Efforts to recover three mineworkers trapped underground at a Mpumalanga mine for more than a month could take as long as six months.
Staff and guests at the Kruger National Park woke up to the welcome sound of rain yesterday for the first time this year.
The southern part of the Kruger National Park has become flooded after heavy rains in the area, prompting authorities to close some roads.
A 13-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl were killed in a collision between a light motor vehicle and a bakkie.
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.