Local Updates

Man killed in Carletonville collision

A man was found with fatal injuries after his vehicle overturned several times on the N12 in Carletonville last night. Shortly after 8pm last night, paramedics arrived on the scene where they found the damaged vehicle on an embankment at the side of the road. The fatally injured man was …

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Man critical after vehicle splits in half during collision

A man, believed to be in his thirties, is in a critical condition after his car collided with a tree along Frikkie Meyer Boulevard in Vanderbijlpark. At approximately 1pm yesterday afternoon, paramedics from ER24 and local government emergency services arrived on the scene where they found the vehicle split in …

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Tony Hawk flies in to open new skate school in Jhb

Skateistan, an NGO which uses skateboarding as a tool to empower low-income and at risk young people, announced the completion of its Skate School in New Doornfontein. Skateistan has been active in Johannesburg from 2014, providing programs from locations and with partner organisations. Their Skate School will attempt to reach …

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6 die after fire breaks out at a Gauteng nature reserve

Six people died from burn wounds after fire broke out at Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve near Heidelberg, the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said on Thursday. The fire broke out on Monday trapping grass cutters who were working in the nature reserve. “Internal and external teams were activated to …

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Two trucks collide injuring 5, Jet Park

Five people were injured this morning, two seriously, after two trucks collided head-on at the Jet Park and Main Road intersection in Jet Park, east of Johannesburg. ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene and found the trucks lying in the middle of the road. Both trucks …

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Cancer vaccination campaign resumes at Gauteng schools

The Gauteng departments of Health and Education have rolled out a second dose vaccination campaign to protect girls from cervical cancer. “The HPV is most effective when given to young girls who have not yet engaged in sexual activities as it works only as prevention rather than a cure,” health …

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Kaizer Chiefs draw Magesi in Fame Charity Cup

Kaizer Chiefs, fresh from beating Orlando Pirates in the Carling Champion Cup at the weekend, have been drawn to play newly promoted Magesi FC in the Fame Charity Cup on Saturday. The match will take place at Polokwane’s New Peter Mokaba Stadium. This tournament forms part of Amakhosi’s pre-season programme. …

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Terror accused twins’ bail application continues

Twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie are expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday. On Thursday, the bail application was postponed to allow the State to prepare affidavits to prove that the twins had been lawfully arrested. The court was due have held a bail application hearing already, …

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