Gauteng Premier David Makhura has warned residents of Mamelodi in Pretoria not to return to flood-prone areas along rivers.
The Acting Mayor of Tshwane, Abel Tau, has confirmed that at least two people have died following floods in and around Pretoria. Heavy rains have lashed Gauteng in the last week, causing water to rise in various areas.
Co-operative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and her Gauteng counterpart Lebogang Maile are expected to visit areas in Gauteng affected by flooding due to the heavy rainfall.
The Nelson Mandela Remembrance Run and Walk in Pretoria has sent a strong message against women and children abuse.
The remains of South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Corporal, Sello Lekgoathi were handed over to his family on Thursday morning at the Air Force Base in Waterkloof in Pretoria.