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Driver killed in Vaal head-on collision

A driver died after a truck and a light motor vehicle collided head on along the R59 between Vaal River and Vaalpark during the early hours of Wednesday morning, ER24 Spokesperson Werner Vermaak said. When paramedics arrived shortly before 1am they found the damaged truck and the wreck of the …

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#FeesMustFall protesters arrested at Wits

Two students were arrested overnight after several buildings at the Witwatersrand University (Wits) were pelted with rocks, with windows broken and some of the buildings damaged, the institution said on Friday. “Some buildings were flooded after protesting students left taps open. They tried to start fires at three buildings, the …

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Anything but the ANC: Joburg mayor makes his mark

South Africa’s biggest city Johannesburg is now run by a mayor who describes himself as an “unapologetic capitalist”, after local elections that transformed the country’s political landscape. For the first time since apartheid, the city’s mayor is not from the African National Congress (ANC), but instead from the pro-business Democratic …

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