BURGERSFORT – On Tuesday shack dwellers from Aapiesdoorndraai Farm 298, next to Dresden, were forced to flee their makeshift homes during a mass eviction by the Sheriff. Nearly 50 shacks built on vacant land were demolished.The Sheriff, accompanied by men clad in yellow T-shirts and helmets, came out in full force with trucks while they…
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Mpuru started with only three kids and currently has 90 children in her care.The crèche cares for children from three to six years, and has produced children who are currently excelling in high schools
LYDENBURG – Thaba Chweu Local Municipality (TCLM) has denied rumours that private companies contributed to paying off the Eskom debt. TCLM said in a statement that the municipality is continuously servicing the electicity debt through its own financial means. As a result, Eskom reduced the electricity disconnection by two-and-a-half hours per day in Mashishing, Lydenburg…
LYDENBURG – Residents of the town, Mashishing and Kellysville are not at all impressed with Thaba Chweu Local Municipality’s (TCLM) endeavour to repair roads instead of paying the outstanding electrical debt to Eskom. Disgruntled residents responded furiously to a post on TCLM’s Facebook page from November 5, stating, “We continue to refurbish our infrastructure for…
Paris Mathebula (35) and Themba Zungu (23) are still at large. They were arrested for house robbery and kidnapping and attempted theft of a motor vehicle respectively.
Their apllication was successful after it was filed on Monday, 6 November.
Five of the victims suffered severe injuries while the others sustained minor injuries.
It involved stop and searches as well as visiting communities in Extension 10. A 35-year-old Nigerian man was arrested with counterfeit clothes in his possession.”The team proceeded to the CBD where they arrested a Pakistani man who was also found selling counterfeit creams and lotions,” said communication officer of Burgersfort SAPS, Const Victoria Maluleka.
The judgement has been received. The judge has decided (on a procedural issue) that our application is not urgent.
Eskom said that this was a last attempt to recover the debt from TCLM.