• Joburg water making progress with restoration process

    Joburg water making progress with restoration process0

    Johannesburg Water says it’s making good progress towards fully restoring supply in affected areas. Power failures have resulted in bulk supplier, Rand Water, experiencing severe shortages at its main reservoirs over the last few days. This resulted in water outages or low pressure in numerous areas across Johannesburg. Joburg Water Spokesperson Puleng Mopeli says, “Johannesburg

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  • At least 10 people killed in Bhityi area, Eastern Cape

    At least 10 people killed in Bhityi area, Eastern Cape0

    At least 10 people have been reported dead in the Bhityi area, in the Eastern Cape. Although details are sketchy at the moment, Ward councillor Unathi Daniso has confirmed that three people were killed at Thanstseka Village, while between five and seven people have been killed in the Qunu area. “At Thantseka, there are 3

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  • #StandUpSA to march to Eskom’s HQ over the energy crisis

    #StandUpSA to march to Eskom’s HQ over the energy crisis0

    Civic movement #StandUpSA is due to march to Eskom’s Megawatt Park headquarters in Sunninghill, Johannesburg, on Thursday morning to demand that the power utility find solutions to the country’s energy crisis. It comes as Eskom continues to implement rolling blackouts, with the country currently being placed on stage 5 power cuts. #StandUpSA’s spokesperson Khustaz Mtwentwe

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  • Call for calm at KZN hostels after shooting

    Call for calm at KZN hostels after shooting0

    Organisation representing hostel dwellers, Ubunye bamahostela Spokesperson, Mthembiseni Thusi is calling for calm in hostels around KwaZulu-Natal. This comes after the shooting incident that left four people dead and five others injured at KwaMashu hostel north of Durban on Wednesday. It’s alleged that a group of 20 armed suspects stormed into the hostel and opened

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  • City of Tshwane still working to restore water

    City of Tshwane still working to restore water0

    The City of Tshwane says it is still working to restore water to parts of Mooikloof and Soshanguve. Residents blockaded roads on Wednesday in protest over water shortages, which the city has been grappling with for over a week. The city says that while it has restored supply to most affected areas, it is prioritising

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  • Ramaphosa informs Zondo he intends appointing Judge Molemela as SCA President

    Ramaphosa informs Zondo he intends appointing Judge Molemela as SCA President0

    President Cyril Ramaphosa has informed Chief Justice, Raymond Zondo, of his intention to appoint Justice Mahube Molemela as the President of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein. Ramaphosa has, through Zondo, invited the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), to advise on the suitability of Justice Molemela to hold the office of the President of

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