Massive fire engulfs Copenhagen's historic stock exchange
April 16 2024

Massive fire engulfs Copenhagen's historic stock exchange

On Tuesday, a massive fire severely damaged Copenhagen's historic Borsen, a 17th-century building formerly used as a stock exchange, resulting in the collapse of its iconic spire. The incident occurred while the building was under renovation, as witnessed by an AFP journalist.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Eskom is making efforts to restore electricity in Pretoria.
April 16 2024

Eskom is making efforts to restore electricity in Pretoria.

Eskom is addressing a significant power outage impacting over 90,000 customers across various Pretoria locales, according to spokesperson Daphne Mokwena. Currently, there is no estimated time for when power will be restored, but Mokwena confirms efforts are underway to reconnect most areas today.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Sydney church stabbing: Bishop assaulted during sermon
April 15 2024

Sydney church stabbing: Bishop assaulted during sermon

A bishop and several others were stabbed during a sermon at a Sydney church, which was being broadcast online, according to local reports. The attack occurred on Monday night in the suburb of Wakeley.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Taxi driver and passenger fatally shot in Ladysmith
April 15 2024

Taxi driver and passenger fatally shot in Ladysmith

Authorities are searching for the culprits responsible for the double homicide of a taxi driver and a passenger in Ladysmith. The male driver and his female passenger were killed on the N11 close to the Road Traffic Inspectorate offices on Saturday evening, an attack thought to be connected to ongoing taxi violence in the area.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
KZN disaster management alerts residents to potential floods and storms
April 15 2024

KZN disaster management alerts residents to potential floods and storms

Disaster management teams in KZN have been mobilized to the province's south-eastern regions in response to weather warnings of disruptive rain, floods, and storms. Weather warnings, including Level 2 and orange Level 5, have been issued for areas like Port Edward, Port Shepstone, Umkomaas, and Scottburgh. The provincial spokesperson for the Department of Cooperative Governance reported that some areas might see 24-hour rainfall exceeding 200 millimeters.

Y Yashmika Dukaran
Eskom outlines strategies for stable power supply through winter
April 12 2024

Eskom outlines strategies for stable power supply through winter

Eskom has credited its consistent power supply to the two-year generation turnaround plan it adopted last year, which has enabled it to avoid rolling blackouts for the past two weeks and keep them suspended for the foreseeable future.

Y Yashmika Dukaran