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Sedibeng District Child Protection Week Programme underway

Boipatong Police Station together with various stakeholders who include SCP, Indibano NGO, Youth Desk, Emfuleni SCP, FCS, NPA, Fire Department & the Department of Community Safety among others, yesterday, the 1st of June 2022, visited Phuthulla Primary School as part of the ongoing Child Protection Week Programme. According to the Boipatong SAPS Spokesperson, Sgt Thembeka … Continue reading

Missing Person Alert

BOIPATONG: The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Boipatong is appealing to the public for assistance in locating the whereabouts of of Mr Vincent Tumelo (Motsamai/ Walker) Molebatsi age 33. He was last seen on the 12th of January 2022 in Winnie Park, Boipatong at about 19h15. Molebatsi was wearing a navy blue full overall … Continue reading

DA launches petition for Emfuleni to fix and upgrade dangerous and dilapidated roads

Content Provided Cllr Dady Mollo, the Democratic Alliance (DA) Constituency Head: Emfuleni Central & Shadow MMC for Public Works has reported that the DA has launched a petition calling on Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) to fix and upgrade roads that are riddled with potholes and are in a general state of disrepair. The Councillor said, … Continue reading

Sedibeng Men’s Sector Forum Launched

Today, Thursday the 7th of April 2022, Executive Mayor Cllr Lerato Maloka joined several other stakeholders for the launch of the Sedibeng Men’s Sector Forum. The launch began with a march against Gender-Based Violence and Femicide. The march started at General Smuts High School and passed through Vereeniging Magistrate’s Court. At the court, a memorandum … Continue reading

Missing Person Alert

BOIPATONG – The South African Police Service (SAPS) Boipatong is investigating a missing person’s case and appealing to the public for assistance in locating the whereabouts of Mr Rueben David Sibeko, 62-years-old. According to the SAPS Boipatong Spokesperson, Sergeant Thembeka Maxambela, Sibeko was last seen on Tuesday, 05 April 2022 and was reportedly travelling in … Continue reading

Vereeniging Stats SA field workers protest over unpaid salaries

VEREENIGING: This morning, Thursday the 17th of March 2022, some Stats SA field workers assembled at the Vereeniging Post Office and marched to the Stats SA offices in Leslie Street over unpaid salaries. According to reports, the District Manager, Mr Vilikazi took down the names of the employees who did not receive their salaries and … Continue reading

SAPS Boipatong’s new broom, sweeping clean

It’s barely three months since his arrival in the office of Station Commander of Boipatong South African Police Service (SAPS) and Lieutenant Colonel M.E Molotsi has proven that indeed, a new broom sweeps clean, literally too! Besides the several criminal cases solved in record time, the Boipatong Police Station is clean, after the cleaning campaign … Continue reading

HelpLift Network in Vanderbijlpark, more than just a charity shop

On Monday the 7th of March 2022, I paid HelpLift Network in Vanderbijlpark a visit that I enjoyed immensely. HelpLift is a Charity Shop situated at 12 FW Reitz Street in CW4, Vanderbijlpark. It is housed in an old N.G church and run by a group of volunteers. The aim of the charity shop is … Continue reading

Fifty-four-year-old man arrested for the rape and murder of his thirty-four-year-old wife in Orange Farm, Vaal

A Fifty-four-year-old man has been arrested for the rape and murder of his thirty-four-year-old wife in Orange Farm. The deceased was raped, gruesomely murdered and burned. On Saturday, the 5th of March 2022, at about 17:00 in the afternoon, in Lake Side, Ext.2, Orange Farm, South of Johannesburg, a passerby discovered the body of a … Continue reading

Seventeen-year-old girl stabbed to death in Orange Farm, Vaal

On Saturday, the 5th of March 2022, in Orange Farm, Ext.3, South of Johannesburg in the Vaal Triangle, a seventeen-year-old girl was found stabbed and unconscious next to Raphela Secondary School open veld and taken to Stretford Clinic. On arrival, she was rushed to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU). On the 7th … Continue reading

Body of an unidentified female found in Orange Farm

On Saturday, the 5th of March 2022, at about 17:00 in the afternoon, in Lake Side, Ext.2, Orange Farm, South of Johannesburg, a passerby discovered the body of a female while collecting some recycling materials. The passerby immediately alerted the police, “Upon arrival the police found a female body who is gruesomely murdered and burned. … Continue reading

Decomposed body discovered in veld in Boipatong

BOIPATONG: A pastor in Boipatong Phase 5 last week, on Wednesday the 23rd of February 2022 went to a veld to gather firewood, only to discover a decomposing body of a black male, hanging on a tree. He immediately alerted the Boipatong SAPS who arrived and found the body hanging on a tree in the … Continue reading

School safety indaba held in Sedibeng

On Sunday 27 February 2022, MEC for the Department of Community Safety held a school safety indaba at Saul Tsotesi Sports Centre. The well attended meeting which was chaired by the MEC herself had many stakeholders in attendance. On the programme line up were: MMC for Emfuleni Public Safety Ndade Mokoena; Ms Pamela Pule (Department … Continue reading

MEC Faith Mazibuko holds a school safety indaba in Sedibeng

The Gauteng Provincial Government led by MEC Faith Tjovitjo Mazibuko is currently holding a school safety indaba program today, 27 February 2022 at Saul Tsotetsi Sports Centre in Zone 14, Sebokeng following incidents of bullying, gangsterism, break-ins as well as violence against learners and educators within Gauteng schooling environment. The event started at 10am this … Continue reading

Family of the late Maria Dieketseng Sechele sought

BOIPATONG: The Boipatong South African Police Service (SAPS) is seeking assistance from the public in locating the family of a deceased woman identified as Maria Dieketseng Sechele, presumed to be coming from Rustenburg in the North West Province of South Africa. Sgt Thembeka Maxambela, Corporate Communications Officer for Boipatong SAPS says, “Police are investigating a … Continue reading

Professor Kaitano Dube talks about climate change and global warming

Air It Out With Connie Podcast is back for season 2. There are a lot of changes, I hope the listeners will be happy with the changes but one constant factor is the host, Connie V. Perhaps sometime in the near future there will be a cohost, who knows? This week, Connie speaks to Professor … Continue reading

Five SAPS officers arrested in Vereeniging

VEREENIGING: MEC for Gauteng Community Safety Ms Faith Mazibuko is in Vereeniging today doing raids with other law enforcement agencies and stakeholders. During the raid, five police officers were found with drugs and dangerous weapons which subsequently resulted in their arrest. Confirming the arrest, the Emfuleni Local Municipality Mayoral Spokesperson, Lebo Mofokeng said, “Five police … Continue reading

MEC Faith Mazibuko and MMC Ndade Mokoena conduct raids in schools

Content Provided EMFULENI: MEC for Community Safety Faith Mazibuko and Emfuleni Public Safety MMC Ndade Mokoena, together with Evaton Mafatsane SAPS, Community Patroller Forum (CPF) acting chairperson, and CPF Patrollers from Sector 1,2,3,4,5 of Evaton Clusters, conducted school raids at the Residensia Industrial site and local scrap yards. They also went to Eatonside, where a ton … Continue reading

Emfuleni Local Municipality Launches Friday Cleanup Campaign

Content Provided VANDERBIJLPARK: On Friday the 28th of January 2022, the Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) launched the FRIDAY CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN aimed at restoring the beauty of the Vaal. The MMC for Environment and Planning Cllr. Jones Radebe launched the campaign jointly with the Executive Mayor, Cllr. Sipho Radebe, the Speaker of Council, Cllr. Sibongile Soxuza, … Continue reading

VUT registrations postponed due to NSFAS delays

Vanderbijlpark: Due to the delay in NSFAS funding decisions, Vaal University of Technology Student Representative Council (SRC) has made a decision to bar any students into the University for registration until a decision from NSFAS has been made. This will ensure that all students register at the same time and none will be privileged by … Continue reading

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