Saturday, March 28, 2015

Four dead in head on collision

Oscar Thomas
28 March 2015

Four people died and five sustained minor to moderate injuries in a head on collision in Hendrina on the N11 in Mpumalanga.

ER24 Spokeperson Chitra Bodasing said ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene, about 30km from Middelburg, and found four people entrapped in the vehicles.

Bodasing said unfortunately the people, among them a child, had already succumbed to their injuries.

Bodasing said the other patients were assessed and treated before being transported to hospital.

 “Authorities were on scene for further investigations for the cause of the accident “Bodasing added.

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SAMWU Supports CWU Go-Slow at Telkom

Oscar Thomas
28 March 2015

The South African Municipal Workers Union has thrown its support behind the go slow at Telkom by works associated to the Communications Workers Union.

The workers are protesting against the outsourcing of Telkom’s call centre, supply chain and IT departments.

Samwu General Secretary Walter Theledi said they remain opposed to any form of outsourcing as it is responsible for the dire financial situation that workers find themselves in.

Theledi said undoubtedly, this move will result in job losses, as those who will be awarded to deliver these services will seek to ensure that they milk Telkom while workers suffer.

Theledi said Telkom has further failed to assure unions that it will force their service providers to incorporate all employees affected and that there will be no job losses.

Theledi said SAMWU will be embarking on a massive campaign against the privatisation of local government services.

“We are of the firm view that municipal services should be rendered by municipalities and not thorough the tendering systems” Theledi added.

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ACDP condemns rape and murder of 16 year old girl

Oscar Thomas
28 March 2015

The African Christian Democratic Party in the Western Cape has strongly condemned the rape and murder of 16-year-old Micheala Adriaanse.

Her badly decomposed body was found in the bushes in the Muizenberg area last week Sunday after she had been missing for three days.

A suspect identified as Bradley Noble was arrested and is expected to appear in court on the 1st of April 2015 where he is expected to apply for legal assistance.

ACDP Provincial Leader Ferlon Christians said the rape and murder of any individual is horrific.

The ACDP calls on the Western Cape Police Commissioner, Arno Lamoer, to implement a zero tolerance anti-crime strategy.

The ACDP leader also agrees with the State that bail should be denied for gruesome crimes such as murder and rape.

Christians said that bail opposition is vital because men such as Noble should not be allowed to roam around society freely.

“ACDP calls on the State to try perpetrators swiftly and impose heavy sentences on them if they are convicted” Christians added.

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Chinese national arrested with rhino horn and abalone

Loyiso Langeni
28 March 2015

Western Cape Police this week arrested a 32-year-old Chinese national for being in possession of abalone and rhino horn. The suspect was arrested at the Cape Town International Airport.

Captain FC van Wyk said the Chinese national was charged under the Nature Conservation and Marine Coastal Resources Act.

The suspect was en-route to Durban when the Border Police anti-smuggling team apprehended him. He was found in possession of five kilograms of rhino horn and chucked abalone.

The suspect is currently in custody and will appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court once he has been charged.

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Two elderly people died in a collision in Gordons Bay

Loyiso Langeni
27 March 2015

An accident on Sir Lowreys Pass in Gordons Bay earlier today left two people dead. This is after a motorbike and an SUV collided into each other.

ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring said ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found a SUV lying on its side in the middle of the road. A motorcycle lay a few metres away with the body of the driver lying next to it.

Meiring added that on assessment, paramedics discovered that both the motorcycle driver as well as the driver of the SUV had sustained fatal injuries in the collision. Unfortunately nothing more could be done for both patients.

“Rescue services had to use the jaws-of-life equipment to later free the deceased driver from the SUV.” Meiring said.

The exact details to the cause of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.

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President Zuma says Eskom is receiving support from government

Loyiso Langeni
27 March 2015

The Presidency in a statement said President Jacob Zuma is being kept informed of the developments at Eskom.

A week ago Eskom suspended four of its board members to conduct an independent investigation into challenges facing the power utility which include delays in launching the new power plant station and cash flow problems.

President Zuma said Eskom is receiving support from the department of Public Enterprises and government as a whole.

Presidential Spokesperson Mac Maharaj said the Presidency wishes to encourage all stakeholders to provide the needed support and to focus on assisting Eskom and the Department to take the country on the route to energy sufficiency.

Maharj added that the Presidency will not entertain the rumours and gossip about the operations at Eskom as that will not assist the process at hand, the imperative task of implementing the urgent medium term plan to enable the country to manage the energy shortages.

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A Belgian man died in flash flood while kloofing

Loyiso Langeni
27 March 2015

A 29-year-old man from Belgium died after he was swept down the Salt River in Plettenberg Bay Mountain.

National Sea Rescue Institute Spokesperson Craig Lambinon said the man went missing after a group of about seven people on a canyoning expedition were caught by a flash flood. 

“The NSRI Plettenberg Bay, Police, Red Cross AMS Skymed rescue helicopter searched for the man. During the search his body was located and recovered and handed in to the care of Forensic Pathology Services.”  Lambinon added.

He also said that the Belgium Consulate are assisting with family care abroad.

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Cosatu says it will continue to monitor MyCiTi bus service

Loyiso Langeni
27 March 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Union in the Western Cape said the victory against the City of Cape Town in the Equality Court, is a great victory for workers and communities.

Cosatu took the City of Cape Town to court over the roll-out of the MyCiTi bus service in Mitchell’s Plain and Khayelitsha.

Meanwhile the City of Cape Town in a statement said it was evident right from the start that Cosatu’s complaint, which criticised the standard of the service offered in the metro south-east before it had even been launched, was unfounded.

Cosatu’s Tony Ehrenreich said until after all these demands have been made as essential been considered and put in place by the city even though it tries to deny that these are as the result of Cosatu’s pressure.

Tony added that what is clear is that, there is a vastly different transport experience between the two areas. Mitchell’s Plain and Khayelitsha has the sub-standard service while the Milnerton and Blaauberg are well serviced.

“We will continue to monitor the City of Cape Town and we will take them back to Eqaulity Court should they not continue to advance greater equality in Public transport.” Ehrenreich said.

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21 people injured in a taxi collision

Mbasa Gqokoma
27 March 2015

An accident this morning involving two taxis in Johannesburg has left 21 people injured.

ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring says paramedics from the ER24 Johannesburg West branch arrived on the scene and found both taxis in the middle of the road.

Meiring added that the front of one of the taxis was badly damaged after it rear-ended the second taxi.

He emphasised that the occupants of the two taxis were found sitting on the embankment near the two vehicles. Paramedics assessed the patients and found that they had sustained only minor injuries in the collision.

“Fortunately no-one had sustained any serious injuries. Paramedics treated the patients and thereafter transported the patients to various hospitals for further treatment.” Meiring said.

The exact details to the cause of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.

 

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Over a 1000 people fired at Eskom Medupi Station

Mbasa Gqokoma
27 March 2015

Power utility Eskom said the contractors at Medupi Power station have started the process of disciplinary action against workers who embarked on an illegal strike on Wednesday.
 
Eskom Spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said so far about one-thousand workers have been fired and the number is expected to increase as the process continues.
 
Phasiwe said operations at Medupi will not be affected by this as many other workers have returned to work.

Phasiwe says it is important to note that of the 14 000 people who are working at the Medupi Power station many of them are not Eskom employees, they are actually employed by the contractor which is why the contractor is taking disciplinary actions against them.

Phasiwe added that so far, just over a thousand people have already been fired.

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EFF against Zuma’s anti-black remarks

Jaimie-faith Poonah
27 March 2015

The Economic Freedom Fighters has condemned President Jacob Zuma's alleged anti-black remarks.

This comes after President’s remarks that South Africans are lazy particularly because whites are not in control.

He said in a speech to the SA Local Government Association.

EFF Spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said if people had quality jobs, they would not need low-cost housing

Ndlozi added that they as the leaders are the ones responsible for the poverty of our people.

If our people had quality jobs they will not need social grants, they would not need free housing, they will build houses for themselves but, Jacob Zuma cannot give them jobs and that is why they have to be provided for in terms of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, Ndlozi added.

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ANC condemns looting of shops at Cape CDB

Jaimie-faith Poonah
27 March 2015

The African National Congress in the Western Cape has condemned the action by Ses’Khona leaders and members who looted shops in the Cape Town CDB on Thursday.

ANC’s Cobus Grobler said in a statement that the ANC may differ with some of the tactics followed by Ses’Khona in the past, but recognise that they have a just cause and role to overcome inferior service delivery in poor areas.

Grobler said Andile didn’t act like an ANC leader, he was looking after his own interests and he didn’t exercise proper leadership and therefore some of the people that came with them in this march, went off looting and plundering shops in Cape Town CBD.

Grobler added that this is unacceptable and people should come forward to bring those criminals to book that have stolen and robbed.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Presidency says Medupi power station will only be fully operational in 2020

Loyiso Langeni
26 March 2015

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has clarified reports about operational date for the Medupi power station.

Some reports have suggested that the station will be fully operational in June this year.

However in a statement Deputy President Ramaphosa said Unit six at Medupi is expected to be fully operational in June this year, but Medupi will only be functional in 2020.

Deputy President Spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa said Medupi as a whole is only expected to be running at full load in 2020, instead of Unit 6 only, as Mr Ramaphosa had stated.

 He said that Unit 6 is currently producing power while continuing with verification tests to ensure optimal tests. The unit is operated at various load levels to do tests. By end June the unit is contracted to produce the full 800MW on a continuous basis.

 

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COPE wants PCI Directorate Nhlemeza fired

Mbasa Gqokoma
26 March 2015

The Congress of the People has called on police Minister Nathi Nhleko to immediately remove Major General Nhlemeza as acting head of the Police’s Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations.

This follows allegations that general Nhlemeza has been unfit for the position and further degraded the standard of the PCI since he took over.

In a judgement in the Pretoria High Court, Judge Elias Matojane found that Nhlemeza has been biased and dishonest and further lacked integrity.

Cope’s spokesperson Dennis Bloem says “the conduct of General Nhlemeza shows that he is biased and dishonest.

Bloem added that the judge further said that Nhlemeza is dishonest and lack integrity. Secondly the Minister can’t keep such a dishonest person without integrity in this special unit.

He concluded by saying Cope is shocked that Nhlemeza is still not being fired.
 
"We believe by firing the acting head Hawks boss Nhlemeza, the Minister will restore the faith and trust in the Hawks." Bloem said.

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MEC Plato disgusted over a robbery incident that involved paramedics in Kayelitsha

Mbasa Gqokoma
26 March 2015

Western Cape MEC of Community Safety Dan Plato has described the incident which three paramedics were robbed at gunpoint while trying to save a girl’s life as disgraceful.

It is believed that the ER24 paramedics were busy trying to stabilise the girl in the ambulance in Khayelitsha when the suspects opened the door and pointed a gun at them.

In a statement MEC Plato said these individuals placed a higher value on cellphones than somebody’s life.

Ministerial Spokesperson Greg Wagner says “the Minister has said thankfully that they did not resist and were able to continue stabilising the young girl despite being robbed of their cell phones at gunpoint during the middle of responding to an emergency call.

The Minister has asked anyone who has information on these criminals must please report them to the local police station in Kayelitsha or directly to his office on 021- 483- 4332, Wagner added.

 

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56-year-old man found dead on the sea

Mbasa Gqokoma
26 March 2015

A 56-year-old man died after he drowned after being swept out to sea at Glenmore Beach, north of Port Edward.

According to eye-witness reports the victim identified as Ricardo Da Natta-Frizado was caught in a rip current while swimming, before being washed towards the beach by waves where municipal beach workers managed to get the man onto the beach.

National Sea Rescue Institute Spokesperson Craig Lambinon says “On arrival on scene they found a 56-year-old man on the beach, already he has been rescued from the water by the municipal beach workers.

CPR was commenced joined by Netcare 911 paramedics. Despite extensive efforts by CPR the man was declared deceased on scene. Police have opened an inquest docet", Lambinon added.

 

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Min Mthethwa sends condolences to kwaito star Senyaka Kekana

Mbasa Gqokoma
26 March 2015

Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has paid tribute to Kwaito Artist and actor Senyaka Kekana who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 58-years-old.

Kekana died at the Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging following a short illness. Minister Mthethwa has described Kekana as a hardworking, disciplined and focused artist who overcame the hurdles presented by the socio-economic system.

Ministerial Spokesperson Sandile Memela says “Senyaka was widely acknowledged and recognised as one of the most provocative and stylish artist due to his controversial content and basic style of socio cultural commentary.

Memela added that the Minister wishes to offer condolences to his family, to his friends, to his fans and the musical fraternity in general.

Memela added that the Minister believes that he’s legacy lives on because his significant contribution to television production, to comedy, to music and acting in the country.

 

 

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Diepsloot accident leaves 18 injured and 1 dead

Jaimie-faith Poonah
26 March 2015

An accident late last night on the R511 towards Diepsloot left one person dead and eighteen people injured.

This is after a taxi collided with a car. The exact details to the cause of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.

ER24 Spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said when ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene; they found one patient trapped in the car and others from the taxi lying all over.

Bodasing said a man who was believed to be in his thirties, who was in the taxi, unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. The man who was trapped was extricated by fire and rescue services, he and other patients were assessed and treated.

One patient was airlifted to hospital and others were transported by ambulance, Bodasing added.

 

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DA calls on DBE to take responsibility of pregnancy in schools

Jaimie-faith Poonah
26 March 2015

The Democratic Alliance said the Department of Basic Education has the responsibility to the children of this country and should urgently institute plans aimed at decreasing the incidence of pregnancy in schools.

It’s emerged that 20,000 children in primary and secondary school fell pregnant in South Africa last year.

The number was revealed in a written reply from the Education Department to a Parliamentary question posed by the Democratic Alliance.

DA’s MP of Education Portfolio Sonja Boschoff said what is of great concern to the DA is that the five year plan strategic plan alludes to work that is being done on the pregnancy policy but to date nothing is being seen and it would occur that there is no urgency and this is one aspect that the DBE must address constructively and comprehensively.

Boschoff said another concern is the fact that there is no record on the number of girls that have returned to school after the delivery of the baby.

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Hawks senior member arrested for fraud and corruption

Loyiso Langeni
26 March 2015

A 53 year old Hawks senior officer have been arrested following allegations of fraud and corruption.
It is alleged that he solicited a bribe, after he was approached to assist in a case of a person who went missing in 2008.

Hawks Spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi said since the case was opened in 2008 nothing has happened, they then decided to open the case which they now can confirm that they have taken over the case, which led to the arrest of the senior member.

Mulaudzi said he allegedly demanded a R40 000 bribe, which would be used to assist his ailing wife at the time.

The senior member is expected to appear in the Durban Commercial Crime Court on charges of fraud and corruption.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Mayor de Lille calls on councillors to promote anti-racism campaign

Oscar Thomas
25 March 2015

The City of Cape Town’s Mayor Patricia de Lille has urged councillors to promote anti-racism campaign, during a full council meeting today.

The campaign is aimed at creating public platforms for dialogue to confront what makes some residents feel excluded, while others felt entitled.

De Lille says it is not the responsibility of government alone to promote reconciliation, it is the responsibility of each and every individual to deal with racism in this city.

 
De Lille said we in Cape Town want to promote reconciliation and fight racism while also instilling the rights that they have access to within them.

While racism is a problem for our country we are taking the lead here in Cape Town especially in context to the recent spate of racist incidents which have occurred.

“I would like all councillors to be part of this campaign by promoting this campaign within communities by engaging with the people in your respective communities” De Lille added.

De Lille also added that it is up to us to demonstrate bold leadership and to actively promote reconciliation within our city.

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ACDP welcomes amicable community agreement between Mitchells Plain and Isiqhalo informal settlement

Oscar Thomas
25 March 2015

The African Christian Democratic Party in the Western Cape has welcomed the historic agreement between Mitchells Plain and Isiqalo informal settlement.

ACDP Leader Ferlon Christians said the agreement related to how the two communities would resolve differences relating to service delivery protests.

Christians said the agreement relates to how the two communities would resolve differences relating to service delivery protests.

Christians said it was announced yesterday, 24 March 2015, during a press briefing. Mitchells Plain residents were heavily affected by ongoing protests made by the Isiqhalo informal settlement members who were blockading the Jakes Gerwel Drive.

Christians said Mitchells Plain residents were held hostage and many could not travel to places of employment.

Christians urges all community leaders to use the correct channels when lodging service delivery grievances.

He further calls on community leaders from Mitchells Plain and the Isiqhalo informal settlement to engage the mayor of the City of Cape Town to furnish them with a strategic plan on how these service delivery issues will be dealt with.

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Cape Chamber of Commerce: Tariff hike unlikely to save Eskom

Oscar Thomas
25 March 2015

The Cape Chamber of Commerce said Eskom’s plans to increase electricity tariff will not resolve the power utilities problems.

Cape Chamber President Janine Myburgh said over a period of six years primary energy costs increased from R19 billion to R70 billion.

That was an annual increase of 24.3 percent which is roughly four times the rate of inflation.

Myburgh said a quarter of Eskom’s generating capacity is off-line undergoing maintenance or being repaired after breakdowns yet the costs continue to rise.

Myburgh said over a period of six years primary energy costs increased from R19bn to R70bn. That was an annual increase of 24.3% which is roughly four times the rate of inflation.

“We need to ask some serious questions about these costs because there are allegations that Eskom is paying something like four times the going rate for coal from some BEE companies” Myburgh added.

Meanwhile the Congress of South African Trade Unions has vowed to action should Eskom raise the tariffs in April.

Cosatu spokesperson Patrick Craven said it is clear that the extra costs have nothing to do with unavoidable factors.

Last week, the power utility announced a 25 percent tariff hike to help cover the cost of diesel used to operate gas turbines, which helped prevent load shedding over the past year.

Craven said that if its submission to energy regulator Nersa to reject Eskom's application for a further tariff increase fails, the trade union federation would consider rolling mass action.

Craven said it should cut fat, drastically improve its revenue collection capacity and manage contracts effectively to address its financial problems.

Craven said Government as the shareholder must also intervene in a big way to help Eskom out of its financial problems.

“It is unfair for municipalities to put a huge mark-up on top of the Eskom electricity tariff, making electricity unaffordable for many poor households, and then fail to pay Eskom” Craven added.

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Unions call on government to increase wage offer

Oscar Thomas
25 March 2015

The seven COSATU public service unions together with other unions have called on government to increase the tabled wage offer of five-point-eight percent to ten percent.

This is after the unions have decreased their demand from fifteen percent to ten percent.

The unions also demand ten leave working days for parents with children with disability, a bursary scheme for government employee’s children and three-thousand-rand housing allowance.

First Deputy President of POPCRU Nkosinathi Mabhida says negotiations have been very slow as a result of employer delaying tactics.

Mabhida said the employer came back and increased their meagre 4,8% offer with a shameful 0,2 to make it 5% for the current Financial Year and CPI plus 0,5% in the following two Financial Years.

Mabhida said labour rejected that offer. It was then agreed in Council that the employer must go back to its principals for a revised and a better offer as Labour is still on 10% increase across the board.

Mabhida said Parties to the PSCBC will meet again today to continue with the negotiations.

Mabhida said it must be noted that Labour is fully committed to engage the employer seven days a week until the settlement is reached.

Mabhida said at the same time, as Labour, we will be engaging with our members to comprehensively engage with them on what is transpiring in the negotiations.

“We further call on government to show the same commitment to this process” Mabhida added.

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City and SOPOA in fight against racism

Oscar Thomas
25 March 2015

The City of Cape Town in collaboration with the South African Property Owners Association has agreed that racism in the city has proven to be a barrier.

The city says, while the decent majority of people aren’t racist, the reality is that the minority has the power to shape wider perception.

The Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille, spokesperson Zara Nicholson says there is absolutely no room for racism in this country and in Cape Town we want to lead the way to building a positive right-based culture for all.

Nicholson said where there are incidents reported to us, we will investigate and take action if necessary.

Nicholson said they will deal with each and every complaint, no matter how small, and ensure that the relevant body investigates.

“The city is pleased that Sapoa has heeded our call and will be supporting the Inclusive City campaign where we seek to address issues of alleged racism and where we educate people on their rights and how to activate those rights” Nicholson added.

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IFP calls on investigation of sold corpses at King Edward Hospital

Loyiso Langeni
25 March 2015

The Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu Natal is calling for a full scale forensic audit investigation into public hospital mortuaries in the province.

This follows the arrest of five people who allegedly sold corpses at King Edward Hospital.

IFP Spokesperson for Health Ncamisile Nkwanyana said penalties should be harsher for this kind of syndicate and that time in prison should be doubled.

Nkwanyana added that they are concerned about the issue that some of the workers at Hospital have been arrested due to the selling of corpse

"We are very much concerned about this because if the patient is admitted to the hospital he/she supposed to be taken back home by his/her relatives or any close friend. But if the patient died and decided to sell it, we are very much against that, because some of the people do such a thing and sell it to Inyanga to make some muti."

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

YCLSA back up public service unions demands

Loyiso Langeni
24 March 2015

The Young Communist League of South Africa has thrown its support to the ten percent wage hike demand by public service unions.

The public sector negotiations resumed today after it was put on hold following the death of Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane.

YCLSA National Spokesperson Khaya Xaba said they have confidence that the Congress of South African Trade Union will continue to fight for workers and their demands.

“We are calling on our government to meet these unions half way and give workers what is due to them. These workers are the hardest working people so they due to what they are asking for, we feel that the 10% is justifiable considering the basic commodities price’s going up.” Xaba added.

He also said that government must come to the table and negotiate in earnest.  

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Truck collision leaves one dead

Oscar Thomas
24 March 2015

An accident this morning which involved a large truck and a light motor vehicle left one person dead at the Snake and Tom Jones Road intersection in Benoni.

The exact details to the cause of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.

ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring said Paramedics from the ER24 Johannesburg East branch arrived on scene and found the crumpled motor vehicle in the centre isle of the road.

Meiring said the entire right side of the vehicle had been crushed from where the truck had collided with it.

Meiring said on assessment, paramedics discovered a 28-year-old-man trapped in the driver’s seat in a critical condition.

Meiring said Paramedics immediately began their advanced life support treatment while rescue services used the jaws-of-life to free the man from the vehicle. Unfortunately, shortly after treatment began, the patient’s condition deteriorated. Nothing more could be done for the patient and he was declared dead shortly after.

Meiring said the driver of the truck fortunately did not sustain any injuries.
 
"The cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations" Meiring added.

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Two suspects arrested for stolen property

Oscar Thomas
24 March 2015

Two suspects aged 39 and 51-years-old are expected to appear in the Knysna Magistrate Court after they were arrested for being in possession of stolen property.

The arrest comes after police received a tip-off about two suspicious men walking down the Knoetzie road on Sunday.

The suspects have been charged of possession of suspected stolen property.

Captain Malcolm Pojie said further investigation led the police to a dense bushy area where discovered a flat screen television as well as other stuff that had been concealed in dense bushes.

Pojie said an eye witness that saw them earlier that day carrying the flat screen television put the police on the scene.

“We have reason to believe that the suspects burgled a house in a nearby vicinity and therefore we appeal to anybody that can identify the property to contact the Knysna police station on 044 302 6608 or 6609” Pojie added.

 

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Conference to be held on National Youth Policy

Oscar Thomas
24 March 2015

A National Consultative Conference will be held later next week to discuss the draft National Youth Policy.

The draft policy has been gazetted for public consultation and comment earlier this year.

Deputy Minister Buti Manamela has continued to assert his commitment in ensuring that the final policy reflected the views of young people.

Minister Manamela said the two day conference also aims to afford space for extensive debate on each priority of the NYP.

Spokesperson for the Deputy Matshepo Seedat said Deputy Minister invited people to be robust and engage with the policy during the consultative process young people came out in their numbers and have told government what they would like within the National Youth Policy.

“This ends the consultative process as we will consolidate all the inputs and come up with a final policy which will be signed by the Minister in the presidency Jeff Radebe” Seedat added.

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