Today’s latest news and headlines, Sunday 15 May 2022

A lot can change overnight, but we’ll keep you in the know with the latest news stories and headlines in South Africa on Sunday 15 May 2022.

Eskom said load shedding would likely be repeated at the same time throughout the rest of the coming week. This comes after load shedding was once again implemented on Saturday.

Consumers have been urged to return Knorr Cup-a-Soup Lite Beef and Vegetables to the point of sale for a full refund. Unilever, the manufacturer of the product, said Knorr Cup-a-Soup Regular-Beef and Vegetable instant soup variant sachets were incorrectly packed into the Knorr Cup-a-Soup Lite Beef and Vegetable instant soup variant cartons.

The City of Tshwane is at risk of facing full-blown strike action from its workers. That’s according to the National Union of Metalworkers, which is demanding that workers receive a fair transport allowance. The union says divisions within the city and its transport departments are not adhering to the basic conditions of the employment act.

Meanwhile, an 82-year-old woman was caught with over 3kg of dagga strapped around her in Mpumalanga on Friday. The woman was allegedly trafficking the dagga.

And lastly, police said there is still no sign of 45-year-old Sylvia Wittal, mother of two, who was reported missing in December last year.

TODAY’S LATEST NEWS IN SOUTH AFRICA, Sunday May 15

Police: STILL no sign of missing Gqeberha mother [Update]

Police said the missing 45-year-old mother of two from Gqeberha is still missing. Her car was found abandoned at the beginning of the year.

According to police Sylvia Wittal has been missing since Thursday, 30 December 2021.

“It is alleged that the last contact with Sylvia was on 30 December 2021, when her ex-boyfriend, Kevin Crouse had a telephone conversation with her.

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More promises broken! Eskom implements Stage 2 load shedding AGAIN

It seems like we are in a permanent state of on and off Stage 2 at the moment. Once again, from 5 PM on Saturday to 10 PM, Eskom is implementing Stage 2 load shedding. On Friday, Eskom insisted that the likelihood of power cuts over the course of the weekend was very low. Surprise! Somehow, here we are again.

Eskom says load shedding will likely be repeated at the same time throughout the rest of the coming week.

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Knorr: Consumers urged to return Cup-a-Soup products – Here’s why

Consumers have been urged to return Knorr Cup-a-Soup Lite Beef and Vegetables to a point of sale for a full refund.

Unilever, the manufacturer of the product, said Knorr Cup-a-Soup Regular-Beef and Vegetable instant soup variant sachets were incorrectly packed into the Knorr Cup-a-Soup Lite Beef and Vegetable instant soup variant cartons.

Acting National Consumer Commissioner Thezi Mabuza said the supplier of the product informed the Commission of the precautionary recall of Knorr Cup-a-Soup Lite Beef and Vegetable.

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Disaster coming? City of Tshwane threatened with ‘full-blown strike’

The City of Tshwane is at risk of facing full-blown strike action from its workers. That’s according to the National Union of Metalworkers, who is demanding that workers receive a fair transport allowance. The union says divisions within the city and its transport departments are not adhering to the basic conditions of employment act.

Numsa workers driving for the Tshwane rapid bus system are demanding an increase on their R1100 transport allowance. The union says that figure has not been increased since 2014. At the same time, the union is demanding that the city provide transport for workers working late shifts.

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82-year-old Gogo caught with dagga strapped on her body in Mpumalanga

An 82-year-old woman was caught with over 3kg of dagga strapped around her in Mpumalanga on Friday.

The woman was allegedly trafficking the dagga.

Mpumalanga police spokesperson, Brigadier Selvy Mohlala police at Tonga were busy with their duties of patrolling on Thursday morning at Magudu in Nkomazi, near the borderline between Eswatini and SA, when they spotted a minibus with some commuters.

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