Tag: Gauteng

SA records over 7 400 malaria cases

South Africa has recorded over 7 400 malaria cases between January and October this year, with only 17% of these having been locally acquired. This means that more people got infected while out of the...

Traffic officer remanded in custody for failed CIT Heist case

Mbombela traffic officer, Khanyisile Viola Nyalunga remains behind bars after her case was postponed on Tuesday. The 29 year-old traffic official was as arrested on Friday, July 28 following a failed Cash-In-Transit Heist in Hazyview....

Government declares widespread floods a National Disaster

The government has declared a National State of Disaster to enable an intensive, co-ordinated response to the impact of floods that have affected Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Northern Cape, and the North...

David Mabuza’s body guard dies in car accident

The Deputy President David Mabuza’s body guard died at a scene of an accident in Middelburg yesterday. The Deputy President’s motorcade was travelling between Mpumalanga and Gauteng when one of the back-up vehicles’ tyre burst,...

Major housing project on the cards for Mpumalanga

The Minister of Human settlements, Mmamoloko Kubayi, announced six major housing projects in the country. The department will build 360 units in the Willow Creek Project in Ermelo. The project entails the construction of 360...

High Court orders Basic Education to publish matric results

The Department Basic Education has been ordered by the Pretoria High Court to publish the matric results on all public platforms. This comes after Afriforum sought to review the decision on an urgent basis. Part of the...

Longest serving teacher dies at the age of 100

The longest serving teacher, Gogo Nonsikelelo Qwelane has passed away at the age of 100.  Qwelani, a recipient of the Presidential order of the Baobab in Bronze, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to education...

SAPS announces Semakaleng Manamela as new Provincial Commissioner

PRETORIA - The South African Police Service management is proud to announce the appointment of Lt Gen Semakaleng Daphney Manamela as the new Provincial Commissioner.  SAPS described her appointment as part of the organisations plans...

Emalahleni Traffic officers arrested for bribery and corruption

Three traffic officers have been arrested in Mpumalanga for corruption and bribery.The Road Traffic Management Corporation confirmed recently. In a joint operation, the Corporation’s National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit and the Hawks swooped on the officers employed by Emalahleni Local Municipality as...

Man sentenced for dealing in rhino horns

MIDDELBURG – A well-known farmer in the province, Deon Cornelius was found guilty and sentenced to pay R10 000.00 or three years imprisonment at the Middelburg Regional Court. An additional compensation fine of R50 000.00...