Woman raped on her way to report assault case at clinic in Mpumalanga | The Citizen

A woman allegedly turned away by police after attempting to report a case of assault became a victim of rape on her way to a clinic in eMbalenhle, Mpumalanga. Ridge Times reports the 36-year-old allegedly went to the eMbalenhle police station on Saturday night to report she had been assaulted. ‘Refusal’ to open a case … Read more

Level 2 warning: Severe thunderstorms, hail and heavy rain expected in Mpumalanga | The Citizen

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a yellow level 2 warning for severe thunderstorms with heavy downpours, a potential for large hail, damaging winds and excessive lightning along the escarpment of Mpumalanga, as well as the south-eastern parts of the Highveld, on Thursday. “Heavy downpours may lead to localised flooding of roads and … Read more

Mpumalanga woman shot dead, shops looted during violent electricity protest | The Citizen

A 50-year-old woman was shot dead in Vosman near Witbank (Emalahleni) during massive and violent electricity protests in the KwaGuqa Extension, Mpumalanga on Monday night. Protest over power outages Residents embarked on the unrest on Monday morning, barricading the N4 road near KG Mall with stones and burning tires because they have not had electricity … Read more

11 killed in Mpumalanga horror accidents   | The Citizen

Eleven people, including three children, have been killed and three others injured in just two horrific road accidents on Mpumalanga roads, on Sunday. In the first accident, five people were killed instantly when the Volkswagen Citi Golf hatchback vehicle they were driving overturned on the notorious R544 Road between Emalahleni and Verena. ALSO READ: One dead, … Read more

12 prisoners on the run in Mpumalanga after disarming police | The Citizen

Police are on high alert following the escape of 12 prisoners from Komatipoort police station holdings cells in Mpumalanga. This after they disarmed police officers in a scuffle on Saturday night. Task team investigating Two of the escapees, Reginaldo Fulaho, 27, and Narsisco Julius Mavalela, 27, were re-arrested hours later at the Libombo Boarder in … Read more

Heatwave to persist in Limpopo and Mpumalanga until Friday | The Citizen

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a warning of extremely high fire danger conditions in parts of the Northern Cape, Free State, North-West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga. The weather forecaster has also predicted a heat wave with persistently high temperatures in the Lowveld of Mpumalanga and Limpopo from this Wednesday (12 October 2022) until … Read more

Mpumalanga man AWOL after decomposed body found in ceiling | The Citizen

Mpumalanga police are looking for a man after they found a decomposed body in the ceiling of a house in the maize farming town of Balfour. Police believe that Thabo Silas Tsotetsi may have information that can assist in the investigation. Complaint of bad odour   The gruesome discovery was made on Tuesday, around 11am, … Read more

Gunmen open fire on Mpumalanga ward councillor’s house | The Citizen

An ANC ward councillor from eMbalenhle, Mpumalanga, survived gunmen firing a number of shots at his house on Tuesday night. Ward 4 councillor Simphiwe Sindelo arrived home from a meeting, parked his car and made his way into his home. More than 10 shots were fired at the driver’s seat of his car. Gunmen then … Read more