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Fire destroys dozens of shacks in Alexandra township

2 July 2020, 6:59 PM

Scores of people have been displaced after a fire ravaged their shacks in Alexandra township north of Johannesburg. The cause of the fire is not yet known and firefighters are on scene.

Employees accuse G4S for not adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols

1 July 2020, 8:40 AM

Employees of cash management company G4S have vowed not to resume work until the company adheres to all health and safety protocols relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Joburg taxi commuters fearful of contracting COVID-19

30 June 2020, 11:01 AM

Johannesburg taxi commuters say while they need to travel to work to earn a living, they remain fearful of contracting COVID-19 and passing it on to their families.


Police search for leaders of Elandsfontein land invaders

27 June 2020, 5:31 PM

The Midvaal Local Municipality says police are looking for ring leaders of Elandsfontein land invaders.

Cigarettes and Alcohol

FITA mulls way forward after failed bid to overturn ban on tobacco product sales

26 June 2020, 9:15 PM

The Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) has expressed disappointment over the High Court in Pretoria’s dismissal of its legal challenge against government’s ban on the sale of tobacco products during the lockdown period.



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