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30 November 2018 2:28 PM Security guard critically injured in Boksburg protest

A security guard sustained critical injuries after protesting workers set fire to a building in Boksburg on Friday. Several other people were injured and vehicles and property were set alight. Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst confirmed that an ambulance helicopter was dispatched on Friday afternoon to attend to the security guard who sustained serious 60

08 November 2018 4:56 PM 4 seriously injured in chemical explosion at Boksburg factory

Four people were injured on Thursday afternoon after an explosion at a chemical factory in Main Rain Reef Road in Boksburg, Johannesburg. "We had one patient seriously burnt in the face, head and neck [who] has been taken to Glenwood hospital for treatment," Ekurhuleni Emergency Services (EES) spokesperson William Ntladi said. He added that three others 70

26 September 2018 4:17 AM Scrap metal yards: 'The people’s bank'

By 08:00, people are queueing at scrap yards around Gelukdale, Tsakane, Brakpan and Kwathema in Ekhurhuleni, bringing scrap metal to sell. Some bring what they have found in plastic bags, others come with wheelbarrows and wheelie bins. As unemployment grows, scrap metal dealers have increased, GroundUp reports. Metal sells for R10 to R50 a kilogramme 67

24 September 2018 8:05 PM Six arrested in Gauteng for clocking speeds over 141km/h

Six motorists have been arrested in the Boksburg and Germiston areas for clocking speeds upwards of 141km/h over the long weekend. In the early hours of Sunday on the N3, Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department officers caught a 31-year-old man driving at a speed of 182km/h, spokesperson Kobeli Mokheseng said. On Monday morning, another man who was driving 46

03 September 2018 2:29 PM Blast rocks Denel Somchem plant outside Somerset West

An explosion at Denel's Somchem depot near Somerset West occurred on Monday afternoon, the City of Cape Town's fire and emergency services spokesperson said. "There was an explosion at Somchem Denel," said spokesperson Theo Layne. It is not clear yet whether anybody was injured or what the range of the blast was. According to its website, Rheinmetall 55

14 August 2018 7:07 PM Curro exceeds 50 000 learners, plans to expand further

With a revenue increase of 18% to R1.2bn within the first six months of the financial year, Curro is set to invest in more campuses. The company said it planned to invest R400m in six new campuses at Curro Vanderbijlpark and Edenvale, Curro Academies at Boksburg, Soweto and Johannesburg, as well as a Curro Castle at Burgundy Estate, Cape Town. The private 160

26 July 2018 8:56 AM PICS: Several shops on fire at an East Rand shopping centre

Several shops caught fire at a shopping centre in Boksburg in Ekurhuleni on Thursday morning and emergency services personnel are currently at a scene. Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Management Services spokesperson William Ntladi said the fire was reported at East Rand Retail Park in North Rand Road. He added that several shops and wall structures 82

10 July 2018 8:24 PM Blignaut wins shot put gold at World U20 champs

Cape Town - Shot put prodigy Kayle Blignaut opened South Africa's campaign in style on Tuesday, securing a gold medal at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. Blignaut took the early lead in the final with a 20.89m effort in the first round and extended his advantage with a 21.12m heave from his next attempt. While American athlete Adrian 33

08 July 2018 6:49 PM Metro cop amongst 23 arrested for cash-in-transit crimes

A female Tshwane metro police officer is among 23 people arrested this week for various crimes related to cash-in-transit heists, the SA Police Service said on Sunday. “[On Friday], the team, acting on intelligence, arrested…a 32-year-old man and his girlfriend, for the May Boksburg [cash-in-transit] CIT robbery where two armoured vehicles were targeted 52

17 June 2018 7:01 AM Aurora directors in Gupta-VR Laser 'scam'

The masterminds behind the Aurora Empowerment Systems debacle and other spectacularly botched liquidations were also behind a bizarre “fake” offer to buy the Gupta-linked VR Laser out of business rescue for R250m. The bid from a company called Arctittrix collapsed under interrogation this week at a creditors’ meeting of VR Laser, one of the eight Gupta 80