FOUR SUSPECTED ROBBERS ARRESTED

On the 28th of September 2020 at 13h00 in Brakpan area, the Kwa-Thema EMPD precinct Officers on their way to report for afternoon duties, came across a reported stolen motor vehicle (robbed in Honeydew last year(2019 in the month of June), suspected of being involved in a spate of house robberies, around the City.When four (4) male occupants between the ages of 37 and 42, in the circulated blue Ford Focus (hatch back) noticed a branded EMPD motor vehicle approaching, they imagined being behind bars and sped off inconsiderately, on…

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FORMER GRADE TWELVES DONATE DRAWING STATIONERY TO BURSARY RECIPIENTS

On 26 September 2020 Global Solutions in Maths in conjunction with Debonairs Pizza Sesfikile Square held a thank you session for the learners who contributed their Drawing Materials to aid those who have been recently placed in a Draughting learnership bursary.This ceremony follows after the Global Solutions in Maths, which is a wing of Global Maths that was essentially groomed by Sibiya Coaching and proudly sponsored by Debonairs Pizza Sesfikile Square managed to place learners at the African Academy for a Draughting learnership Bursary. These learners have no Technical Drawing…

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48STUDIOS AND DZULANI CHILDREN’S CARE CENTRE CELEBRATES HERITAGE

Dzulani Children’s Care Centre in partnership with 48Studios held a talent show for orphanage children as part of their heritage celebration on the 24th of September 2020. Dzulani Children’s Care Centre is an orphanage based in Vosloorus that was founded by Mrs Neli Nelukau in2012.Her motive behind starting the orphanage centre was the fact that she grew up being abused, but she didn’t let that to define her future, she also has love for helping children who have found themselves in a similar abusive situation which she has also encountered…

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Man dies, his driver survives

An adult male passenger dies, and his co-driver sustained critical injuries on the N3 freeway northbound after a gruesome accident involving three light motor vehicles and a truck took place in Bedfordview on (Wednesday) the 30th of September 2020. City of Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Services (DEMS) Rescue team from Bedfordview fire station, swiftly responded to the scene for intervention after the reception of the call at 13H16 via the emergency call centre. On arrival at the scene, two pickup trucks (bakkies), a hatchback and a truck were found involved…

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BEAUTIFUL SCULPTURES CRAFTED WITH USED CANS

A Zimbabwean national, Innocent Muchena is recycling used cans in style by designing animal statues and instruments such as guitars. While many people are considering used cans as rubbish, to Innocent they represent gold because he crafts beautiful sculptures using them.The aesthetic of his statues attracts Bedfordview dwellers; others buy these sculptures to make their gardens look beautiful whilst others are simply buying to have a collection of these unique handmade statues in their beautiful homes. Innocent has been designing these statues for almost a decade now, since he came…

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ILLEGALLY CONNECTED ELECTRIC CABLES REMOVED

On 22 and 23 of September 2020 in Boksburg area, various EMPD Units, SAPS, CoE Energy and two (2) private Security companies conducted an operation regarding illegally installed electricity cables in Delmore Park, Jerusalem and Angelo, the mini-sub stations where connected with illegitimate copper cables and forged pylons which were removed.Wit Deep road between Commissioner and Main Reef, including Main Reef road between Pretoria and Homestead, flow of traffic was closed from 08:00 to 16h00 on the 22 of September2020, during the operation. However residents who seemed not pleased about…

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GBV SURVIVOR TELLS HER STORY

Since the beginning of lockdown in South Africa there has been a huge outcry of Gender Based Violence and femicide. Despite these outcries, a lot of women did not come out to report the abuse they have endured from their partners. When you are a victim of abuse, fear is natural and understandable. It’s hard, but facing that fear and getting help will give you strength to remove yourself from abusive situations in the long run. Recently, a young woman who has found strength to speak out is a 24…

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EMPD OFFICERS CONDUCTED CRUCIAL ARRESTS

Between 25 and 26 September 2020 in Boksburg, Daveyton and Putfontein areas, the EMPD’s Equestrian and Freeway Unit Members, arrested sixteen (16) male wrongdoers, wherein motorists found to be driving under the influence of alcohol, narcotics wer seized and a reported hi-jacked sedan was recovered.On Friday at 10am in Daveyton area, patrolling EMPD Equestrian Unit Officers stopped and searched a suspicious blue Toyota Corolla sedan, with four (4) occupants between the ages of 21 and 41, on Titon road. The four culprits were handcuffed, after 200x knotted plastics of nyaope…

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RUN YOUR CITY SERIES BIDS FAREWELL TO FNB

2020 will be remembered for many reasons, but for Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the Run Your City Series, it marks the final year with FNB as the valued title sponsor of what has become one of South Africa’s most iconic and innovative road running series. “The Run Your City Series has enjoyed tremendous growth since the inception of the inaugural event, the FNB Cape Town 12K CITYRUN in 2015,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “The Cape Town race was such a resounding success that it quickly…

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