Written by: Mapaballo Borotho   The Tshwane Bus Services (TBS) bus was, on Friday morning set alight in Olievenhoutbosch. This happened after the backdrop of the City’s administration acting against bus drivers who participated in an illegal strike. Workers affiliated with the South African Municipal Workers’ Union downed tools in July over non-payment of salaries. […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   Seven men accused of kidnapping a University of Witwatersrand student were denied bail by Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. Sanele Ndlovu (26), Vikani Khanyeza (28), Sohollo Khumalo (26), Sphamandla Mavundla (33), Lungisani Shabalala (33), Thulani Mazibuko (23) and Khayelihle Zulu (24), are facing charges of kidnapping, attempted murder, and extortion. […]

Written by: Mapaballo Borotho   Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana says the country’s electricity system is undergoing an enormous positive transformation. Godongwana says the country is reaping the fruits of its efforts to reform the electricity sector. South Africans experienced more power cuts in September 2023 than all the other months in the year, due […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   Since 2016, the City of Johannesburg Licensing Department has been working on establishing the Satellite Centre, bringing essential services to Diepsloot residents without needing to travel far. The launch took place during Transport Month, which is about showcasing service delivery, while highlighting transport-related challenges that communities are faced with. Public […]

Written by: Mapaballo Borotho   The City of Tshwane has allocated R450 million towards upgrading the Rooiwal Wastewater Treatment Plant over a three-year period. This includes R150 million spread over each financial year. Tshwane says Priority will be given to finalise Phase 1 upgrades and to initiate Phase 2 upgrades. There have been allegations that […]

Written by: Tasha Siziba   More than 920 000 matric pupils wrote their first matric exam paper on Monday. Matric exam stress can be severe, but there are strategies parents can do to help their kids get through this period. Parents can alleviate their children’s anxiety by not imposing their own stress on them while […]

Written by: Selaki Ledwaba   The Gauteng Department of Education announced on Wednesday morning that it is pleased with the first day of the National Senior Certificate(NSC). Matric candidates started their NSC exams on Monday the 30th of October 2023. In a statement the department said a majority of our districts had no issues in […]

Written by: Mapaballo Borotho   The MMC for human settlements in the city of Tshwane Ofentse Madzabatela on Tuesday declared the water carried through mobile water tankers in New Eersterus in Hammanskraal is safe to drink. The City’s microbiologists in the Water and Sanitation Department’s Scientific Services Section conducted random unannounced tests on five mobile […]

Written By: Mapaballo Borotho   The N3 Toll Concession has issued a road safety alert for motorists who are set to use the route on Monday. The Concession’s Thania Dhoogra says rain, sleet, and light snowfall have been reported between Van Reenen Pass and Warden. Dhoogra urged drivers to adjust their driving behavior to the prevailing […]

Written By: Tasha Siziba   October marks World Mental Health Month, and the Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) is working to boost resources for mental health services. The intervention aims to enhance access and availability of mental health services in the province, following concerns raised by the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) on […]

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