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DA too desperate

The latest attempt by the Democratic Alliance (DA) once again to maliciously drag the good name of Gauteng Social Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza in the mud show signs of desperation. Maybe they need to take the people of Gauteng into confidence as to why.

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Man wanted for hijacking

An unknown number of assailants hijacked a white Toyota Hilux on Monday, 25 June at Cleveland in Johannesburg area. Although the hijacked vehicle was recovered the same day by the SAPS members, the suspects’ information was received and the law enforcers commenced with their search.

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Gauteng Traffic Police arrest a speedster

The Gauteng Traffic Police's High Speed Unit arrested a speedster yesterday morning during a special high speed intervention. The 31 year old male was caught speeding in a Mercedes Benz E350 on the R21 near Olifantsfontein. The man who claims to work for Mercedes Benz was driving at 210 km/h rushing to be in time for a wedding.

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Metro police officer accused of assaulting a female traffic warden is suspended

The incident, which has gone viral on social media, apparently took place at the Tokoza Metro Police precinct on Saturday. In the clip female officer can be heard pleading for help against the supervisor who is allegedly physically and verbally abusing her. It has been confirmed that she has registered a case of assault with the South African Police Service.

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Tournament aims to support pupils

Ward 64 kicked off the month with a soccer tournament at Vosloorus Extension 28 with intent to collect 50 school bags for pupils. The event being the first of its kind was declared a success by organisers.

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Two suspects nabbed for dealing in mandrax and dagga

Following up on information received from concerned members of the location in and around Church Street in Boksburg CBD, the EMPD Drug Enforcement Unit members were able to arrest two men for possession as well as suspected dealing in narcotics.

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City partners with private pharmacies

The City of Ekurhuleni has partnered with commercial pharmacy groups such as Clicks, Pick 'n Pay, Dischem and Medirite with assistance of National Department of Health to serve as chronic medication pick-up points to reduce waiting times at healthcare facilities.

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Company LDV stolen recovered with engine still idling

The EMPD Public Order Policing Task Team members on Thursday, 03 May, recovered the stolen vehicle around 11h44 on Hare Street at Buhle Park in Germiston area. The white Kia LDV was stolen the same morning from the parking lot of the Spar Shopping Centre in Sunward Park.

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Robbery suspects one shot dead another evades arrest

Around 2am on Monday (30 Apr) at Vosman suburb of Emalahleni, two men were busy breaking into the couple's red Mitsubishi LDV with the intention of stealing it. Awoken by the noises in their yard, the owner went out to inspect and he was pistol-whipped by the two car thieves who managed to drive away with his vehicle.

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Aha Hotels and lodges partners with UJ school of Tourism and Hospitality

Aha hotels and lodges has partnered with the school of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) in the University of Johannesburg. A new lecture room was opened on April 9, at Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus. “We rendered a lecture room and it signifies the start of partnership and it exposes students and other parties to our brand.

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Life Esidimeni lessons

The three main lessons from Life Esidimeni according to Health Ombud Prof Makgoba says SA needs to review its bioethics, abandon its denial mentality and learn about true accountability. 02 July 2018: South Africa needs to review its bioethics if the country is to avoid tragedies such as the Life Esidimeni saga. This is the view of Prof Malegapuru Makgoba, the Health Ombudsman.

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Hard work pays off

Siyabonga Skhosana (21) and Makhosini Mabele (20) are proof that hard work and determination pays off and that dreams do come true. These two (2) young men who grew up in Ekurhuleni in a place called Zonke Izizwe and Spruit Ncala section had not anticipated that their business would become what it is today.

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Athletics Club sent off

On June 5 the Executive Mayor of the City of Ekurhuleni Mzwandile Masina held a send-off breakfast for the City’s employees who will be participating in the 2018 Comrades Marathon. This send-off was an effort for the city to promote a healthy lifestyle amongst staff and acknowledge the hard work and preparation the runners have undergone for the Marathon.

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Stealing of taps in Phumula

Since the month of May started many households wake up to a yard flooded with running water and taps gone missing. The community believe that the nyaope addicts are behind the seemingly endless wave of crime hitting the area. It appears that the thieves steal these taps and sell them to the nearest scrap yard that is located at extension 22 not far from Phumula complex.

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Boyfriend arrested for murder

Themba Antony Monyakeni (33) from Daveyton allegedly killed his girlfriend Nonhlanhla Rapodile (33) and her daughter Hlelokuhle Rapodile (4) and burnt them beyond recognition at Mayfield in the east of Johannesburg on Friday May 1.The family called the police after they detected blood from the kitchen sink, under the cupboards and on the stove, suspecting Monyakeni to have tempered with the scene.

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Child Protection and Care

Jeffrey Vusumuzi Zondo, CPF Mr Gehrad De Beer, and Crime Prevention Members conducted Children's Safety Awareness under the theme of Child Protection Week at Heidelberg Laer Volkskool in Ekurhuleni on June 6. The objective was to address or talk to Grade RR and R about the children's safety, children's trafficking, abstaining from bullying other children; abstain from playing with dangerous weapons, and electrical appliance.

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Winter Safety Tips

This time of year, cold stress because of low temperature, hypothermia, frostbite, burn injuries even fatalities are hazards which everyone must be aware of. Heating sources needs to be highly considered, particularly by those who will be using heaters, braziers and fire places. With the right preparation and presence of mind, both Adults and children can prevent injuries and deaths.

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Youth care conference

Jeffrey Vusumuzi Zondo, CPF Mr Gehrad De Beer, and Crime Prevention Members conducted Children's Safety Awareness under the theme of Child Protection Week at Heidelberg Laer Volkskool in Ekurhuleni on June 6. The objective was to address or talk to Grade RR and R about the children's safety, children's trafficking, abstaining from bullying other children; abstain from playing with dangerous weapons, and electrical appliance.

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ANC Ekurhuleni executive conducts visits to ensure service delivery

As part of our commitment of ensuring proper accountability and oversight, the ANC Ekurhuleni Caucus Chief Whip Cllr Jongizizwe Dlabathi and EXCO/Whippery members embarked on site visits and monitoring to validate the progress of various projects that are currently underway in the City of Ekurhuleni, on Monday, 30 April 2018.

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Ekurhuleni Mayor signed a settlement agreement with complainant Michael Biribauer

The South African Human Rights Commission has enabled mediation between the Cllr Mzwandile Masina and Michael Biribauer the alleged complainant of hate speech by Masina. The resolved matter led to the signing of a disclosing settlement agreement on April 6 in Brakpan at Ekurhuleni Brakpan City Hall.

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