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New Recycling Plant In Tembisa

New Recycling Plant In Tembisa

New Recycling Plant In Tembisa: Most people see rubble as mere rubbish, but visionary people such as Salphy Nkoane of Tembisa see an opportunity of earning a living and saving the environment at the same...

East Rand Stories

East Rand Stories

East Rand Stories: Many flights were delayed on Monday at OR Tambo Airport after a coffin carrying a human body was dropped, resulting in a leakage. At about 11.30am, the late Nelson Mandela’s former right hand woman, Zelda...

Quick Escape

Quick Escape

Quick Escape: The incident happened under the Albatross Road bridge in the afternoon. The occupants of a taxi were lucky to escape uninjured, after it caught alight on Voortrekker Road just off the R21. According to ER24...

Arrested With Copper Cables

Arrested With Copper Cables

Arrested With Copper Cables: At around 11pm on Sunday, November 20 Norkem Park SAPS detained two suspects for possession of suspected stolen cables estimated at R500 000. The 38-metre-long copper cables belong to Passenger Rail Agency...

Hijack Hop Spots

Hijack Hop Spots

Hijack Hop Spots: Three intersections in Kempton Park have been listed as hijacking hot spots, on the National Hijack Prevention Academy’s (NHPA) latest list for such hot spots in some major cities in South Africa. These...

Fire In Central Avenue

Fire In Central Avenue

Fire In Central Avenue: At around midnight on Wednesday, November the 23rd a fire broke out on Central Avenue, destroying at least five shops, including PEP and Best Home and Electric. It is believed around eight fire...

Wrong Gear Leads To Accident

Wrong Gear Leads To Accident

Wrong Gear Leads To Accident: A driver crashed his brand new BMW into an empty shop at Bonaero Park Shopping Centre yesterday morning. According to reports, the driver and his male companion were parked across from...

Please Help Monya

Please Help Monya

Please Help Monya: Little Monya of Van Riebeeck Park was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in May. She is receiving intense chemotherapy through a tunnelled catheter which goes through her chest directly into her...

Accident At Modderfontein And More

Accident At Modderfontein And More

Accident At Modderfontein And More: Max Cohen, spokesman for Emer-G-Med, said paramedics responded to the accident just after 6pmon Saturday evening. Fourteen people were injured when a taxi and a car collided at the intersection of...

Emperors Gambler Robbed

Emperors Gambler Robbed

Emperors Gambler Robbed: A Rhodesfield resident’s stroke of luck did not last long when he was robbed of R1-million he had won while gambling. According to Ekurhuleni North District’s Capt Neldah Sekgobela, the 43-year-old victim won...

Residents To Receive Homes

Residents To Receive Homes

Residents To Receive Homes: THE MMC for Human Settlement, Lesiba Mpya, will on Saturday hand over 160 title deeds to the residents of Esselen Park and Vosloorus. The hand over will start in Esselen Park in...

Glen Marais Family Ordeal

Crime In The East Rand

Crime In The East Rand: The domestic worker reportedly said she noticed a silver Toyota Corolla in the driveway at about 10.30am on Monday, November 14. The occupants of the car then jumped over the fence...

Collision On The R21 And More

Collision On The R21 And More

Collision On The R21 And More: Four vehicles and a truck were involved in an accident on the R21 north near the Voortrekker Road off-ramp yesterday afternoon. The accident caused delays as traffic came to...

East Rand Crime Run Down

East Rand Crime Run Down

East Rand Crime Run Down: SARS Commissioner, Tom Moyane, praised the vigilance of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs Detector Dog Unit when a cleverly concealed cocaine stash was discovered inside books at OR...

East Rand News Round Up

East Rand News Round Up

East Rand News Round Up: Alderman Johann Jordaan has warned motorists to avoid using Pretoria Road, as the bridge damaged during the floods on Wednesday afternoon is not safe. Despite the metro police closing the road...

Heavy Rain Causes Havoc

Heavy Rain Causes Havoc

Heavy Rain Causes Havoc: Severe flooding has occurred in Kempton Park and surrounding areas following an electric storm yesterday evening. Chaos erupted on several highways, including the N3, R24and N12. According to some reports a section of...

Eastrand News Round Up

Eastrand News Round Up

Eastrand News Round Up: The police are searching for six suspects who fled with an undisclosed amount of cash after bombing a safe at a service station in Birchleigh. The bombing took place at 3 am...

Benoni Country Club News

Benoni Country Club News

Benoni Country Club News: At the time Kriek said that the BCC had never been identified by Ekurhuleni as one of 40 strategic land parcels (SLPs), and that only two sports clubs in this region...

Fireworks And The Implications

Fireworks And The Implications

Fireworks And The Implications: After the Diwali celebrations, many people took to social media to complain about the use of fireworks. And the other day was Guy Fawkes. With more celebrations coming up in the next...

Water Filled Hole Taken As A Puddle

Water Filled Hole Taken As A Puddle

Water Filled Hole Taken As A Puddle: An Akhane bakkie went nose first down into a water-filled hole on Wednesday night after the driver mistook it for a huge puddle in the road. The accident happened...

Perjury An Issue For Police

Perjury An Issue For Police

Perjury An Issue For Police: Benoni police are again warning and urging the public against reporting false cases. “A case of perjury will be registered against any person opening a false case and you will be...

Cop Killer Rearrested

Cop Killer Rearrested

Cop Killer Rearrested: A two-and-a-half-week long police hunt for a fugitive who allegedly shot and killed a Tembisa police captain, has paid off. The Hawks Tactical Operation Management Section (TOMS), in conjunction with the National Investigation...

Clamp Down On Drivers

Clamp Down On Drivers

Clamp Down On Drivers: Mayor Clr Mzwandile Masina, joined the EMPD at a roadblock set up on Kingsway Road, recently, in response to community violence sparked by alleged gang crime. Several individuals, purported to be...

Teddy Bears Needed

Teddy Bears Needed

Teddy Bears Needed: Grapes Pub and Restaurant, together with LifeLine Ekurhuleni, are challenging businesses to collect more than 10 000 teddy bears for a very worthy cause. The toys will be donated to the Epilepsy South...

Ekurhuleni’s Water Soon To Be Rationed

Ekurhuleni’s Water Soon To Be Rationed

Ekurhuleni’s Water Soon To Be Rationed: Water shedding of the water supply might soon become a reality in Ekurhuleni. During a meeting with Clr Tiisetso Nketle, the member of the mayoral committee (MMC) for water, sanitation...

R21 Accident Leaves One Person Dead

R21 Accident Leaves One Person Dead

R21 Accident Leaves One Person Dead: A man has been killed and another injured in a three-vehicle collision on the R21 near the Nellmapius turn-off yesterday morning. ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the...

Train Crash Injures 200 People

Train Crash Injures 200 People

Train Crash Injures 200 People: Between 150 and 200 people were being transported to various hospitals after a train crash in Tembisa yesterday afternoon.  Passengers sustained minor to moderate injuries in the head-on collision and are...

It Is Ok To Be A Snitch

It Is Ok To Be A Snitch

It Is Ok To Be A Snitch: It is said that if the Vaal Dam drop another seven per cent to 20%, the metro will have to introduce water rationing. The warning comes from DA ward...