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.
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.
Police Minister, Bheki Cele, has urged South Africans not to allow the country to slip into the same situation as several Western and European countries – where the coronavirus death rate continues to soar.
Legal technicalities at the Omotoso trial at the High Court in Port Elizabeth are again hampering the flow of the trial.
The defence in the Timothy Omotoso trial wants parts of the second witness Lerato Msibi’s testimony taken off record, saying it was inadmissible.