27 July 2016, 07:23:57
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.

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.

Malawian children rescued from human traffickers under care of social development department

Fifty-seven Malawian children who were rescued from alleged human traffickers in Rustenburg over the weekend‚ are being cared for by the North West department of social development.

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.

Reinstated SABC journalists still to benefit from thousands raised in crowd funding initiative

The four South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists who have been reinstated after being sacked by the public broadcaster last week‚ will still benefit from more than R360‚000 raised in a crowd funding initiative.
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