News Source: Automobile Association (AA) South African motorists can expect significant fuel price reductions to kick-off 2024 says the Automobile Association (AA). Commenting on unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund (CEF), the AA says both grades of petrol, diesel, and illuminating paraffin prices are showing substantial decreases that will ease the financial pressure on … Read more

Creative and other delights at Wakkerstroom Arts & Craft Fair 2023

Wakkerstroom – Bookings are now open for the annual Wakkerstroom Arts & Craft Fair (WACF), which will be held from 22 to 25 September in the villages of Wakkerstroom and Esizamelene in Mpumalanga. This year’s theme is “RE-IMAGINE”. The full programme and booking form are available at Being held over Heritage Weekend, the WACF is not … Read more

Veld fires

Click on the heading above to view the full article. Veld fires Wakkerstroom, Vrede and Charlestown roads. Local farmers, fire services and Watco emergency services attended scenes to conrain the fires. Thus far no reports of damage to property. Due to dry conditions, the public is urged to report and deter any fire lighting.

Local Farm Attack

Click on the heading above to view the full article. A farm invasion and attempted attack took place outside Volksrust in Mpumalanga near Wakkerstroom. two suspects were detained by sector 3 policing, Preuyt Securty and local farm watch. two further suspects escaped and are being tracked. The motive is suspected to be livestock theft and … Read more