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IEC Gives Municipal Councils 14 Days To Hold Their First Meetings

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa has announced that all the 213 municipal councils across the country have 14 days to hold their first council meetings in a media statement on Wednesday, 10 November 2021. The Electoral Commission further outlined that the managers of the municipalities will be responsible for convening the council...

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Loadshedding Brings Gautrain Operations In Sandton And Midrand To a Halt

Gautrain commuters were left stranded after Gautrain services were disrupted due to loadshedding in the sandton and Midrand areas on Tuesday, 09 November 2021. Gautrain services confirmed that the delay in operations of their trains today evening was due to power failure. “Due to power failure, the train service between Park & Midrand & the...

Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu sentenced to six life sentences
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Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu sentenced to six life sentences

Former police officer, Rosemary Ndlovu, has been sentenced to six life terms in prison for the murder of six people including 5 relatives at the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s court in the east rand, Gauteng. According to multiple reports, the former cop has been handed six life sentences for each of the murders. Ndlovu was also...

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President Cyril Ramaphosa | “State Capture has been stopped”

President Cyril Ramaphosa has claimed that State Capture has been stopped and that whomsoever thinks otherwise should think again in a media briefing outside Hitekani Primary School in Chiawelo, Soweto, on Monday, 01 November 2021. President Ramaphosa was speaking after casting his vote earlier today morning. “State capture has been stopped and who ever thinks...

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NERSA to oppose ESKOM’s high court application to review MYPD5 rejection

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) released a statement on Friday, 29 October 2021, announcing that it has resolved to oppose Eskom’s high court application seeking to have its Fifth Multi-Year Price Determination (MYPD5) revenue application, rejected by NERSA, reviewed. This comes after NERSA rejected Eskom’s MYPD5 revenue application for the 2022/23, 2023/24...

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Learner allegedly stabbed to death over a cell phone at School

A 19-year old learner at Lerato Thando High School in Intabazwe, Harrismith in the Free State was allegedly stabbed to death by another learner (17) over a cell phone on Thursday, 28 October 2021. According to the SAPS, the victim went to a grade 11 class at the school where he found a group of...

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One person dead following plane crash in Pretoria East

According to emergency services, one person has died following plane crash at Bosckop in Pretoria east on Thursday, 28 October 2021. According to net care 911, upon arrival at the scene emergency personnel discovered the plane completely destroyed and the sole occupant, Male, pronounced dead on the scene. “Reports indicate that a single-engine light aircraft...

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City of Tshwane unveils new fire station in Mamelodi

The City of Tshwane municipality unveiled a new fire station in Mamelodi, Tshwane, on Thursday, 28 October 2021. Tshwane executive mayor, Alderman Randall Williams, alongside the MMC for community safety, Alderwoman Karen Meyer, unveiled the new fire station which will begin operations next month serving residents in Region 6 areas such as Mamelodi and Nellmapius....