:56 AM

A man has been shot and wounded in a farm attack in Deerpark farm in Tzaneen, Limpopo.

One killed, 17 injured in KZN crash 4 November 2017, 11:50 AM

One person has been killed and 17 others seriously injured in a five-vehicle pile-up on the P415 near Mandini on the KwaZulu Natal north coast.

Municipality electricity fraud case moved to December 4 November 2017, 11:07 AM

Three Municipal staff members have appeared in the Belville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court for allegedly committing fraud related to prepaid electricity.

Congolese national wanted for credit card fraud 4 November 2017, 10:31 AM

The Hawks say they're searching for a Congolese national in Cape Town who's allegedly failed to appear in court on fraud charges.

Former Home Affairs employee nabbed for fraud 4 November 2017, 8:21 AM

The Hawks have arrested a former Home Affairs employee for allegedly issuing fraudulent permits.

Police to ensure safety during festive season 4 November 2017, 8:00 AM

Gauteng police are intensifying their fight against crime leading up to the festive season.

Mbalula aims to ensure protection of farmers 4 November 2017, 7:27 AM

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has conceded that farm killing are a cause for concern.

Right2Know condemns legal action against Pauw 4 November 2017, 6:50 AM

Advocacy group, Right2Know Campaign has described the threats of legal action against veteran journalist Jacque Pauw by the State Security Agency and the South African Revenue Service as crude acts of censorship.

Fighting crime is everyone’s responsibility: Mbalula 3 November 2017, 9:36 PM

Police minister Fikile Mbalula says police are working on an integrated crime combating strategy to ensure safety of the country’s citizens.

CWU files new wage dispute against SABC 3 November 2017, 7:12 PM

Communications Workers Union, ( CWU), has filed a new wage dispute with the SABC after withdrawing its earlier dispute which had contained incorrect information.

SABC workers to return to work 3 November 2017, 5:49 PM

The strike by SABC workers has been called off. Labour union, Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) has ordered its striking members to return to work with immediate effect.

SA courts continue to assist in social transformation 3 November 2017, 4:12 PM

South Africa’s two highest courts have assisted social transformation in South Africa.

Mayor accused of sexual assault a no-show in court 3 November 2017, 3:50 PM

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NGO alleviates housing shortage 3 November 2017, 3:09 PM

The NGO ,Habitat For Humanity changed the lives of more than a dozen people living in Mfuleni on the Cape Flats this week.

Zuma impressed after touring Pretoria hospital 3 November 2017, 2:31 PM

President Jacob Zuma said he was deeply impressed after touring the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, including the institution’s nuclear medicine centre, accompanied by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Friday.

CWU to join SABC strike 3 November 2017, 1:46 PM

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says its members working at the SABC are ready to go ahead with a strike over a wage dispute.

Commuters warned to make alternative plans ahead of possible taxi strike 3 November 2017, 12:41 PM

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Masipa elevated Pistorius: Johnson 3 November 2017, 12:06 PM

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Minister sends condolences following 12 deaths in Limpopo car crash 3 November 2017, 12:00 PM

Limpopo Transport MEC Makoma Makhurupetje has conveyed a message of condolences to the families of the 12 people who died in a crash on the N1 at Botlokwa on Thursday night.

Zuma to visit Steve Biko Academic Hospital 3 November 2017, 11:54 AM

President Jacob Zuma will on Friday visit the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria to monitor the delivery of healthcare services as part of the Presidential Siyahlola Monitoring Programme.

Two armed robbers arrested in Eastern Cape 3 November 2017, 11:40 AM

Eastern Cape police have arrested two armed robbery suspects following a shootout with police in Mthatha.

SARS mulls over taking legal action against Sunday Times 3 November 2017, 10:40 AM

The South African Revenue Service says it may take legal action against The Sunday Times Newspaper and the author of the book, 'My President's Keeper' Jacque Pauw.

Mpumalanga truck driver’s bail bid continues 3 November 2017, 10:39 AM

The Belfast Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga is to hand down judgment in the bail application of the truck driver, Sebastian Macuacua.

[WATCH] State appeals Oscar Pistorius’s sentence 3 November 2017, 10:16 AM

The NPA is appealing Oscar Pistorius' six year sentence at the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Steenkamp family hopes for justice 3 November 2017, 8:56 AM

The family of Reeva Steenkamp says it is hoping for justice in the state's appeal regarding the jail term of convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

SABC striking employees affiliated to BEMAWU continue with strike 3 November 2017, 8:50 AM

Workers union BEMAWU says the fact that the SABC can offer an inflation-based salary increase for employees for next year shows that the public broadcaster has money and wants to push the adjustments to 2018.