A 13-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl were killed in a collision between a light motor vehicle and a bakkie.
A 50-year-old Mozambican man was arrested in Mpumalanga after heroin worth more than R55m was found stashed in his vehicle’s petrol tank.
A field ranger at the Kruger National Park was wounded after a shoot-out between him and three suspected poachers.
A police constable and three suspected robbers were killed in an early morning shoot-out on the highway between Gauteng and Mpumalanga.
A truck rolled down an embankment off the R536 saw 51 workers flung out of the truck after the driver lost control.
The Lily Mine in Mpumalanga where three mine workers remain trapped, has refuted media reports that its safety officer had committed suicide.
Vantage Goldfields has assured parliamentary officials that it would spare no effort in ensuring that its three trapped workers were rescued.
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says government is not funding a rescue operation for three miners trapped at Lily Mine.
Geological experts have advised Vantage Goldfields not to send people underground to attempt to rescue three trapped Lily Mine workers.