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Decomposed body found on the R42

According to Meyerton Police Spokesperson Constable Maria Letsele police received a phone call from the worker after he discovered the body. “Upon arrival Police started investigating but the decomposed body could not be identified. Only the clothes of the deceased could be identified. He wore a navy blue jean, a purple and blue striped T-shirt and white Nike sneakers.

12 injured after violence sparks at Sasolburg prison

The Acting Deputy Regional Commissioner for the Department of Correctional Services in the Free State, Gustav Wilson has confirmed the allegations of an altercation that took place at the Sasolburg Correctional Centre between Prison Wardens and prisoners recently.

Water supply restored in ELM

The municipality wishes to confirm that 75% of meters has been opened as in this afternoon. Normal water pressure and supply with no restrictions has been restored in all areas of Emfuleni. However it should be noted that there are some pipe bursts due to ageing infrastructure and the communities must report them and the team will deal with them.

Water provision update from ELM

However, provision has been made to deliver water to the affected areas through the tankers during the day. Hospitals and schools have been supplied with the JOJO tanks in a bid to avoid any shortage of water. We acknowledge the serious implications this may have on patients, and operations at the hospitals.

Water woes hit Sebokeng Hospital

“It is distressing that the failure of the Emfuleni Council to pay its water bills has led to much stress and inconvenience for patients and staff at this hospital.”

Nale receives YB20 award

Nale was awarded at the 2nd Annual YB20 Honorary Awards held at Vereeniging Civic Theatre recently for his role in soccer development in the region.

Initiation celebrations not allowed in the region

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Simon Mofokatsane says no initiation celebrations can be held in the region even if initiates attended an initiation school outside the Sedibeng region. Mofokatsane states that the decision was taken by the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Rights Commission) in Sedibeng.

Residents dig trench in road, demand speed humps

Some residents of Tshepiso phase 3 have dug a trench in the road on Steve Tshwete street. The street goes from Steelpark up to the four way stop street in Tshepiso phase 3. Residents say that because there are no speed humps on that street, people always get bumped by speeding cars.

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