Closed roads in Soweto as residents protest over lack of electricity

6 December 2019, 4:12 PM
Motorists are warned about closed roads at Mofolo North in Soweto after residents took to the streets protesting over a lack of electricity in the area.
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The SA National Defence Force says there is nothing strange about Brian Molefe being called up work with them, as he has been an honorary Colonel and a reservist since 2009.

495 killed on trains and railway lines 20 November 2017, 10:00 AM

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Former mental health director to testify at Esidimeni hearing 20 November 2017, 7:10 AM

One of the three key witnesses in the deaths of 143 mentally ill patients, suspended Gauteng Mental Health Director Makgabo Manamela is expected to testify when the Life Esidimeni hearings resume in Parktown, Johannesburg Monday morning.

Two suspects arrested for taxi hijacking 20 November 2017, 7:03 AM

Two suspects have been arrested following a taxi hijacking in Soweto in which three passengers were shot and injured.

King Zwelithini welcomes Shembe congregants at Royal Palace 20 November 2017, 6:28 AM

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Road safety on the spotlight as festive season approaches 19 November 2017, 9:18 PM

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Parliament receives complaint against its member 19 November 2017, 8:18 PM

Parliament has confirmed that it has received a serious complaint against one of its members and that it has asked the ethics committee to probe the matter.

Government addresses transport woes in W.Cape 19 November 2017, 8:11 PM

Government is set to spend eight billion rand to improve rail infrastructure and trains in the Western Cape.

Women rights activists march against gender-based violence 19 November 2017, 4:04 PM

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Two people killed in KZN crash 19 November 2017, 2:55 PM

Two people have been killed in a head-on collision between two cars at the intersection of Alpine road and Umngeni Road in Durban.

Limpopo police condemn fatal shootings 19 November 2017, 1:11 PM

Three people have been killed and six others seriously injured in two separate incidents in and around Nkowankowa outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.

SA puts spotlight on persons with disabilities 19 November 2017, 11:15 AM

As South Africa marks national disability month from November 3 to December 3, many people with disabilities are still facing discrimination when accessing the labour market.

Extreme drought persists in Western Cape 19 November 2017, 11:11 AM

The Western Cape is continuing to bare the brunt of the country's worst drought in a century with dam levels hovering at 36%.

Boy drowns in Western Cape 19 November 2017, 11:00 AM

A 13-year-old boy has drowned in the Kleinmond lagoon in the Overstrand Municipality in the Western Cape. 

Maimane slams use of old SA flag 19 November 2017, 7:32 AM

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has criticised the use of the old South African flag.

Van Rooyen concedes fraud and corruption prevalent in municipalities 18 November 2017, 8:50 PM

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Praise for Zimbabwe military at anti-Mugabe gathering in Pretoria 18 November 2017, 4:37 PM

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SABC condemns attack on journalist 18 November 2017, 1:27 PM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has noted with concern what it deems as harassment to one of the public broadcaster’s Journalists, Mike Maringa, at the Beit Bridge Boarder on Friday.

SGBs must oversee nutrition programmes: Sadtu 18 November 2017, 12:59 PM

SADTU in KwaZulu-Natal says school governing bodies should be managing nutrition programmes.

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Rustenburg residents march against social ills 18 November 2017, 8:07 AM

Residents of Rustenburg in the North West have called on police to immediately deal with drug abuse, human trafficking and the existence of brothels in the area.

Mpumalanga police to increase festive season visibility 18 November 2017, 7:39 AM

Police in Mpumalanga are committed to intensifying their crime fighting campaigns as the festive season approaches.

KZN Education tender process ruled invalid 18 November 2017, 7:27 AM

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Four dead in Mpumalanga ambulance crash 18 November 2017, 7:09 AM

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Five killed in KwaZulu-Natal robbery 18 November 2017, 6:56 AM

Five people have been shot dead outside a supermarket in Dlangezwa Township near the University of Zululand on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast.

Altercation between police, SABC crew at Beitbridge 17 November 2017, 4:35 PM

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SA commemorates World Premature Baby Day 17 November 2017, 3:57 PM

As the World commemorates World Premature Baby Day, calls are being made for bigger and more spacious Neonatal Intensive care units to accommodate premature babies. Doctor Natasha Rhoda, a Neonatologist at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town says mothers also need to be allocated big enough spaces to bond with their premature babies. “Unfortunately, at […]

Cosas threatens to shut down schools, universities next year 17 November 2017, 1:56 PM

Students' organisation Cosas has threatened to shut down all schools and universities next year unless government implements free tertiary education.

Two KZN men found guilty of farmer’s murder 17 November 2017, 11:20 AM

The Pietermaritzburg High Court has convicted two men who killed a farmer earlier this month at Vryheid in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

SABC TV crew harrassed at Beitbridge border 17 November 2017, 11:05 AM

An SABC TV news crew has described ill-treatment by police at the entrance of the Beit bridge border post near Musina as harrowing.