Five arrested in truck attacks in Mpumalanga, Limpopo provinces

Police say they have arrested five people in connection with attacks on trucks in several provinces. Police say they arrested four people in Mpumalanga and 1 in Limpopo. More than 20 trucks have been set alight in the KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and the Free State provinces since last weekend. National Police Spokesperson, Brigadier[…]

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At least 11 people die in Mpumalanga crash

At least 11 people were killed and 14 others were injured this morning when a bus and a truck collided on the Badplaas Road outside Machadodorp in Mpumalanga. ER24’s Russel Meiring says the vehicles were severely damaged in the crash. “Upon closer inspection, paramedics found several passengers trapped in a[…]

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Lily Gold mine tragedy, one year on

It’s exactly a year since the Lily Gold mine disaster near Barberton in Mpumalanga. The bodies of three workers are yet to be recovered. The trio disappeared when the lamp-room container they were working in fell into a massive sinkhole. Twelve months later there is still no word on when[…]

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Trapped miners may still be alive

Mine rescue services say there is renewed hope that the three mine workers trapped at a gold mine in Mpumalanga since Friday, may still be alive. They say a locator device has detected a response, suggesting possible signs of life. The container is buried under some heavy rubble. So far,[…]

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