Protesters blocking roads in Daveyton
Protesters in Daveyton on the East Rand have blocked roads with tree branches and burning tyres after being barred from occupying land in that area, the Ekurhuleni metropolitan police said.
"The whole situation started yesterday [Monday] when people tried to illegally invade land and law enforcement took action and prevented them from doing so,” spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wilfred Kgasago said.
"They are angry and at 05h00 started barricading roads with rocks, tree-trunks, tyres and other objects. The roads affected are those leading in and out of Daveyton”.
Streets blocked included Gumede Street, Eiselen Street and Laurie Road.
Police are in the process of removing the items blocking the road. No arrests have been made at this stage.
Photo sourced from www.lowvelder.co.za
Disgruntled residents from Ginsberg Township, in King Williams Town, on...
Construction work on various sections of the R72 coastal road between Port Elizabeth and East London should be completed by mid-2020.
Construction work on the upgrading of the N2 between Grahamstown and the Fish River will start in April.
The Human Settlements Committee will be asked to approve a request for the rezoming of a parcel of land, approximately 25 kilometres to the west of Port Elizabeth and about nine kilometres from the Van Stadens Gorge area for the construction of a service station, tourist facilities and mixed use facilities when it meets next week.
Reports from France have indicated that around 1 000 police are making their way to an industrial complex in the town of Dammartin-en-Goele, where the two suspect brothers, involved in the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, are believed to have taken at least one person hostage.
Carl Pistorius, brother of Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, will be charged for reckless and negligent driving in connection with a car accident on the N1 highway near Modimolle, in which he collided head-on with another vehicle in August last year.
The Public Health and Safety and Security directorates says that action is being taken against dog owners “not walking their dogs on a leash”.
The Uitenhage-Despatch Development Initiative (UDDI) has been named Top Small Organisation with Low Environmental Impact at the Top Green Organisation Awards.
The Department of Roads and Public Works is launching an EPWP (Expanded Public Works Programme) District Political Committee and Household Contractor monitoring tool in Chris Hani on the 09th December 2014 at the Apostolic Church (Opposite the Queens Casino on the N6), Queenstown...
Prices “declined marginally” at this week’s wool sale in Port Elizabeth, despite the weaker currency, with the Cape Wools Merino Indicator dropping 0.3% to close at R109.20/kg (clean). Cape Wools said this was a decrease of 2.2% on the opening sale and 6.3% down on the corresponding sale last year. On the Australian market, the indicator gained 0.4%.
- NMMU expresses shock at discriminatory comments allegedly made by staff member
- The Great Moscow Circus Big Top Goes Up at The Boardwalk!!
- Port Elizabeth police seek public's assistance in locating rape suspect
- Replacing Pravin Gordhan, or his deputy, would carry a heavy cost
- Buffalo City Municipality ANC Councillor bunks all meetings since August 2016; DA wants her gone