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Family of deceased man sought by police

Police in Vanderbijlpark are looking for the family of an unknown man who was hit by a car while crossing on the N1 Vanderbijlpark off ramp.

Newborn baby found dead at dumping site in Meyerton

“The complainant discovered the body of the newborn baby with its head wrapped with plastic. The baby was declared dead on the scene and the cause of death is currently unknown.”

Alleged drunk driver crashes into wall, killing two-year-old boy

The father of the child, Elliot Chauke says,“I was alerted about the incident and rushed straight to the scene. On my arrival, the owner of the house told me that she rushed outside after the crash and found the driver of the car still in her yard. She then told him that he should help her remove the bricks that had fallen over my son but instead, he got into his car and fled the scene.”

ANC Sedibeng marches to Eskom

Thulani Kunene, regional ANC chairperson, handed the memorandum to Eskom Executive Daniel Kekane. Kunene said, “As the community of Emfuleni led by the ANC, we note the intention of Eskom to disrupt people’s lives by switching off the electricity.”

Plans afoot to save Vaal River

R20 million has been allocated to repair this system. “This won’t be an overnight wonder, but at least efforts are being focused on this critical issue. A broad estimate for the repairs is some 13 months, with all funds ring-fenced for specific projects.” Gauteng COGTA is also in discussions with Eskom and Rand Water regarding repayment of the outstanding debts.

Women need to take control of their careers from an earlier age

The World Economic Forum says the pay gap is not simply because men and women are paid differently for the same job. Women tend to work in industries with lower average pay‚ rather than high-income areas such as finance or technology.

Illegal electricity connections at the Joko Tea squatter camp

Martha Mbheko, “We are the voting-cows. As long as we are here, we will continue with illegal connections. To prove that we are residents, we always get political parties visiting us to check whether we have registered for voting. That means we are here legally.”

Gauteng government welcomes youth interest in rehabs

About 40 or more youths believed to be from Mamelodi demanded to be admitted at the centre late about 8PM on Saturday without being properly processed in terms of the government’s rehabilitation’s admission procedures.

Six injured in two vehicle collision

VANDERBIJLPARK.- Six people were left injured after two vehicles collided on the corners of Frikkie Meyer and DelfosvBoulevard in Vanderbijlpark on Wednesday evening. When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly before 19:30 they found patients walking around on the scene. Upon further assessment, they found one person who had sustained serious injuries and five…

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