The Vaal Dam’s level has plummeted to below 50%, the lowest in three years. This is according to the City of Johannesburg.
Gauteng police say at least 11 people have been arrested after foreign-owned businesses were looted and foreign nationals were attacked on Wednesday night in parts of Soweto.
The desperate need for land, proper housing and basic services is leading to increased levels of tension, including protest action, in some parts of the country.
An Ennerdale father, who accidentally shot and killed his son, has been handed a suspended sentence of 10 years imprisonment for culpable homicide.
Security is tight around polling stations across the country. In Gauteng, which has seen numerous service delivery protests and threats of election boycotts in the run up to Wednesday’s polls, police have been put on high alert for any eventuality.