Town Watch – Community News

Eastern Cape

Grocott’s Mail:

Fort England, toxic union or bad management?

Re-opening creches in the Eastern Cape bring a crop of problems beyond social distancing:

Free State

Free State Sun:

The Premier is accused of wasting money on frivolous activities


Alberton Record:

A drive-by shooting at an Alberton shopping centre. Another mysterious murder.


Northern Natal News:

Water problems in Ladysmith


Letaba Herald:

The effects of the lockdown – our national macadamia crop is down 16%

Tragedy strikes the owner of rare white lions.


Witbank News:

A huge residential development unveiled in Tshwane.

Northern Cape

A virtual newspaper, Kathu Gazette, contains news about the arrest of corrupt councilors, donations from mines, celebration of heritage and private enterprise has taken over road repairs.

North West

Klerksdorp Record:

Brothels are closed after police raids.

Western Cape

The Southern Suburbs Tatler discusses the passing of a local community leader due to COVID-19, and the city’s readiness for earthquakes

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