Bekkersdal

 
‘I don’t want my children to live like this’
‘I don’t want my children to live like this’
A stream of sewage cuts through the open lot where voters from the Tambo Section of Bekkersdal lineup to cast their ballots.
No free lunch in Bekkersdal, but try the breakfast buffet
No free lunch in Bekkersdal, but try the breakfast buffet
A bone-chilling winter's morning is enough to put off voters in Bekkersdal, a community of 47 000 west of Johannesburg.
[Video]Bekkersdal: No 'better life for all'
[Video]Bekkersdal: No 'better life for all'
Voting went smoothly in the volatile township of Bekkersdal, where anti-ANC sentiments run high. Residents told us who they are voting for, and why.
Bekkersdal: Torched IEC tents raise alarm ahead of elections
Bekkersdal: Torched IEC tents raise alarm ahead of elections
Two tents belonging to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) were burnt in Bekkersdal on the eve of the May 7 general elections, Gauteng...
Bekkersdal votes after polling stations torched overnight
Bekkersdal votes after polling stations torched overnight
As the sun set on Tuesday, residents of Bekkersdal, west of Johannesburg, took to the side streets of the 47 000-strong township to voice their...
ANC seeks answers over Bekkersdal violence
ANC seeks answers over Bekkersdal violence
The ANC in Gauteng is trying to determine the identity of a man pictured in newspapers wearing the party's bib and carrying a gun during...
Bekkersdal voting stations petrol bombed
Bekkersdal voting stations petrol bombed
Petrol bombs were thrown at two voter registration stations in Bekkersdal on the West Rand on Saturday, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)...
Bekkersdal residents taken to court over illegal land occupation
Bekkersdal residents taken to court over illegal land occupation
The Westonaria local municipality and Rand Uranium have applied for a court interdict to restrain Bekkersdal residents from illegally occupying...
Help us reduce disorder at polling stations, pleads IEC
Help us reduce disorder at polling stations, pleads IEC
Security at voting stations is not only the responsibility of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), deputy chairperson Terry Tselane said on...
Voting stations closed in Bekkersdal
Voting stations closed in Bekkersdal
Seven voting stations have been closed down in Bekkersdal, in the West Rand, after violence broke out on Saturday, the Independent Electoral...
State left with Bekkersdal municipal mop-up
State left with Bekkersdal municipal mop-up
After a violent protest that has gone on for several weeks and resulted in at least R11-million of damaged infrastructure in Bekkersdal, everything...

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