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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

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

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

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

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

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

Vaal man finds flies in wors

Vaal: A Vaal man took to Facebook to warn fellow consumers to be careful where they buy their food. In a complaint posted in the Emfuleni Community group, Mr Katli Mogadi shares pictures of the flies he found inside the wors that he was eating. Evening guys.. Pls becareful where u buy ur food.. I … Continue reading

JR Travelling Agency’s Valentine’s Weekend Special

Here’s one for the travellers who subscribe to 14 Feb, Valentine’s Day notion. If you have always wanted to take a vacation in neighbouring Mozambique, well, here’s your chance. J. R Travels and Adventure is having a Valentine’s weekend special tour to Mozambique 🇲🇿 JR Travels and Adventure is a travelling agency based in Vereeniging, … Continue reading

It’s athletics time again in Vaal!

VEREENIGING: Parents, learners and teachers of Milton Primary School were very thrilled to host a sporting event for the first time in two years yesterday. The visitors; Laerskool Drie Rivier and ArconPark Primary School, were equally excited to participate in an athletics friendly competition after a two-year hiatus. The parents came in full force to … Continue reading

Emfuleni, where are the refuse collectors?

When I moved to the Vaal Triangle in 2012, I was one very happy lady. I loved the slower life of the Vaal, compared to that of Johannesburg where I had lived for five years. Vereeniging was also smart and quiet. Fast forward to ten years later, I can’t help but wonder why I made … Continue reading

There’s still a lot of good in Vaal

Despite our electricity woes, the rubbish dumps that are all over the place and escalating crime rate, there is still a lot of good happening here in Vereeniging. We just have to open our eyes. This is exactly what I did this morning as I dashed to the taxi rank in the pouring rain. Lo … Continue reading

Gauteng Province Government embarks on school readiness campaign

The Gauteng Province Government led by Premier David Makhura yesterday began leading a three-day programme of school readiness activities to mark the commencing of the new academic year. Among the members of the Executive Council who are participating is MEC for Community Safety Ms Faith ‘Tjovitjo’ Mazibuko. She was accompanied by SAPS members who include … Continue reading

SAPS Gauteng visits schools in Vaal Triangle

“ Adopt A Cop” Officers visit schools across the province as part of School Safety Programme The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Gauteng is visiting schools across the province. SAPS spokesperson, Colonel Dimakatso Sello says, “This is part of the annual beginning of the year roll out of the School Safety Programme that is … Continue reading

One of Vaal’s radio personalities up for an award

SEDIBENG.- A few days ago I had the privilege of interviewing Lekoa FM Radio station manager, Kenneth Zakathi (32),  a nominee for the Best Radio Presenter Category in the provincial level of the Mzansi Arts & Media Awards (MAMA) 2021. “The MAMA serve as a platform to uplift upcoming artists and creatives in South Africa. … Continue reading

Vaal’s hero, a taxi driver with a heart of gold

Many people will come forth with terrible experiences at the hands of taxi drivers in our beloved rainbow nation. Many years ago, I witnessed a young lady being slapped on the face by an angry taxi driver for not closing the door after she got off the taxi. It was such a traumatic experience even … Continue reading

Nke Serobe passes away

It is with great sadness that I learnt of the passing of the author of the book, Absence of the Father, Pastor Nke Serobe. The Vaal Triangle has indeed been robbed of a jewel, Nke was a pillar in the community and was passionate about absent fatherhood, hence her book, Absence of the Father. She … Continue reading


VAAL: South African Police Service (SAPS) Sedibeng District today went on a ‘O KAE MOLAO?’ joint operation to curb crime in Orange Farm and Evaton, Vaal. According to the SAPS spokesperson Sgt Motsapi, some of the distinguished SAPS members adorning the operation include the Gauteng Deputy Provincial Commissioner Policing Major General Tommy Mthombeni, the Deputy … Continue reading

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