Shoot-out with criminals ensues after an armed robbery

On Thursday the 9th of September 2021, a shoot-out ensued between criminals and members of the South African Police Service and Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) Public Order Police after an armed robbery at a local store, where an undisclosed amount of money and various items were recovered. A chase ensued, which initiated from Dawn Park shopping complex, proceeded to Barry Marais and R103 and came at a halt at the informal settlement where the ever-ready law enforcers cornered and apprehended the two suspects. The law enforcers further recovered the…

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Arrested for attempted murder, house robbery and high-jacking

Since the start of the year in the City of Ekurhuleni, KwaThema alone has experienced a significant number of car hijackings. The safety of the residents of KwaThema is compromised even in the other surrounding areas. Just recently in KwaThema in the evening on September 7 two victims, Mr Zulu and Mr Moyabelo were driving home from work in two separate vehicles, a red VW Polo Vivo and a white Toyota Hilux. The victims parked both their vehicles inside the yard at Pule street, in Rest in Peace section in…

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Ntsinini’s sells natural healing herbs

Tisha Ntsinini (28) from Villa Liza established her own wellness and self-care business; Yoni Smash SA Pty Ltd in 2019. After the birth of her daughter, Ntsinini was inspired to seek alternative natural remedies for healing.”I would say Yoni steaming has always been a practice in my family, growing up I used to suffer from bad period pains and my grandmother would make me sit on a bucket of warm water with herbs in it to relieve me of the pain. I didn’t understand why but I know it worked,”…

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A farmer keeps her family’s conventional farming culture alive

A young woman keeps her family’s conventional farming culture alive as she decided to take her farming expertise to the next level by forming a formal agricultural company in 2019. She used the seeds that she was given by her mother as a gift to establish her organic farming organisation called Nanloy Organic Farm. Nandi Mkhwanazi confided to the people’s No: 1 choice newspaper declaring that she instituted the organic farming business to sustain food and to be a solution to the economical dreadful situation that continues to ravage the…

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Ward 70 EFF members promise to do better

The 2021 local government elections are set to take place on a Monday for the first time in the history of South Africa. On Wednesday the 7th of September, Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma announced that the elections will be held on 1 November 2021. “This is in accordance with the constitutional municipal structures Act, the Act prescribes that the elections must be held within 90 days from the end of the five-year term of the local government administration,” Said the Cooperative Governance Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Preparations are underway as political parties…

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