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22 November 2016 12:40 PM New K9 unit to tackle Joburg drug war

Johannesburg - The war against drugs has been bolstered with the launch of a revamped K9 Narcotics Unit in Johannesburg on Monday. The unit, made up of various authorities including police and the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department, is a specialised team of officers and dogs who are trained to handle hijackings, robberies, bombs, kidnappings 17

10 November 2016 10:23 AM Girl, 3, still missing after Joburg floods

Johannesburg – The City of Johannesburg has confirmed that a 3-year-old girl is still missing following the devastating flash floods that affected parts of Gauteng on Wednesday. "I can confirm at this stage that six people have died due to the flash flood and a 3-year-old girl is currently missing in Alexandra," Mayor Herman Mashaba said in a statement 21

10 November 2016 10:10 AM Joburg mops up after flash flood

Emergency management services are providing emergency medical care, as well as search and rescue services, to those injured and affected during the flash flood and ensuing damage. Disaster management is facilitating temporary accommodation and relief supplies to victims. The city’s department of health and social development, in conjunction with NGOs and the provincial 17

01 November 2016 10:22 PM Level three water restrictions imminent in Johannesburg

Johannesburg Water has warned that it might be forced to implement water rationing if residents do not adhere to water restrictions. Several Johannesburg areas experienced water cut since the weekend. In terms of the restrictions, residents are prohibited from watering their gardens between six in the morning and six in the evening. Residents are also not allowed 50

25 October 2016 7:35 PM PICS: Police van, bus torched in Braamfontein

“There are reports from other motorists that they have been stoned by the students. At this point we have no information of anyone being injured. Traffic has been badly affected and we urge motorists to avoid Jan Smuts, Jorrisen and Bertha streets in Braamfontein. She said that the South African Police Service had arrived along with the JMPD were trying 14

25 October 2016 4:36 PM #FeesMustFall: Vehicles stoned in Braamfontein

“There are reports from other motorists that they have been stoned by the students. At this point we have no information of anyone being injured. Traffic has been badly affected and we urge motorists to avoid Jan Smuts, Jorrisen and Bertha streets in Braamfontein. She said that the South African Police Service had arrived along with the JMPD were trying 12 2

13 October 2016 8:29 AM Three hospitalised after Joburg car crash

It is alleged that a grey Volkswagen sped through a red robot. Three people have been hospitalised after an accident on Kliprivier Drive this morning in the south of Johanneburg, Comaro Chronicle reports. According to JMPD officer Tebogo Manakana, who was on the scene, “it is alleged that a grey Volkswagen sped through a red robot on Rifle Range Road, heading 8

06 October 2016 6:12 AM Motorist shot in alleged road rage incident

ER24 paramedics Werner Vermaak said the victim told paramedics he was shot at after being involved in a car crash with the gunman at about 8pm on Wednesday night. “The man told paramedics that he was involved in a collision with another vehicle when the other driver apparently got out of the vehicle and shot him.” When paramedics arrived at the scene 5

19 September 2016 1:55 PM #Fees2017: Wits students answer back after university locks down Solomon Mahlangu House

After initial tension between rival student political parties, students united to shutdown Wits University. It wasn’t, however, just the announcement from Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande which sparked protests. After private security and SAPS prevented students from entering Solomon Mahlangu House, students barricaded the campus 5

14 September 2016 5:40 AM Joburg Mayor Mashaba’s shock move

It was former mayor Parks Tau's dream to establish bicycle lanes around the city to reduce the number of vehicles on the roads and to get people fit. “When every road in Joburg is tarred, then maybe the city will again look at bicycle lanes,” said Mashaba. He also raised the ante on the contentious Gauteng e-tolls saga, saying there would be no co-operation 13