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Water Supply Will Gradually Return To Normal As Pipe Is Repaired

The area has been without water since the weekend due to a major burst pipe at Fountains.

The MMC for Utility Services, Abel Tau, said engineers from the water and sanitation department had managed to conclude repairs, enabling the City to pump water from the Salvokop reservoir into the system …

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Summit Highlights Need For Children To Grow Up In Family Homes

This was the message yesterday during the third and final day of a summit of One Child One Family: Hope and Homes for Children South Africa.

The event focused on children placed at care centres in Gauteng and was themed “Let us all protect children to move South Africa forward …

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Tshwane Team To Face Grilling In Parliament Over Water

The meeting is to take place in the wake of the visit by portfolio committee members and the Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation David Mahlobo to Rooiwal wastewater treatment plant last week.

Tau and DA provincial leader John Moodey yesterday went to the plant to inspect the work done …

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Concerns Over Health Risks At Grootvlei North Of Pretoria

Alarm bells rang when a big cloud of smoke hovered over the area for days from Saturday morning until Monday, causing panic among residents.

Residents said the facility should be situated in an industrial area and a residential and agricultural one.

A resident of the area for 30 years said …

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Long-Serving Sandf Soldiers Honoured

The Adjutant-General of the SANDF, Eric Mnisi, conferred various service medals on 33 deserving members of the division during a parade held at the Pretoria Military Sport Ground in Thaba Tshwane.

Of the group, 12 recipients were awarded 20 years good service medals, while eight received theirs for 10 years …

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New Caterer For Medical University Cafeteria After Student'S Death

The facility was temporarily closed following the death of a student due to suspected food poisoning.

The new service provider started trading yesterday and will continue until further notice.

Hunadi Magongoa, 20, died in hospital from suspected food poisoning on Sunday.

She had eaten food from the cafeteria last Friday …

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Law Agencies Keep Streets Safe With 500 Arrests

This comes against the backdrop of volatility in the city following protest action after taxi drivers said there were drug dealers they were going to deal with decisively.

Taxi operators took to the streets after one of their own, Jabu Baloyi, was shot dead after accosting an alleged drug dealer …

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