Transnet’s decline tears at tight municipal budgets
/ 26 October 2022

Transnet’s decline tears at tight municipal budgets

Inadequate rail capacity has pushed more trucks, and costs, onto municipal roads, which are steadily deteriorating

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/ 20 May 2008

‘Third force’ involvement in attacks

The police have ”concrete evidence” of a suspected third-force involvement in xenophobic attacks in and around Johannesburg, the Gauteng Legislature heard on Tuesday. ”The police now have concrete evidence of those involved in orchestrations and they are dealing with it,” said Gauteng’s minister for sport Barbara Creecy.

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/ 20 May 2008

SA moves to quell xenophobic attacks

South Africa’s police and the African National Congress (ANC) intensified efforts on Tuesday to quell anti-foreigner violence that has killed at least 24 people and sent thousands of African immigrants into refugee shelters. Police have struggled for over a week to end the violent attacks on foreigners.

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/ 29 April 2008

Power restored to Kempton Park

Power was restored to Kempton Park on Gauteng’s East Rand at about 3.30am on Tuesday after just under seven days of darkness, the Ekurhuleni municipality said. Spokesperson Zweli Dlamini said an investigation into the cause of the power failure was under way.

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/ 24 April 2008

Kempton Park CBD without power until Sunday

Areas in and around the Kempton Park CBD will be without power until Sunday, the Ekurhuleni municipality said on Thursday, following a fire at a substation in Spartan on Monday. The crisis has left one resident dead and residential and business areas without electricity. Meanwhile, South Africans will be free of scheduled power cuts next week, Eskom said on Thursday.

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/ 23 November 2007

McBride’s metro cops resign

Two of the three metro cops implicated in Robert McBride’s alleged drunk-driving cover-up have resigned, Ekurhuleni metro police said on Friday. Spokesperson Zweli Dlamini said Itumeleng Koko and Patrick Johnson resigned earlier this week. It has been reported that the men received indemnity from prosecution by turning state witness against metro chief McBride.