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Soweto child drowns at Joburg Water contractor site

Johannesburg Water says they have been saddened by the drowning of a 10-year child in Soweto. Tshepo Moloi drowned on Sunday at a Johannesburg Water’s contractor site in Mofolo. Joburg Water spokesperson Nombuso Shabalala says there is a pool of ground water at the shaft where Moloi drowned. Shabalala says a case has been opened at the Moroka police station.

“The MMC for Environment and Infrastructure Services, Councillor Jack Sekwaila and a Johannesburg Water team visited the incident site and the boy’s family home in Mofolo South this morning, 28 August. A case has been opened at Moroka police station and the Department of Employment and Labour is conducting an independent investigation.

An internal Johannesburg Water investigation is also currently under way to establish what led to this tragedy. The entity will fully cooperate with relevant authorities for any further probes.

Source: eNCA

In other news – Gigi Lamayne bags new deal

Gigi Lamayne was announced as the new ambassador for Africa’s division of AfroSlim International. The rapper says she is summer-ready as she testified to losing 11kg after consuming the brand’s product.

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What an honour to be working with one of Africas’ most suitable global phenoms. Let’s welcome @gigi_lamayne who is the newest face for Africas’ division of AfroSlim International,” the brand announced. Read more