The MEC for Transport in KwaZulu-Natal, Mxolisi Kaunda, said taxi operations in Ladysmith would resume this week, after being shut down for the greater part of a month.
It is the proverbial case of panic stations in KwaZulu-Natal, as taxi violence has started to spiral out of control yet again.
Snake catcher Fanie Cillier yesterday caught a 4.3 metre long rock python in the Emcitsheni area of Ladysmith in KZN.
President Jacob Zuma visited founder and leader of the multi-Grammy Award winning group Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Ladysmith, Professor Joseph Shabalala in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.
Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the drugs, following a search of the property.
Police also found a large amount of cash, which they suspect was proceeds of crime.
ER24 paramedics, along with provincial services, arrived on scene and found the light motor vehicle lying on its roof off to the side of the road.
ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found a badly damaged vehicle pinned against a barrier on the side of the road.
The Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Mmamonnye Ngobeni welcomed the sentence handed down to the rapist. “We welcome the sentence and we hope that it will send a strong message to other would be rapists who target our vulnerable women and children,” she said.
Mbatha also opened fire on the victim’s friends.