Four suspects arrested for business robbery in Nhlazatshe

Four suspects have been remanded in custody after they appeared in the Chief Albert Luthuli Magistrate’s Court today, Friday July 19. Mthokozisi Nkosi (32), Manqoba Malaza (28), Thando Malaza (23) and Penuel Masina (20) were arrested for business robbery in Nhlazatshe on Wednesday July 17, using a vehicle that belongs to a local tribal authority […]

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Mpox outbreak remains under control, says Health

The Department of Health has reassured South Africa that the current Monkeypox, or Mpox, disease outbreak remains under control. This is despite several suspected cases reported across the country due to heightened awareness and surveillance activities. The Gauteng Department of Education retracted a statement this morning after it said a case of the infectious disease […]

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Gert Sibande District Municipality water levels continue to drop

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) encourages the public to continue using water wisely and sparingly as water levels continue to drop in the listed dams in the Gert Sibande District Municipality (GSDM). Water levels in the GSDM dam dropped from 90.5% to 89.4%. Members of the public are encouraged to always use water […]

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Mbuso Magubane is the new Executive Mayor of Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality

Mbuso Magubane was elected unopposed as the new Executive Mayor of the Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality (CALM). He was elected at the special council meeting held in Carolina on Tuesday July 16. His election comes after the resignation of former Executive Mayor Cllr Daniel Nkosi, who now serves at the  provincial legislature as the chairperson […]

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Mpumalanga cabinet to honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela

Mpumalanga Premier, Mandla Ndlovu has called on MECs Executive Mayors and all communities, to honour the legacy of the first democratic President, Mr Nelson Mandela. This as the Provincial Government coordinates a range of activities to mark the commemoration of the Nelson Mandela day throughout the Province. The activities include the improvement of living conditions […]

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Eskom resumes load reduction

While Eskom has kept load-shedding suspended for 108 consecutive days due to sufficient generation capacity for the country’s electricity supply, the issue of network overloading has resurfaced with the onset of winter. The electricity supplier reintroduced load reduction last week, on early this month. According to Eskom’s group executive of distribution, Monde Bala, this issue […]

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Lowveld and highveld veld fires cause accidents on the N4

As the Lowveld and Highveld are on fire just like the current runaway blazes raging in other parts of the world, André Scheepers, manager of the Lowveld and Escarpment Fire Protection Association (LEFPA), has warned communities to be on guard. Already, the smoke has led to road accidents with low visibility and some roads, such […]

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A 25-year old man arrested for assaulting and raping a 77 year old women

A 25-year-old man has been rearrested after allegedly assaulting and repeatedly raping a 77-year-old woman for two days at her house in Dikweteng village in Dientjie, located near Matibidi. The matter was reported to the police on Wednesday, July 3. The man was previously arrested about three months ago and faced charges of rape, an […]

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