A Secunda family wants the Govan Mbeki Municipality to compensate them after their 12-year-old son was electrocuted by cables that were allegedly left unattended two years ago.
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.
Sasol has agreed to sell the world’s biggest oxygen production site in Secunda, South Africa, to France’s Air Liquide for about 8.5 billion rand ($515 million), as it sheds assets to pay off debts and avoid a rights issue.
Mpumalanga Police Commissioner Mondli Zuma has condemned incidents of domestic violence involving members of the police service.
South African petrochemicals giant Sasol Ltd on Wednesday cut its guidance for synthetic fuel production and liquid fuel sales for this financial year due to a three-week nationwide lockdown linked to coronavirus.