Alexandra family now hopeful after creche teacher charged with attempted murder

The family of a two-year-old Alex burn victim on Thursday said they had renewed hope that justice would be served after the teacher accused of pouring boiling water over their son was now facing an attempted murder charge. The teacher – who has not yet pleaded – briefly appeared in the Alexandra Magistrates Court on […]

Alexandra creche teacher accused of burning toddler returns to court

It’s still not clear what steps will be taken, if any, against an Alexandra crèche where a two-year-old boy was severely burnt in a tub of boiling water. The toddler sustained extensive burns to his legs and buttocks in January and is still battling to walk. A teacher, who is currently out on bail, is […]

Suspected Alexandra cop killer hands himself over to police

Sergeant Moshela Mokgoba’s alleged killer has handed himself over to the Johannesburg Police Station. “The 52-year-old suspect sensed the net was closing in on him forcing him to hand himself over to police. “He will appear in court soon on charges of murder, attempted murder, robbery of a firearm, and discharging a firearm in a […]

Hijacker killed in shootout with cops in Alexandra and one suspect at large

Police in Johannesburg have killed an armed suspected carjacker after an early morning car chase and shootout in the streets of Alexandra on Tuesday morning. Police said they recovered an unlicensed firearm at the scene and a car which had been reported to be hijacked in Rooihuiskraal, near Centurion. During the pursuit for the hijackers, […]

Two dead including 1-year-old toddler, after Alexandra informal dwelling fire

Two people, including a one-year-old baby girl, on Saturday, were killed in an informal settlement fire in Alexandra. The circumstances surrounding the incident were still unclear and authorities urged residents to exercise extra caution during the cold snap hitting Gauteng. It is understood 20 structures were gutted in the blaze along 8th avenue. Joburg EMS […]

City Power cuts off illegal connections in Alexandra

It seems Dainfern is not alone in blowing up the electricity bill through illegal electricity connections. City Power is cutting illegal connections in Alexandra. Illegal connections in Johannesburg are costing the city R2-billion. As City Power cut all illegal connections in Alexandra, the electricians say there are known repeat offenders. City Power says they are […]

#HealthcareHeroes At Alexandra CHC, north of Johannesburg, Sister Molobane Molutsi makes sure patients adhere to social distancing regulations & wear a mask. #Covid19inSA

#HealthcareHeroes Your local healthcare facility has special #Covid19 precautionary measures in place, making it safe for you to visit. At Alexandra CHC, north of Johannesburg, Sister Molobane Molutsi makes sure patients adhere to social distancing regulations & wear a mask.  

#HealthHighlights Staff at the Alexandra CHC, north of Johannesburg, have been working hard to provide primary healthcare #Covid19inSA

#HealthHighlights Staff at the Alexandra CHC, north of Johannesburg, have been working hard to provide primary healthcare services to the community during #Covid19. Special measures are in place to ensure patients’ safety.