Tag: Pienaar

Search for missing six year-old intensifies

PIENAAR- Police are on the ground in the search for Junior Mabandla (6) who went missing on Monday, June 3. On Friday, a chopper was dispatched to the area where he was last seen, but...

Six-year-old goes missing in Pienaar

A six-year-year boy has gone missing in Pienaar since yesterday. Junior Mabandla was last seen leaving home at around 15:00pm when he went to buy sweets at a local tuck shop. He was wearing a...

Seven life terms and 83 years imprisonment for serial rapist

MBOMBELA- Elvis Aaron Zulu(40) will spend 83 years in prison following a conviction by the Mpumalanga Division of the High Court. His sentence is following 22 counts ranging from nine counts of rape, six counts...

Taxis block roads while Buscor bus set alight

The EFF in Mpumalanga appeal for calmFollowing a dispute between bus company, Buscor and taxi associations, one bus was set on fire in Pienaar this morning. READ | Taxi association chairperson shot dead Commuters were left stranded...

[WATCH] Storm damages properties and a school in Pienaar

A storm damaged Duma Primary School in Pienaar on Sunday, October 3. Roofs in several homes and two schools were damaged. The area has been declared a disaster area by Premier Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane. She has ordered that...

Security guard shot dead at a local school

A security guard was shot during a business burglary at Sibambisene Primary School in Pienaar last Friday, August 27. According to police, police have launched a manhunt for the suspects. Jeffrey Zitha was working as...

Mother of alleged raped boy cries foul

MBOMBELA - A Pienaar mother is still reeling from shock after discovering that her son was allegedly raped by other boys at school. The incident took place at Platorand Skool/School in Belfast, but according to...

Two life sentences and an additional 40 years for convicted rapist

A 32-year-old man, Petros Mfanimpela Ngwenya of Thembisa Trust in Pienaar, was sentenced to two life terms and 40 years imprisonment for rape and robbery with aggravating circumstances by the Nelspruit Regional Court. According to...