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WORLD SIGHT DAY

World Sight Day

In celebration of World Sight Day, Ster-Kinekor together with The Department of Health and UNICEF, came together to bring awareness of eye care and wellness. As part of this celebration and partnership, Ster-Kinekor gave...

Earth-like Exoplanets

Earth-like Exoplanets

Earth-like Exoplanets: The stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy opens up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System, researchers said Wednesday. All seven...

Treasury Saves The Tax Payers

Treasury Saves The Tax Payers

Treasury Saves The Tax Payers: Delivering his Budget yesterday, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said the bill for a 7500m² school had been cut from R70-million to R34-million after discussions between the Treasury’s chief procurement officer,...

Shootout With Police

Shootout With Police

Shootout With Police: Three suspects were arrested and one wounded after they attempted to rob a small business in Sebenza on Tuesday morning. The Provincial Tracking Team received an anonymous tip on Monday that a robbery...

Dagga Surprise

Dagga Surprise

Dagga Surprise: A suspected dagga dealer was nabbed in the parking area at Woodbridge Square on Monument Road on Saturday. Dagga valued at R10 000 was found in the boot of the stolen Mercedes-Benz the man...

Scrapbooking Workshop

Scrapbooking Workshop

Scrapbooking Workshop: The workshop is scheduled for March 4 in the auditorium of Birchleigh North Library on Mooifontein Road. You can enrol for only one of the three sessions, or for all three for only R180. A...

Shootout In Van Riebeeck Park

Shootout In Van Riebeeck Park

Shootout In Van Riebeeck Park: Four suspects are still at large after a police chase and shootout in Van Riebeeck Park on Friday afternoon. Capt Lesibana Molokomme, spokesman for Norkem Park SAPS, said at about 2pm...

Wallabies, All Blacks Hail A Legend

Wallabies, All Blacks Hail A Legend

Wallabies, All Blacks Hail A Legend: Australia and New Zealand Tuesday saluted “extraordinary” South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen, hailing his skill and leadership as an inspiration. Rugby world lost another great person and...

Birchleigh House Raid

Birchleigh House Raid

Birchleigh House Raid: Capt Lesibana Molokomme, spokesman for Norkem SAPS, said Consts Setlhabi and Mokgwadi from the crime prevention unit arrested a male suspect in possession of ammunition and some suspected stolen property on Ebbe...

Not Enough Saving

Not Enough Saving

Not Enough Saving: Residents of Ekurhuleni are still not saving enough water, with the 15% savings target reached in only two weeks since November. City of Ekurhuleni wishes to thank residents and businesses for making an effort...

East Rand Crime News

East Rand Crime News

East Rand Crime News: A man (28) was arrested in Edleen, on Thursday, in possession of suspected stolen CCTV camera equipment. Capt Lesibana Molokomme, spokesman for Norkem Park SAPS, said Sgt Stanley Moropo and Const Patrick...

Drugs Worth R8-m Found

Drugs Worth R8-m Found

Drugs Worth R8-m Found: Drugs worth R8 million had been found by SARS customs officials during two busts within 48 hours at OR Tambo International Airport. Upon further investigation, they uncovered ecstasy in 42 containers, which...

Allister Coetzee Stays On As Coach

Allister Coetzee Stays On As Coach

Allister Coetzee Stays On As Coach: In the end SA Rugby will choose the soft option by retaining Springbok coach Allister Coetzee for the immediate future following a review process of his first year in...

Tembisa Hospital No Help At All

Tembisa Hospital No Help At All

Tembisa Hospital No Help At All: A accident victim who waited for hours at the Tembisa Hospital without receiving medical attention is recovering well at another government hospital. Michelle Cornellissen (57) was seriously injured on...

SA Bike Festival

SA Bike Festival

SA Bike Festival: Tickets are on sale now for the hugely successful South Africa Bike Festival, which debuted as the FIRST event in 2016 at the ALL NEW Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. Back by...

Close On R1-m Damages

Close On R1-m Damages

Close On R1-m Damages: Ekurhuleni Metro has to cough up nearly R1-million in damages after a Boksburg North man was seriously injured when he drove into a brick wall after hitting a pothole. Thomas Lourens van der...

Big Things For Kempton

Big Things For Kempton

Big Things For Kempton: The City of Ekurhuleni has hit the ground running for the year of 2017, as the mayoral service delivery programme continues. In the first 100 days in office, executive mayor, Clr Mzwandile...

Friday The 13th

Friday The 13th

Friday The 13th: Fiday the 13th, considered by many as one of the unluckiest days of the year, is here again. If you are worried about what’s in store this time, then you’re not alone. Psychologists...

Ekurhuleni Issues

Ekurhuleni Issues

Ekurhuleni Issues: The office of the Executive Mayor in Ekurhuleni notes the social media allegations against MMC for Human Settlements, Lesiba Mpya, plus the Chief of Staff, Reckson Hasani. The allegations are around the alleged usage...

Birch Acres Dog Training Club

Birch Acres Dog Training Club

Birch Acres Dog Training Club: Birch Acres Dog Training Club registration and first day of term, is on Saturday. The club would love to welcome new members and dogs/puppies; and help you build your relationships with your...

Early Morning Accident

Early Morning Accident

Early Morning Accident: One person was killed and 15 others injured when a taxi rear-ended another vehicle on the N1 south at Allandale Road around 6am yesterday morning. After the collision the taxi driver lost control...

Father Gunned Down

Father Gunned Down

Father Gunned Down: A 38-year-old father of three children – two boys and a girl – was brutally gunned down in Rhodesfield in what is believed to have been a hijacking. Tebogo Madisha of Terenure, who...

Zuurfontein In A Mess

Zuurfontein In A Mess

Zuurfontein In A Mess: There has been no back filling done yet on Zuurfontein Road where a huge sinkhole occurred due to a burst water pipe on Tuesday. The road has been closed for...

Zuurfontein Chaos

Zuurfontein Chaos

Zuurfontein Chaos: Its now the second time in recent weeks a car has ended up in a huge hole in one of Kempton Park’s roads – and again the hole has been caused by...

Trapped Inside A Vehicle

Trapped Inside A Vehicle

Trapped Inside A Vehicle: A man was left trapped inside a vehicle after five cars collided on the N1 South near the Allandale off-ramp in Midrand, on Saturday morning at around 10am. According to Netcare 911’s...

Five Killed In R24 Taxi Accident

Five Killed In R24 Taxi Accident

Five Killed In R24 Taxi Accident: Two children were among the five people killed in a horrific taxi accident that happened on the R24 last night. According to Chitra Bodasing Harduth, spokesman for ER24, it is...