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R.I.P || " Some people are heartless". This was pumped into a taximan's body

South Africa has changed a lot. It used to be a country in which many tourists came to for vacations. Investors too used to believe in this country, but nowadays many of them are pulling out their investments simply because crime has escalated to a worse state where even permanent residents no longer feel safe in their country.

  7 days ago ago
R.I.P ||

SOCIETY

2 Patrollers Were Shot Last Night By A Man They Were Helping In KZN, This Happened To Them Later

Since crime has become an everyday thing in Mzansi, many "Neighbourhood Watch Patrols" have been created to help people feel safe in their communities and properties. The work of neighbourhood watch patrollers is to protect citizens with local security measures available to them or to alert the police in case they notice any suspicious activity which could lead to a crime.

  2 days ago ago
2 Patrollers Were Shot Last Night By A Man They Were Helping In KZN, This Happened To Them Later

OTHERS

Police stopped a suspicious car loaded with blue plastics at the back and this is what they found

The South African Police Service (SAPS) Highway Patrol members have managed to secure the successful arrest of two male suspects after they were found in possession of endangered specie (Abalone), the suspects are currently detained in jail awaiting their court appearance. According to the saps news report, on Monday, 1 August 2022 in the afternoon the South African Police Service (SAPS) Highway Patrol members were busy conducting patrols along the N10 road when they spotted a suspicious vehicle loaded with blue plastic bags at the back approaching towards their direction.

  14 days ago ago
Police stopped a suspicious car loaded with blue plastics at the back and this is what they found

SOCIETY

Every year, a Potchefstroom local takes the initiative and fixes 250 potholes.

Dirk Venter, a local of Potchefstroom in the North West, has made it his mission to pay for the annual repair of 2501 potholes throughout the town. According to Dirk Venter, he is driven by a desire to preserve the roads in good shape. Support for Venter's proposal has waned due to the consequences of COVID-19.

  9 days ago ago
Every year, a Potchefstroom local takes the initiative and fixes 250 potholes.

SOCIETY

Four suspects arrested after a business robbery incident near Leopards Rest

Gauteng highway Patrol together with JMPD k9 unit apprehended four suspects following a business robbery incident near Leopards Rest. The four suspects are expected to appear before the Magistrate court soon while further investigation are underway. Four fire armed were found in possession of the four suspects. Criminal are getting it seems that are target local businesses in Gauteng this the fourth business robbery this week alone.

  3 days ago ago
Four suspects arrested after a business robbery incident near Leopards Rest

SOCIETY

Potholes hurting travelers between Giyani and Modjadjiskoof, Limpopo

On the Branboontjies route in Limpopo, between Giyani and Modjadjiskloof, drivers claim there are several potholes that are significantly hurting their ability to make a living. Between Mooketsi and Modjadjiskloof and Mooketsi and Giyani, there is a section of road that passes through a number of business sites, including farms, a school, and industries.

  10 days ago ago
Potholes hurting travelers between Giyani and Modjadjiskoof, Limpopo

SOCIETY

Vehicle was fitted with a false registration plate it was impounded by the JMPD

Mercedes-Benz was impounded after investigation the JMPD K9 discovered that the vehicle was fitted with a false number plate, it was impounded with immediate effect. The vehicle was reported stolen today it was recovered after the JMPD discovered that they fitted a false number plate but the Vin number revealed that the number plate fitted on the vehicle doesn't belong to the vehicle.

  8 days ago ago
Vehicle was fitted with a false registration plate it was impounded by the JMPD

SOCIETY

A Zimbabwean Man Was Arrested, He Was Caught Stealing

It ended in tears for a man from Zimbabwe after he was caught stealing cables not to mention that in our country currently, we are dealing with 2 pandemics, one is the issue of illegal foreign and number 2 is power cuts. He was caught up by the community, they were patrolling a great job from the community, what he is doing is wrong surely you can understand why we have movements such as Operation Dudula.

  6 days ago ago
A Zimbabwean Man Was Arrested, He Was Caught Stealing

OTHERS

Pretorians rescued a white man entangled in parole. See pictures

The roads in the northern part of Pretoria remained riddled with potholes. In a recent incident, numerous onlookers jumped in to rescue a driver whose car became mired in a massive water-filled pothole due to the poor condition of the roads in the area. Mari Labuschagne, the driver's daughter, reported a water leak near the intersection of Ben Viljoen and Stasie streets. To put it simply, when my mom dropped me off at the office, everything was great. However, upon her return, she promptly crashed her car into

  6 days ago ago
Pretorians rescued a white man entangled in parole. See pictures

SOCIETY

Fikile Mbalula promises to fix it as Valazonke gathers steam

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula hopes to fix the countries roads during operation Valazonke. “I am here to give feedback to the community and to tell them we have signed and gazetted this road,” Mbalula said, adding Sanral would lead the project, after an agreement with premier Oscar Mabuyane.

  9 days ago ago
Fikile Mbalula promises to fix it as Valazonke gathers steam

SOCIETY

Gauteng Community Safety Department Angered Motorists When They Posted Tips on Driving Over Potholes

Gauteng Community Safety Department Angered Motorists When They Posted Tips on Driving Over Potholes. The Gauteng Community Safety gave some tips and lessons on how to drive on a road full of potholes. On their Twitter page, they posted that do not be overly aggressive in swinging your steering wheel.

  8 days ago ago
Gauteng Community Safety Department Angered Motorists When They Posted Tips on Driving Over Potholes

SOCIETY

End Of The Potholes Era: Download This App For A Quick Fix

Department of Transport is on a campaign to eradicate potholes in the country. The operation Vala Zonke (which means close them all) was launched by the minister of transport Fikile Mbalula yesterday 8 August. This is an application (app) that can be downloaded from the app stores to report and take pictures of potholes.

  8 days ago ago
End Of The Potholes Era: Download This App For A Quick Fix

OTHERS

Minister Mbalula has launched a programme to help save motorists tyres

Minister Fikile has launched an operation to help save motorists' tyres. The operation is called vala zonke which is aimed at closing potholes. The operation was launched on Monday morning in Vanderbijlpark on R57 between free state and Gauteng. The minister said that the vala zonke program will be targeting the potholes on the main roads, regional roads, and provinces, the campaign will also allow motorists through a new mobile app to report potholes on roads nationwide on municipal and provincial as well.

  8 days ago ago
Minister Mbalula has launched a programme to help save motorists tyres

POLITICS

OPINION| So Mbalula is going to fix potholes which he allegedly neglected for so many years?

The power of inquisitive it is very important to be inquisitive about how your government spends your money as a taxpayer, it is in fact your civic duty, respectability and obligation to ask direct difficult questions and expect answers from your public representatives. So Minister Fikile Mbalula is going to fix potholes throughout the country which he neglected for so many years and for which, presumably, budgets were approved why now, you should askWhere does the new budget for fixing these potholes come from, how much is this amount and how is it going to be disbursed in the light of this massive unemployment amongst the youth population, is government going to disburse this through the tender system or are there creative ways that will give the unemployed youth an opportunity to participate in this program?

  6 days ago ago
OPINION| So Mbalula is going to fix potholes which he allegedly neglected for so many years?

SOCIETY

A Patriotic SA Man Fixes Potholes, Saves South Africans From Corrupt Politicians, See Why He Did It

Date: 09/08/2022 Mbalula isn't here. Potchefstroom's potholes are fixed by a patriotic citizen. Dirk Venter, a 67-year-old resident of Potchefstroom, has fixed more than 2,500 potholes in the small town in the North West. South African drivers have been sick of potholes for years, and many have lost faith in the government because of this.

  8 days ago ago
A Patriotic SA Man Fixes Potholes, Saves South Africans From Corrupt Politicians, See Why He Did It

SOCIETY

Vala Zonke was created by Minister Fikile Mbalula to avoid car tire blowouts. Here's why?

[TRANSPORT ]To prevent car tires from blowing out, Minister Fikile Mbalula started the Vala Zonke operation to fill potholes. The operation began early on Monday, August 8, near Vanderbijlpark, on the R57 route connecting Gauteng and the Free State. The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral16-month )'s labor-intensive program to repair potholes on Mzansi roads was formally begun in Mbalula.

  8 days ago ago
Vala Zonke was created by Minister Fikile Mbalula to avoid car tire blowouts. Here's why?

JUSTICE

Traffic Cop Who Allegedly Shot Linda Shabalala During Tembisa Protest Has Been Identified

Residents of Tembisa have cried out that the traffic cop who shot one of the protesters in Tembisa is back in the area and is currently patrolling the place. The traffic cop who allegedly shot and killed Linda Shabalala during the protest in Tembisa in Ekurhuleni on Monday, was back in the area on Tuesday.

  13 days ago ago
Traffic Cop Who Allegedly Shot Linda Shabalala During Tembisa Protest Has Been Identified

SOCIETY

Here is why Gauteng community safety agency receives criticism for their pothole advice.

The Gauteng community safety agency has received criticism on social media for their suggestions on how to deal with the road risks while SA fights a pothole pandemic. Operation Vala Zonke, a 16-month campaign by the SA National Roads Agency to combat the issue of potholes, was launched this week by the minister of transportation, Fikile Mbalula.

  7 days ago ago
Here is why Gauteng community safety agency receives criticism for their pothole advice.

SOCIETY

An adult toy cause accident after flew off a van hitting the car behind

On the N2 in KZN an accident just took place following an adult to flew off a trailer hitting the vehicle behind, and caused an accident. The van is alleged to be carrying adult toys just on the N2 the trailer his a pothole forcing the adult toy to jump off to the behind vehicle window screen, the driver of the silver Ford panic and hit the side steel that blocks car from getting over the hill.

  17 days ago ago
An adult toy cause accident after flew off a van hitting the car behind

SOCIETY

How to Report Potholes in your area

The Pothole Patrol has fixed a little more than 100,000 potholes in Johannesburg throughout one year. The joint drive saw two insurance agency, Dialdirect and Discovery Insure, collaborate with the City of Johannesburg to assist with fixing streets. "The Pothole Patrols will search out potholes on the most active, most high-influence streets, and fix those," revealed Business Insider at the hour of its send off, when a cell phone application was still in progress.

  3 months ago ago
How to Report Potholes in your area