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Convictions For Drunk Driving

Convictions For Drunk Driving

Convictions For Drunk Driving: This is the warning from Col Martin van Nieuwenhuizen, head of Vispol policing at the Benoni Police Station. The Benoni SAPS has been conducting daily roadblocks in Benoni. Benoni Police Station’s commander, Brig...

Veld Fire Causes Destruction

Veld Fire Causes Destruction

Veld Fire Causes Destruction: Benoni has again rallied behind people in need, this time coming to the aid of four people who lost their home in Zesfontein. A veld fire started on the corner of Meerkat...

Mr And Miss Benoni

Mr And Miss Benoni

  Mr And Miss Benoni: The competition has been a success for more than 25 years and every year has a theme. This year’s theme is “generation flashback”. “Height is not of importance when we choose the...

The Minimalist

The Minimalist

The Minimalist: So what is this minimalism thing? It’s quite simple: to be a minimalist you must live with less than 100 things, you can’t own a car or a home or a television, you...

ANC Takes Ekurhuleni

ANC Takes Ekurhuleni

ANC Takes Ekurhuleni: The ANC’s Mzwandile Masina has won the mayoral race from the DA’s Ghaleb Cachalia. IEC announces free, fair, transparent elections. 224 total votes, one spoilt. ANC’s Mzwandile Masina elected mayor. The besieged ANC has...

New Sugar Tax

New Sugar Tax

New Sugar Tax: This tax will only be levied on sugar-sweetened beverages that have a seriously adverse effect on the body. In a paper titled the “Cost of inaction on sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: implications for obesity in...

Ekurhuleni Council Will Vote Today

Ekurhuleni Council Will Vote Today

Ekurhuleni Council Will Vote Today: The new mayor will replace Clr Mondli Gungubele, who served as the municipality’s mayor from 2011 to 2016. “All eyes will be on the new first citizen, who is expected to...

Municipality To Decongest Health Facilities

Municipality To Decongest Health Facilities

Municipality To Decongest Health Facilities: The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) aims to cut down on the time patients on chronic medication have to spend queuing for their prescriptions. According to EMM spokesperson Themba Gadebe, on average, 60...

Olympics News

Olympics News

Olympics News: Semenya, who improved her national record to 1min 55.28sec, controlled the race from the start, and apart from Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi attacking on the back straight, the South African track star never looked...

Centre For Disabled Needs Your Help

Centre For Disabled Needs Your Help

Centre For Disabled Needs Your Help: A care centre for disabled children burnt down in Tamboville, Brakpan, on the evening of August 12. The Siyabonga Stimulation Centre, at 534 WCRC Drive, is believed to have caught...

Policing Under Resourced

Police Give Advice

Police Give Advice: The Crystal Park Police are warning the public against an increase in house break-ins cases over the past month. Your home is your castle…or is it? Is your home really safe once you...

Fell To His Death

Fell To His Death

Fell To His Death: A father of five’s attempts to keep his household afloat cost him his life. Mzulisi Koti’s (53) body was lifted to the surface from a hole in a vacant area of land,...

Benoni Salvation Army Incident

Benoni Salvation Army Incident

Benoni Salvation Army Incident: The incident happened at about 7pm, when the driver of a VW Polo lost control and crashed through the Benoni Salvation army precast wall at its Turvey Street entrance.  Neethling said...

The DA’s Pieter Henning Takes Ward 25

The DA’s Pieter Henning Takes Ward 25

The DA’s Pieter Henning Takes Ward 25: The DA’s Pieter Henning is the new Ward 25 councillor. His ward includes Benoni areas of Benoni Agricultural Holdings, Petit, part of Brentwood Park, part of Mayfield, Zesfontein...

Something For Free

Something For Free

Something For Free: When someone says do you want some thing for free you would normally give them a look and say what is the catch but here there is no catch. The Northmead-based Endeo...

New Ward 73 Councillor Aims To Please

New Ward 73 Councillor Aims To Please

New Ward 73 Councillor Aims To Please: Sinethemba Matiwana of the DA is the new Ward 73 councillor. His ward includes Western Extension, Benoni CBD, MacKenzie Park, New Modder, Rynsoord and Kingsway. The DA received 49.53...

Election Results Thus Far

Election Results Thus Far

Election Results Thus Far: Still no final results for Nelson Mandela Bay, but 98% counted. The DA has claimed the majority of votes in the metro with 46.65% so far, compared to the ANC’s...

Election Results So Far

Election Results So Far

Election Results So Far: South Africans went to the polls on 3 August in what has been described as one of the most important polls in South Africa’s history. The first 2016 municipal election results are in, with...

Hope Ministries Partneres With Caring4Girls

Hope Ministries Partners With Caring4Girls

Hope Ministries Partners With Caring4Girls: Good News of Hope Ministries spokesperson Chrispin Phiri said they are of the view that African girls are most affected by the lack of sanitary pads. They have identified the community...