27 July 2016, 08:47:06
Phumulani Mall. Picture Credit: Chandre

At least 20 people injured as tornado batters Ekurhuleni (Photos)

At least 20 people were injured in a tornado that battered the City of Ekurhuleni on the East Rand on Tuesday afternoon.

SABC won’t allow journalists back at work while it appeals Labour Court ruling

Four South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists fired last week for speaking out against censorship –and whose dismissal was found to be unlawful by the Labour Court – cannot return to work on Wednesday because the state broadcaster is going to appeal the ruling.

Gugu Zulu's family don't blame Trek4Mandela for his death

During an emotionally charged memorial service in honour of late racing car driver Gugu Zulu‚ at Kyalami Race Track on Tuesday‚ his family quashed swirling backlash against the Trek4Mandela organisation.

Armed guards and police guard damaged ATMs at mall after tornado

Armed guards and police officers on Tuesday evening were guarding ATM machines of four major banks at the Phumulani Mall in Tembisa‚ Ekurhuleni‚ which was struck by a tornado a few hours earlier.

Union accuses ANC of double standards

The ANC failed to unite in defending President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla debacle compared to how it protected former president Thabo Mbeki when reports emerged that millions were spent to finance his retirement home.

Toilet problems due to lack of water in village

Residents of a Limpopo village have been forced to erect makeshift toilets as a backup after toilets supplied by the municipality became full.

Ekurhuleni starts identifying damage caused by tornado

Various units dispersed to respond to emergencies‚ after a tornado struck the City of Ekurhuleni‚ have identified damages at a hospital‚ a mall and a garage.

ConCourt approves R7.8m Zuma has to pay for non-security features at Nkandla

Webber Wentzel attorneys on Tuesday confirmed they have received a letter approving the R7.8 million President Jacob Zuma has to pay for the non-security upgrades at his Nkandla homestead.

Malawi arrests man who was paid to have sex with 100 children

Malawi police have arrested an HIV-infected man who was paid to have sex with more than 100 adolescent girls as part of a traditional ritual marking their passage to womanhood, officials said Tuesday.
Former Soweto Special Branch member Anton Pretorius accused of murdering Nokuthula Simelane in 1983 after their appearance in the Pretoria Magistrate Court. PHOTO: ANTONIO MUCHAVE/SOWETAN

Apartheid cops want you to pay

The apartheid-era policemen accused of murdering Umkhonto weSizwe cadre Nokuthula Simelane, 33 years ago want the state to foot their legal bill.
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