Carnage near Alberton as runaway petrol tanker crashes into 45 cars

The N12 East has been blocked off at the Comaro Street offramp after a petrol tanker crashed into scores of vehicles in Alberton, south-east of Johannesburg.

Johannesburg metro police chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar said on Tuesday: “Motorists are advised to … Read the rest

Black riots in Protea, outside Randfontein

Violent service delivery protests erupted on Wednesday in the Protea area outside Randfontein, said police.

Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela described the scene as chaotic as hundreds of community members from the Waterworks informal settlement clashed with police.

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Protests errupt in Zuurbekom

zuurbekomProtests erupted in Zuurbekom, between Lenasia and Protea, in Johannesburg on Wednesday morning, said metro police.

Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said protesters were burning tyres and had obstructed Impala road and the N12.

“This will affect traffic going to and … Read the rest