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  • South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Sunday 22 May 2022

    South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Sunday 22 May 2022

    A lot can change overnight, but we’ll keep you in the know with the latest news stories and headlines in South Africa on Sunday 22 May 2022.

    The eThekwini Municipality has warned residents to avoid at all costs the North Beach Road in Umdloti, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) as heavy rain is starting to wreak havoc in the province.

    The entrance into Umdloti is flooded and from videos shared online by the eThekwini Municipality, mudslides can be seen gushing through homes in the area.

    The South African Weather Service (SAWS) says over 200mm of rain have been recorded in KZN. A RED LEVEL 10 warning has been issued.

    Are you bored and not sure how to keep the family entertained in the cold weather this weekend?

    Snowfall was seen over the Cape provinces on Friday, and it is expected that the snowy conditions will spread to KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho on Saturday.

    The South African Police Service (SAPS) in the Eastern Cape is now prioritising an investigation into the suspected murder of Namhla Mtwa. SAPS spokesperson Tembinkosi Kinana says Mtwa was found dead inside her car in Mthatha back in April.

    In some good news, the City of Tshwane has managed to help strike a deal with workers on its rapid bus transport service. 

    Trade union Numsa was set to carry out a full-blown bus strike next week, bringing the Areyeng bus service to a complete standstill. 

    TODAY’S LATEST NEWS IN SOUTH AFRICA, Sunday 22 May

    WATCH: Mudslides gush through homes in Umdloti, KZN

    The eThekwini Municipality has warned residents to avoid at all cost the the North Beach Road in Umdloti, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) as heavy rain is starting to wreak havoc in the province.

    The entrance into Umdloti is flooded and from videos shared online by the eThekwini Municipality, mudslides can be seen gushing through homes in the area.

    It looks like residents in the suburb of Umdloti will have to evacuate their homes once again as torrential rains continue to pour in KZN.

    Click here to read more.

    BREAKING: KZN rain warning increased to RED LEVEL 10

    The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has increased its disruptive rain warning for KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) to level 10.

    Initially, there was a yellow level 4 rain warning which was also increased to an orange level 5. Switching from a yellow to an orange warning means that more damage to infrastructure is expected, and the potential for fatalities is rising but red is more dangerous.

    Click here to read more.

    Bored? Why not go hunt for SNOW – Here’s where to see snow in SA this weekend

    Are you bored and not sure how to keep the family entertained in the cold weather this weekend?

    Snowfall was seen over the Cape provinces on Friday, and it is expected that the snowy conditions will spread to KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho on Saturday.

    Photos shared by Afriski Lesotho on Saturday morning show that residents and visitors to the AfriSki lodge in the Lesotho mountains woke up to some beautiful scenes. The snow in the area is also expected to continue to fall throughout the rest of the day.

    Click here to read more.

    LOOK: EC woman’s death sparks outrage on Twitter, SAPS investigating

    The South African Police Service (SAPS) in the Eastern Cape is now prioritising an investigation into the suspected murder of Namhla Mtwa. SAPS spokesperson Tembinkosi Kinana says Mtwa was found dead inside her car in Mthatha back in April.

    “The 35-year-old deceased Namhla Mtwa, was allegedly shot and murdered inside her car by an unknown suspect while she was arriving in her Sidwadwa based home in Mthatha. She sustained gunshot wounds in her upper body and was declared dead at the scene,” Kinana said.

    Eastern Cape Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Mene appointed a senior manager to oversee Mtwa’s murder case. SAPS says there has since been regular engagement between the detective in charge of the matter and her family.

    Click here to read more.

    Panic over! Unions reach deal ahead of looming Tshwane bus strike

    The City of Tshwane has managed to help strike a deal with workers on its rapid bus transport service. Trade union Numsa was set to carry out a full-blown bus strike next week, bringing the Areyeng bus service to a complete standstill.

    Last week, Numsa marched to the City’s offices and demanded that it intervene in issues drivers and other workers were unhappy with.

    The union demanded that workers receive a fair transport allowance. It also claimed divisions within the city and its transport departments are not adhering to the basic conditions of the employment act.

    Click here to read more.

    LATEST NEWS: WEATHER FORECAST, Sunday 22 May

    Take a look at weather forecasts for all nine provinces here.

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    HOROSCOPE TODAY

    Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip, and lucky numbers for Sunday, 22 May

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