Press statement from TLC Childrens Home:
Good morning TLC friends. As you may have heard by now, we endured a horrific attack last night where three of Theas teenaged sons were kidnapped and beaten by criminals who gained entry in a hijacked ambulance. They were interrogated for information around safes and money at the home....
Arrest in Meadowdale for possession of break-in implements
The Bedfordview police have arrested four suspects for being in the possession of possible business break-in implements.
Captain Andre de Jager said security officers at a Meadowdale centre found a suspicious vehicle driving slowly behind the shops in the early hours of the morning today. "The motor vehicle did not have any registration plates," he...
Edenvale dog missing after flash floods
Toeboe, the dog that went missing in the recent flash floods in Gauteng.
Toboe, an English white bull terrier with a loving nature, went missing on Wednesday night, following the devastating flash floods in Edenvale.
Owner Michael explained to tame TIMES: “When we got home on Wednesday, our home was submerged in...
Zuma has paid back the money
Treasury has confirmed that President Jacob Zuma has paid back the R7,8m he owed for upgrades to his private home in Nkandla.
Traffice light on Swarkoppies not working
The traffic light at Swartkoppies & Garfield/Jacqueline is not working, please avoid area as traffic is back up in all directions. No pointsmen on duty.
LIVE: Violence breaks out at Rustenburg council sitting
There are reports of conflict between EFF and ANC members in the Rustenburg Civic Centre. Blood has been spilled following a fist fight, according to reporters on the scene.
Munich Attack Update: police say 10 dead including lone gunman
Here's where things stand at 3:30am GMT
Nine people were shot and killed, and a further 21 injured, in an attack at a shopping center in Munich on Friday evening
Despite early reports of multiple attackers, there was only one gunman, whom police identified as an 18-year-old with dual German and Iranian citizenship.
Six People Dead In Munich Shooting Spree
Public broadcaster Bayrischer Rundfunk reports that the late afternoon attack happened at a McDonald's restaurant at the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in the northern part of Munich.
Armin Fritz, a reporter for public radio B5, says the city's entire public transport system has been shut down as police search for the attacker or attackers.
It's the second...
Gugu Zulu Dies Attempting Africa's Highest Mountain During "Trek4Mandela"
South African rally champion Gugu Zulu has died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the Nelson Mandela Foundation said on Monday.
The Foundation confirmed that Zulu had died while attempting to climb Kilimanjaro on Mandela Day in Tanzania.
"It is with a heavy heart that we announce that one of the climbers on the Trek4Mandela, Gugu Zulu lost...
One Killed, Ten Injured in Tzaneen crash
One person was killed and ten others sustained various injuries when the bakkie they were traveling in overturned on Matupa Road, Tzaneen.
At approximately 2.30am this morning, paramedics from ER24 attended the scene where they found a bakkie wedged up near a telephone pole on the side of the road. The occupants of the bakkie...
Terrorist Attack in Nice, France - Truck Ploughs Through Crowd as They Enjoy Bastille Day Firework Celebrations
Nice - Terrified revellers screamed as a truck careered into a crowd of fireworks spectators in Nice, turning Bastille Day celebrations into a night of horror.
AFP correspondent Robert Holloway was among the crowds celebrating France's national day on Nice's Promenade des Anglais when the nightmare began.
He had to shield his face from flying debris...
Multi-vehicle crash on N12 Eastbound 0.5 km after Ramp to Voortrekker I/C M31
Multi-vehicle crash on N12 Eastbound 0.5 km after Ramp to Voortrekker I/C M31, 4 right lanes blocked. 5:46 AM Jul 15
At Least 18 Injured in Bus Collision in Lephalale, Limpopo
At least 18 people were left injured after a collision between a bus and a truck. The collision occurred last night on the Groblersbrug Road in Lephalale, Limpopo. Allegedly, the truck driver lost control of his vehicle and drifted into the oncoming lane heading towards the bus. The bus driver then apparently swerved out...
NEW POLOKWANE WATER RESTRICTIONS KICK-OFF
Polokwane- Suppliers of water in the City of Polokwane will be reduced as authorities attempt to reduce water consumption amid a drought that has seen the province’s dams drop to precariously low levels.
Polokwane Municipality has received a drought warning notification from Lepelle Northern Water about the raw water allocation from Flag Boshielo Dam...
EKURHULENI EXPANDS ON ITS METRO POLICE SERVICES
EKURHULENI EXPANDS ON ITS METRO POLICE SERVICES
Residents of Zonkizizwe and Thokoza will on Thursday, July 14 witness the opening of the state of the art Zonkizizwe and Thokoza precincts.
The two facilities to be unveiled by the Ekurhuleni executive Mayor Cllr Mondli Gungubele is amongst the 23 existing EMPD precincts that have been...
Le Tour De France – Stage 10
After a very deserved rest day, the riders started the tenth stage with a Cat1 climb to the top of Port d’Envalira where after it was mainly downhill to the finish, setting the scene for another close finish for the sprinters.
The stage over a distance of 197 kilometres from Escaldes-Engordany to Revel was...
21 DAYS TO GO – VOTING SEASON’S HERE!!
Only 21 Days to go for the 2016 Municipal Elections!!
Here's our fun fact: DID YOU KNOW: An average of 1 200 voters is registered at each voting station. In densely populated urban areas however as many as 8 500 people are registered at a single station.
If you are unsure of your registration status, please...
22 DAYS TO GO – VOTING SEASON’S HERE!!
Only 22 Days to go for the 2016 Municipal Elections!!
Voting will take place at 20 868 voting stations throughout the country.
If you are unsure of your registration status, please click the link below and find out. Remember: EVERY VOTE COUNTS, so have your say!
Wishing Peace, Love and Happiness,
the tame Times Team!!
Window washers Bruma attack a motorist! Stab him 3 times in the head
Have a look at what transpired with motorist who lost his temper with the infamous window washers at the traffic lights in Bruma. Do not support these guys even if they intimidate you. They throw soapy water on your vehicle despite you telling them not to and then began! Stay in gear! If you...
Young Woman Arrested For Faking Her Own Kidnapping - SAPS Issue A Statement
A young lady was arrested today for faking her own kidnapping. The young lady spend time with her boyfriend during the weekend while the Police were searching for her after her sister received a message from the her cellphone demanding ransom and she alerted the Police.
The Police spend the weekend investigating; only to...
Massive Drug Bust by K9 Unit in Boksburg
Yesterday, 10 July, Ekhurhuleni Central Cluster operation. Station Duty Officers, K 9 unit, PES members had a roadblock on the N17 highway from 10:00 to 12: 00. They found 20 000 Mandrax tablets in a vehicle, a charcoal Ford Fiesta, that was stop and searched. Two suspects were arrested. Suspects are two males, ages...
Le Tour De France - Stage 9
The most difficult stage of the 2016 Tour! The mountains in the Perynees provided the anticipated excitement and the yellow jersey needed to be alert at all times to counter the attacks on route to the top of the Andorre Arcalis. Unfortunately the mountains also proved too much for the injured Alberto Contador who...
Latest election polls show DA Winning Three Major SA metros
Weekly election polls run by Ipsos and eNCA show that the Democratic Alliance is in the lead across the three most hotly-contested metros ahead of the 2016 municipal elections.
The polls surveyed a demographically representative group of people made up of adults across all racial groups (majority black – 74%) between the ages of 18 and over...
EKURHULENI SCOOPS TWO SAPI AWARDS
The City of Ekurhuleni has won two coveted awards at the South Africa Planning Institute Planning (SAPI) Awards 2016 this week.
The City walked away with Best Mentorship Programme Awards for its role in mentoring students of the University of Venda and Best Municipal Plan for development of the city’s Spatial Development Framework.
The SAPI awards...
Did you witness R24 shooting incident?
A case of attempted murder and armed robbery has been opened following a shooting incident on the R24, near the Barbara Road off-ramp.
AN ACHIEVEMENT OF ROYAL PROPORTIONS
President High School Grade 11 and 12 Life Science teacher, Annalize Jacobs was awarded a Certificate of Achievement by His Royal Highness, Prince Edward.
ALBERTON VICTIM SUPPORT GAINS VOLENTEERS
The 17 new volunteers that joined the Alberton SAPS Victim Support Centre have completed their training, bringing the total to over 40 volunteers for the Alberton area.