100 000 Newcastle residents are set to be without electricity

The Democratic Alliance today calls on KZN CoGTA MEC, Sipho Hlomuka, to urgently place the Newcastle municipality under administration as an estimated 100 000 residents are set to be plunged into darkness. This after the local municipality consistently defaulted on payments towards a debt in excess of R2 billion debt, which has been accruing since …

Public Protector pulls back appeal against Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s ruling

 The nation’s public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane who has been trending in the media has withdrawn her to appeal to the Constitutional Court challenging a High Court’s decision to stay the implementation of her remedial action on the existence of a “rogue unit” in the South African Revenue Services (Sars) while Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan …

Police Recovers Body Of 29-Year-Old Male Who Drowned At South Beach

The South African Police are doing everything within their power to be vigilant to guide citizens in the society, not only to eradicate crimes but also to ensure safety of individuals. The Durban police divers found the body of a 29-year-old male who drowned on Sunday evening at South Beach. The body of the deceased …

Two Brothers Died After Consuming Half A Bottle Of Medicine They Found While Playing In Their House In Pretoria

Two children died after apparently consuming half a bottle of medicine they found while playing in their home in Eersterust, Pretoria. It was reported that the five-year-old blind boy and his two-year-old brother started feeling sick after they consumed the medicine which the name wasn’t disclosed.  Sgt Sam Shibambo, Police spokesperson said; “It is alleged …

23-Year-Old Student Falls After Attempting To Do An Upside-Down Yoga Pose From A 24M Building

23-year-old student from San Pedro in Mexico fell 24m from her balcony, breaking both her legs while attempting to do an upside down yoga pose. The mirror reported that the 23-year-old Alexas Terrazas was posing for a photo-shoot from the balcony of her sixth-floor apartment when she fell on to her driveway. Her roommate captured …

Durban Woman Exposes Her Cheating Husbands Chats With Another Woman After he Promised her R20,000

A woman, who has access to her husband’s Twitter account without his knowledge, has taken to the platform to expose chats between her husband and a married woman he’s meeting for sex. The husband travelled to Durban, South Africa, on a business trip but before he did, he contacted a woman via Twitter DM and …

17 People Arrested For Possession Of Suspected Stolen Property And Public Violence During Protest In Pretoria CBD

Due to the recent violent protests in Pretoria CBD by taxi drivers on Wednesday (Yesterday), the police has arrested about 17 people who were involved in the looting of the shops. 10 suspects were arrested for possession of suspected stolen property, while the additional 7 were arrested for public violence. It was earlier reported yesterday …

Mayor of Tshwane risks removal from office as ANC tables motion of no confidence.

The mayor of Tshwane Stevens Mokgalapa serving under the opposition party Democratic Alliance will today be facing a motion of no confidence from the ANC. The ruling party occupies the opposition benches in the City and among the issues it raised, is that the mayor has undermined council resolutions for a month. In a statement released …

Two Suspects Arrested For Running An Illegal Abalone Drying Facility Worth R1.9Million In Panorama

The police has arrested two suspects age 27 and 44 for running an illegal abalone drying facility in Panorama. It was due to intelligence reports received that led the Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation together with Crime Intelligence, NIU and officials from the Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) into a joint operation. The …

Race car driver, Jessi Combs killed in high-speed crash

Racing driver Jessi Combs, considered the “fastest woman on four wheels,” has died in a car accident trying to break her own record. Combs’s jet car crashed in the Alvord Desert where she was pronounced dead at the scene, officers in the northwestern US state of Oregon said in a statement. Combs, 39, earned her …