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17 injured in taxi and bakkie collision in Eikenhof

In the south of Johannesburg, 17 people have been hurt, four of them critically in an accident on the R554 in Eikenhof.

Paramedics were called to the scene on Wednesday morning and found a taxi had collided with a bakkie.

Two patients were stuck inside the bakkie while two others were trapped in the taxi.

They were freed and taken to hospitals for further treatment.

Police are investigating the accident.


In other news – No vaccine, no job – Muvhango actors given an ultimatum

Muvhango cast and crew have been given an ultimatum by the soapie creator Duma Ndlovu to vaccinate or lose their contracts. Ndlovu threw down the gauntlet to actors and technical staff during a meeting to discuss austerity measures to curb company costs in the new financial season and to minimize the spread of Covid-19.


The actors, who have been at home as the producers and the SABC were negotiating new contracts, will resume their shooting schedule next month. Learn More