18 months and five-year old boys perish in house fire following unattended candle

By Jonk wa Mashamba news@alexreporter.co.za In the early hours of this morning, the City of Joburg Emergency Management Services (EMS) responded to a structural fire at Doornkop, Soweto. On arrival, firefighters crew found that the family and community members had extingushed the bedroom that caught fire where the two bodies were discovered. According to Nana … Read more

Isaac rescued after spending four days on tree while escaping flooded river

By Jade Mthombeni news@alexreporter.co.za The Tzaneen SAPS, in conjunction with the South African National Defence Force, successfully rescued 54-year-old Isaac Rahlane in the Letaba River, where he was stuck for days. Sergeant Ramogondo sustained injuries whilst attempting to rescue Rahlane. Sergeant Maurice Nkhwashu said that the concerted effort and constant communication led the SANDF Airforce … Read more

COJ Speaker Cllr Makhubele lends helping hand to flood victims

By Staff Reporter news@alexreporter.co.za In the past week, there have been heavy rains that affected the residents of the City of Johannesburg and surrounding areas. This has resulted to many families in the informal settlements being displaced, homeless, and others left stranded. Among the affected areas is the South of Johannesburg. Cllr Colleen Makhubele commenting … Read more