A LOCAL BUSINESSMAN STRUGGLES DUE TO DECREASED DEMAND OF COAL

A new season is welcomed by many people with joy and optimistic attitudes now that coronavirus is no longer at its peak. But for the coal business owners it is a tragic to their pockets because unlike the cold winter period, the demand of coal has now fallen dramatically.A business owner Nhlanhla Given Mavuso who’s been specialising in coal supply since 2019 in Tsakane has taken a strain due to fallen demand of coal. He described the new season as bad for his business except on rainy days because he…

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SIX NABBED FOR PUBLIC VIOLENCE

IN REIGER PARK AREAOn Wednesday (15 Sept) in Reiger Park area (next to Tokyo Sexwale informal settlement), the EMPD Public Order Policing (POPS), First Response (FRU), SWAT, Equestrian, Anti-Drunken Driving (DDU) Units including Boksburg with Germiston precinct Officers, arrested six (6) outlaws and three (3) passing by motor vehicles, were stoned and petrol bombed.Between Sunday (13 Sept) night and today, Old Elsburg and part of Commissioner roads were barricaded with burning tyres, rubble and rocks following a protest action where 2x Heavy Motor Vehicles and 1x Light Motor Vehicle, were…

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LIGHT AT THE END OF TUNNEL

The Executive Mayor of the City, Cllr Mzwandile Masina has called for heightened security measures to protect the new Eden Park Substation which comes at a cost of R42 million. Mayor Masina was speaking during a site visit to assess the state of readiness of the 33kv substation on Monday, September 14.Not only has the substation project employed 24 locals, but it is set to lighten up the lives of residents from Eden Park and Phola Park, through the provision of a stable and reliable power supply.The substation, set for…

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