South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday, 10 June 2022

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday, 10 June 2022 Photo: Supplied/Stock/Canva/Twitter

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday, 10 June 2022

In the latest news in South Africa on Friday,10 June 2022, these are the roads, sites, and regions in SA that might be affected on Friday.

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday, 10 June 2022

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday, 10 June 2022 Photo: Supplied/Stock/Canva/Twitter

We’ve got the latest news stories and headlines in South Africa on Friday, 10 June.

An update from the National Institute For Communicable Diseases (NICD) has shown that the new number of cases has SPIKED. 

Police Minister Bheki Cele has issued a warning to any politically-connected grifters who are looking to plunder the KZN relief funds after a State of Disaster declaration freed up a ‘financial war-chest’ to help rebuild the weather-ravaged province. However, can our elected officials be trusted?

In some sad news about the floods, the body of a woman, employed as a domestic worker, who was trapped in her room since 12 April was retrieved by the Gift of the Givers’ team.

While we are on the subject of the KZN floods, an awkward moment was caught on air as BBC World News struggled to find South Africa on a map. 

Midway through a report on the devastating floods in Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa, the BBC World News team used a world map to show South Africa but instead showed the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). 

You are warned the following story is just horrific. An elderly couple, both in their seventies, were targeted during a heinous farm murder on Wednesday – and the barbarians behind this attack decided to TORCH the property with their victims still inside.


National Shutdown: Here’s every ‘vulnerable region’ identified for Friday, 10 June

With the looming threats of a National Shutdown on Friday, we take a look at which roads, sites, and regions in South Africa have been identified as vulnerable regions.

Reports claim that prominent unions and taxi associations would be joining the National Shutdown protest to bring the country to a halt. Despite none of these groups confirming their involvement, both SANTACO and the NTA have distanced themselves from the strike.

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Jaco Swart accused of beating another woman – just DAYS before he avoided jail

More accusations have been levelled against notorious GBV abuser Jaco Swart this week, after he allegedly committed ANOTHER assault against a woman in the Western Cape. The convicted wife-beater went viral this week, after footage of his attacks were shared online.

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Jaco Swart was accused of beating another woman. Photo:Twitter

Swart, who also refers to himself as ‘hooligan’, inexplicably avoided incarceration this week, after a court sentenced him to a three-year suspended prison term. 

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Shock as Joburg man SHOT DEAD during breakfast at Tasha’s

joe, this is a lot to process: A local businessman was shot multiple times on Thursday morning as he dined at the Tasha’s restaurant in Rosebank Mall, Johannesburg. It’s suspected that he was the victim of an ‘alleged hit-job’, leaving dozens of patrons horrified.

The execution itself is as brazen as it gets. It’s reported that two gunmen casually strolled into the restaurant, locating their target within a few moments. The victim had just placed an order for his food, before he was peppered by a hail of bullets.

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Watch: It’s been a while! EFF members EJECTED from Parliament

Death, taxes, and EFF members being physically ejected from Parliament: There was pandemonium during a sitting of the National Assembly in Cape Town this afternoon, after several Red Berets caused an almighty amount of disruption.

The disgruntled politicians weren’t ready to let Cyril Ramaphosa deliver his speech on the Presidency’s Budget Vote for 2022. Those present in the chambers routinely raised points or order, before hurling insults towards the head of state and interrupting others.

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ALSO READ:‘We won’t listen to a money launderer!’ – Ramaphosa confronted in Parliament

Extremely cold, wet conditions expected in Western and Northern Cape

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) says an intense cold front is expected to make landfall over the Western Cape by Sunday, 12 June 2022.

Strong interior winds are also expected over the Western Cape and Northern Cape, with heavy rainfall in south-western mountainous areas of the Western Cape. 

The weather service said very cold conditions are expected over the Western Cape and Namakwa District of the Northern Cape from Sunday into Wednesday. 

‘It will become south-easterly along the west coast in the evening. The expected UVB sunburn index is low.”


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