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Eldo Glen resident arrested for attempted sale of alleged stolen vehicles.

  An Eldo Glen resident has been arrested after allegedly attempting to sell a stolen vehicle to an Eldo Glen businessman.  The suspect was arrested at his residence on Friday night by police officers stationed at Wonderboompoort SAPS.  According to report...

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FOOD HAMPERS DISTRIBUTED NORTH OF PRETORIA

  Hundreds of food hampers were distributed in the Bon Accord area, north of Pretoria today.  Volunteers from various NGOs visited four locations to distribute maize meal and food hampers. Meal SA, the Tshwane Muslim Community, Operation SA and SANZAF contributed.  “...

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Ensure your vehicles are locked before leaving your vehicle in the parking lot

STAY SAFE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN South African Police Service in Laudium under the leadership of the New Station Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Margaret Nkwane has urged the Community to continue working closely with police on fighting crime.  Motorists should ensure their vehicles are ...

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Cigarette bust in Erasmia

  A Foreign National has been arrested on Tuesday for contravening the National Disaster Act by allegedly trading in cigarettes. Police acted upon information received by an informer who pointed out a residential address in Erasmia. Upon arrival at the address, the suspect consented to...

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11 000 food hampers distributed in Itireleng, near Laudium Pretoria

  11 000 bags of maize meal, loaves of bread, food hampers, soap, sanitizer and masks were distributed to residents of the Iterileng informal settlement near Laudium in Pretoria today. Queues started forming from 4am and at times they stretched for some three kilometers. A local footba...

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Three Suspects arrested in Sunderland Ridge for illicit cigarette trade worth 4 million

  Three suspects were arrested for illicit cigarette trading and contravention of the National Disaster Management Act at a warehouse in Sunderland Ridge MEC for Community Safety Faith Mazibuko confirmed arrests and said police had confiscated 208 boxes of illicit cigarettes each containi...

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SHARE THE CARE EMPOWERING MEALSA REACHES OUT TO SPRUIT COMMUNITY

  THE community of Spruit near Laudium, Pretoria, has joined forces with the "Share the Care powering MealSA" campaign to provide urgent relief to vulnerable communities living in the surrounding areas of Mooiplaas, Spruit.  The project is a targeted collaboration with a nu...

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Lack of visible policing blamed for escalating crime in Laudium CBD

Laudium residents are being urged to remain vigilant in the Laudium CBD following numerous reports of vehicles being broken into and groceries and other contents being stolen.  In an incident outside FNB, a resident who had purchased a number of food hampers for needy families had her car ...

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Eldo Glen residents arrested for illegal dealing in cigarettes

  Two Eldo Glen residents have been arrested for dealing in cigarettes after they were found in possession of approximately eight cases of cigarettes containing fifty cartons each. Police also seized more than R 160 000 in cash. The estimated value of the confiscated cigarettes is approxi...

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8000 food hampers have been distributed to the Mooiplaas / Spruit informal settlements in Centurion

click on the image above and swipe to see more   8000 food hampers have been distributed to the Mooiplaas / Spruit informal settlements in Centurion - Thanks to donations from the Tshwane Muslim Community and the Sutherland Ridge / Ikon Park / Westhills business communities.  The Ga...

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Local volunteer assists during Freedom Day emergency childbirth

  Local Safe-T-Med Africa and Laudium Disaster Management volunteer, Vivek Bhima has been praised by members of the Erasmia community after assisting a local resident in labor. The Erasmia resident went into labor shortly after 14:00 on Monday afternoon. Assistance was requested from loca...

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Pretoria worshippers arrested for contravening lockdown regulations granted bail

Seventeen Muslim men were arrested in Pretoria West on Friday afternoon for contravening the regulations of the Disaster Management Act. National police spokesperson Brig Vishnu Naidoo said, “Members responded to a complaint they received and found a group of people converged in a buildin...

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POLICE MINISTER REITERATES CALL TO RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO DISCOURAGE GATHERINGS DURING THE LOCKDOWN FOLLOWING THE ARREST OF 17 CONGREGANTS IN PRETORIA WEST

  Police Minister, General Bheki Cele has reiterated government's call to leaders across various sectors of society, particularly religious leaders, towards ensuring a national, collective and sustained effort to combat and contain the spread of the corona virus. This comes after poli...

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POLICE MINISTER EXPRESSES REGRET AT THE BLASPHEMOUS REMARKS CAPTURED ON VIDEO DURING ARREST OF MUSLIM CONGREGANTS

  Police Minister, General Bheki Cele has taken note of a video clip circulating on social media, now confirmed by the SAPS as depicting the arrest of about 24 worshippers on Saturday 25 April 2020 in Masibekela in the Mbuzini area in Mpumalanga. The group was arrested for contravening the C...

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WE SALUTE ALL THOSE SERVING THE COMMUNITY, writes social activist Yusuf Abramjee

WE SALUTE ALL THOSE SERVING THE COMMUNITY   writes social activist Yusuf Abramjee for Laudium Today It’s heartening to see the community standing together during this emergency. The Covid-19 pandemic is serious.   Locally also, we have many unsung heroes and heroines.....

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Tanzanian National buried in Laudium - Death due to Covid-19

Tanzanian National buried in Laudium - Death due to Covid-19 52 year old Khorshed AbdulMajid Mulla from Tanzania was buried during the early hours of Tuesday 14 April 2020 at the Laudium Cemetry. Khorshed resided in Garsfontein and was hospitalized at the Netcare Pretoria East Hospital. He ...

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Tribute to the Late Dr Mahomed Moosa Kara

Tribute to Dr Mahomed Moosa Kara Mahomed. Mahomed, (aka) Mamadie, was the second youngest of 13 children. His father, Moosa Kara, came to SA from India, in the turn of the century as a child and settled in Marabastad. His dream was to get his younger children educated. Mahomed, a pupil of the Pre...

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White blocks residents appeal and beg authorities to assist as drug trade flourishes despite lockdown

  Several residents in White Blocks have poured their hearts out and are appealing to authorities to bring in the army to assist and clean the area of drug lords. The call for authorities to root out drug lords and bring an end to their reign of terror has been going on for years. Resid...

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Gift of the Givers' drive-thru Covid-19 testing facility coming to Laudium

  Gift of the Givers Dr Imtiaz Sooliman told Laudium Today that a testing station is coming to Laudium within the next few days. The testing facility will be stationed at the PMT Jummah Masjid parking lot on Jewel street. As a part of its intervention plan for Covid-19, Gift of th...

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LDM Volunteers Making a Difference

  Volunteers of Laudium Disaster Management have been deployed since Saturday by the City of Tshwane at the Caledonian Stadium in Pretoria to feed around 800 of Tshwane’s homeless and vulnerable for the next 10 days. City of Tshwane Head Administrator Mpho Nawa yesterday, thanked th...

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