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‘Foot soldiers’ in the war against GBV

Written by on 16 May 2024

The Department of Community Safety has sent in reenforcements in the war against gender-based violence (GBV) GBV brigade members will be partnering with the Meyerton Police station to enhance gender based violence awareness campaigns within the Meyerton policing area. De Winnaar, in his welcoming address, said that he is pleased to have an energetic team […]

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Sewage pollution: Criminal charge against Emfuleni municipal manager

Written by on 3 May 2024

AfriForum believes that the municipal manager of the Emfuleni Local Municipality should be held criminally liable for the pollution of the Vaal River. The civil rights organization AfriForum says it has laid a criminal complaint against April Ntuli, the municipal manager of the Emfuleni Local Municipality for the dumping of raw sewage in the Vaal […]

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Man shot dead in Tshepiso

Written by on 26 April 2024

Three men had entered the premises and opened fire. SHARPEVILLE. – The Sharpeville police are investigating a case of murder that recently took place in Tshepiso, Phase 1. Police spokesperson Constable Busisiwe Sango said that the police received a complaint of murder at Tshepiso Phase 1, and upon arrival, they found the lifeless body of […]

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Regomoditswe Children’s Home enjoys Fun Day

Written by on 28 March 2024

Through activities aimed at educating the children about the importance of exercise and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, they were also encouraged to interact with individuals beyond their immediate circle. SEBOKENG. – Regomoditswe Children’s Home serves a critical role in providing care for children without parents, those who have been abused, and those living with parents […]

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A dark Easter weekend awaits ELM non-paying customers

Written by on 28 March 2024

While ELM has activated operation hlasela on C.E4 residents, some complained about the municipality’s move, claiming they had registered their displeasure about the veracity of their debts to the municipality. VANDERBIJLPARK – Frustrated by its ever-growing multi-billion rand debt to power utility, Eskom, the Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) has finally made real its threat to […]

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Youth Expo in Sebokeng

Written by on 28 March 2024

“The youth Expo should be held regularly, not sporadically, as it often seems like a government ploy for votes. If these expos were more frequent, perhaps more youth would find employment.” SEBOKENG.- The Department of Education, alongside several other departments, collaborated to provide lifetime opportunities to the youth of Sebokeng at the Ntabankulu Multipurpose Centre […]

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City of Tshwane still counting cost of infrastructure damage to power grid

Written by on 12 April 2023

Electricity pylons, which support high-voltage electrical cables, fell onto parts of the N4 highway at the weekend. At least three of the pylons had been vandalised. The City of Tshwane said that it was still counting the cost of the infrastructure damage caused to the municipality’s electricity grid. City mayor, Cilliers Brink, said that he […]

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TREASURY TO EXPLAIN MOVE TO EXEMPT ESKOM FROM DECLARING IRREGULAR EXPENDITURE

Written by on 3 April 2023

The decision is already receiving some backlash, with the EFF saying that Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana and National Treasury were operating like the mafia to shield Eskom from accountability. National Treasury says it will be issuing an explanation behind its decision to exempt Eskom from declaring irregular and fruitless spending in its accounts. On Friday, […]

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