South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 29 June 2022

We’ve got all the latest news stories and headlines in South Africa you really need to know on Wednesday 29 June.

Wife beater Jaco Swart has allegedly been missing since last week Monday when the news broke of the assault on him, leaving friends fearing for his life.

Stage 6 load shedding will be implemented on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has condemned the hijacking of its Head of Presidency, Vuyani Pambo. 

Pambo was allegedly hijacked by three armed men who demanded money outside his mother’s home on Monday night, 27 June. 

A KZN woman died after undergoing her third procedure for butt-lift implants. She died from acute respiratory failure from dangerous silicone injections.

And lastly, a light aircraft went down in Lower Crossroads, Cape Town, shortly before 18:00 on Tuesday evening. Both occupants were injured in the crash.

TODAY’S LATEST NEWS IN SOUTH AFRICA, Wednesday 29 June

Jaco Swart has allegedly ‘been missing for EIGHT days’ – and friends fear for his life

Jaco Swart has been missing for EIGHT days now, and friends fear the worst.  Jaco has not been seen or talked to since last week Monday when the news broke that he was assaulted by a group of unknown men in Gauteng. 

According to a concerned friend Jaco was shaken by the assault.  

“I have not spoken to Jaco since I saw him last week. He was battered and bruised after the assault.” 

Friend

Jaco has not yet opened a case of assault.

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Stage 6 load shedding will be implemented on Tuesday and Wednesday

Eskom announced that Stage 6 load shedding would be implemented at 16:00 on Tuesday afternoon, 28 June.

The power supplier said the Stage 6 power cuts would last until 22:00. Thereafter, Stage 4 load shedding would continue until midnight.

“Load shedding will then be reduced to Stage 2 until 5:00 on Wednesday morning,” said Eskom.

Stage 4 load shedding will resume at 5:00 on Wednesday before another bout of Stage 6 cuts from 16:00 to 22:00.

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‘No one is safe’: Top EFF official HIJACKED outside his mother’s home

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has condemned the hijacking of its Head of Presidency, Vuyani Pambo. 

Pambo was allegedly hijacked by three armed men who demanded money outside his mother’s home on Monday night 27 June. 

The EFF said the individuals were three well-built men with masks operated with precision and took Pambo’s vehicle in a quiet and unsuspecting neighbourhood. 

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KZN woman dies after BOTCHED butt implants in Los Angeles

A KZN woman died after undergoing her third procedure for butt-lift implants in Los Angeles.

The Daily Mail reported that Karissa Rajpaul, 26, received three separate operations and died immediately after the third procedure in October 2020.

She died from acute respiratory failure from dangerous silicone injections. Karissa, who is from Durban, moved to California for her work in the adult film industry.

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PICS AND VIDEO: Light aircraft crashes in Lower Crossroads, Cape Town

The City of Cape Town’s Emergency Services rushed to an open field in Lower Crossroads on Tuesday evening, 28 June, after an aircraft went down.

City of Cape MayCo Member for Safety and Security, Councillor JP Smith, said a light aircraft went down in the Luzuko area of Lower Crossroads shortly before 18:00 on Tuesday.

According to reports, both occupants of the aircraft were injured in the crash. “…all emergency services are en route. Further updates will follow,” said Smith.

The airplane. Photo:Supplied

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