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Perjury An Issue For Police

One Criminal At A Time

One Criminal At A Time: Seven suspects were arrested this past weekend for being in possession of dagga. That was after police and community watch groups were hot on the heels of criminals over the...

Metro To Spend On Childhood Development

Metro To Spend On Childhood Development

Metro To Spend On Childhood Development: Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres should not become moneymaking schemes but incubators that groom future leaders, ECD practitioners heard at the 2016 Early Childhood Development Summit. Addressing over 600 ECD...

MyEastrand Crime Report

MyEastrand Crime Report

MyEastrand Crime Report: Police are searching for a man in connection with the fraudulent purchasing of a car from a Rhodesfield dealership. The man, believed to be in his late 50s, allegedly bought a white Toyota...

Bulls To Face Western Province

Bulls To Face Western Province

Bulls To Face Western Province: After months of round robin games, we are in the semifinals in which the best four teams in this top local competition will square off against each other. Free State Cheetahs...

East Rand Crime Run Down

MyEastrand Crime News

MyEastrand Crime News: Capt Alie van den Berg, team leader of the Ekurhuleni Central Cluster Trio Task Team, said police and CPF members chased after the suspects following a robbery in Crystal Park. “They lost the...

We Look At This Day In History

We Look At This Day In History

We Look At This Day In History: A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on this day in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts,...

Bad Workmanship

Bad Workmanship

Bad Workmanship: Workmanship and turnaround time for water leaks in the Brentwood Park area are not up to scratch, according to Ward 23 councillor, André du Plessis. On October 5, du Plessis showed the City Times...

Ekurhuleni Issues

Etwatwa Community Gets New Homes

Etwatwa Community Gets New Homes: Ekurhuleni executive mayor Clr Mzwandile Masina distributed a total of 147 houses as part of his 100 days in office programme. “As previously indicated, this government is serious about providing decent...

Crime Around Town

Crime Around Town

Crime Around Town: SARS Customs officials intercepted a female passenger to Dubai trying to smuggle over $1-million (R14, 919 606) at OR Tambo International Airport on Friday. Sars said that the female passenger was summoned to...

Norkem Park Hijacking

Norkem Park Hijacking

Norkem Park Hijacking: Two suspects were arrested and two unlicensed handguns were recovered. A six-year-old girl was flung from a car window after it had been hijacked in Norkem Park on Friday. Lt Col Wilfred Kgasago confirmed...

Looming Water Crisis

Looming Water Crisis

Looming Water Crisis: Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said Gauteng’s water supply levels were so low they were virtually at the point of no return. The Vaal Dam...

Little Bit More To October

Little Bit More To October

Little Bit More To October: October is generally known as the month of haunts, scares, ghouls, but did you know October is National Chili Month? Really! It’s one of many things celebrated in the month...

AfriForum To Work On Roads

AfriForum To Work On Roads

AfriForum To Work On Roads: AfriForum launched its Month of Self-reliance campaign at Laerskool Edleen this past Monday. The project will see R2-million being spent on municipal road infrastructure, including road repairs and upgrades, in towns...

Would Like To Loose Weight

Would Like To Lose Weight

Would Like To Lose Weight: You know the drill when it comes to losing weight: take in fewer calories, burn more calories. But you also know that most diets and quick weight-loss plans don’t work...

Lakefield Crash

Lakefield Crash

Lakefield Crash: ER24 spokesperson Kelly Burchell said the incident involved a light motor vehicle. She said the female driver was critically injured and was flown to the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. The male passenger sustained serious...

De Wiekus Road Accident And More

De Wiekus Road Accident And More

De Wiekus Road Accident And More: Four people were injured at the intersection of De Wiekus Road and Soutpansberg Drive in Van Riebecck Park on Friday night. Ona Ndala, spokesman for Gauteng 911, said the accident...

Struggle With Police Leaves One Dead

Struggle With Police Leaves One Dead

Struggle With Police Leaves One Dead: The incident occurred on September 27, in Etwatwa Extension Seven at around 2.30am. According to Etwatwa Police Station commander Capt Pheello Mothapo, a 29-year-old man came to the police station...

Body Found

Body Found

Body Found: Tryna Maritz, acting Crystal Park SAPS communications officer, said police received notification of the incident just before noon from a member of the public. Maritz said two boys were swimming and two more children...

New Cellular Phone Tower

New Cellular Phone Tower

New Cellular Phone Tower: Howard Fox said work on the tower, situated on the corner of Cambridge Street and Sheridan Road, started sometime in July. “When the notices went up for a new cellular mast installation,...

Bonaero Park Accident And More

Bonaero Park Accident And More

Bonaero Park Accident And More: A man was killed in a collision between two cars on Atlas and Tempelhof roads in Bonaero Park on Saturday evening. ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene to...

Detective Gets Employee Of The Year Award

Detective Gets Employee Of The Year Award

Detective Gets Employee Of The Year Award: Det-Const Phuti Mashabela was acknowledged as the Detective Employee of the Year at the Ekurhuleni Central Cluster Prestige Awards for 2016, that was held on September 9, at...

Bergrivier Road Works Halted

Bergrivier Road Works Halted

Bergrivier Road Works Halted: The first phase of the upgrade to Bergrivier Road, which stretches across Chloorkop and Terenure, was meant to be completed by the end of July, but to date, the road works...

New Born Baby's Body Found

New Born Baby’s Body Found

New Born Baby’s Body Found: A newborn baby’s body has been found, this time in an Ekurhuleni refuse removal truck doing its normal rounds in Aston Manor around 4pm yesterday afternoon. The gruesome discovery was made...

Benoni Bunny Park In Disorder

Benoni Bunny Park In Disorder

Benoni Bunny Park In Disorder: This is the opinion of Benoni horticulturalist Stephen Rehbock, who spoke at a Benoni Horticultural Society meeting that was held on Saturday the 17th of September. Tania Forrest-Smith, of Save the...

EMPD Impounds 80 Mini Buses

EMPD Impounds 80 Mini Buses

EMPD Impounds 80 Mini Buses: The Metro police’s bumper to bumper operation descended upon Tembisa on Tuesday to swoop on vehicles that are unfit to be operated on a public road. Of the 117 vehicles...

Benoni SAPS’s Annual Crime Statistics

Benoni SAPS’s Annual Crime Statistics

Benoni SAPS’s Annual Crime Statistics: Col Martin van Nieuwenhuizen, head of Vispol policing at the Benoni Police Station, explained the latest statistics for the Benoni Police Station. The station has seen an increase of 14 cases...