[johannesburg] - Joburg building fire: 'The MEC must not lie,' Denosa charges

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (Denosa) has accused Gauteng MEC of Infrastructure Development Jacob Mamabolo of misleading the public about the Johannesburg building which caught fire on Wednesday, leading to the death of three firefighters.

It claims that the MEC had no intention of relocating officials from the …

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[johannesburg] - These are the 3 firefighters who died in Joburg blaze

The names of the three firefighters who lost their lives in a blaze at the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg have been released on Wednesday.

Johannesburg Public Safety MMC Michael Sun released the names at a media briefing outside the building on Thursday.

Twenty-eight-year-old Simphiwe Moropane is believed to …

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[johannesburg] - Golden Lions back Mahuza at fullback

Cape Town - Sylvian Mahuza has moved from wing to fullback in one of three changes to the Golden Lions’ starting side to face Free State at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 16:20.

Fullback Andries Coetzee has been rested, with Madosh Tambwe coming in at right wing.

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[johannesburg] - Fatal Johannesburg building fire reignites

A fire at a central Johannesburg building, which claimed the lives of three firefighters, has reignited, the city's emergency services said on Thursday morning.

"At this moment, the fire has reignited from the 23rd floor to the 16th floor," said spokesperson Nana Radebe.

"It's not flames, it's just smouldering."

Three …

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