Ladysmith Gazettes pick of the top 5 local and international news stories

first_imgWhen the earthquake hit, it sent panicked people running into the street, but many weren’t so lucky. The dust settled minutes later to reveal a landscape of flattened buildings and rubble in the heart of Mexico City.Read full story: Scramble for survivors as quake flattens Mexico City buildings – over 200 dead5. Maria lashes US Virgin Islands as Puerto Rico prepares for impactHurricane Maria slammed into the US Virgin Islands Tuesday, lashing the archipelago with rain as Puerto Rico braced for the Category Five storm’s expected landfall on Wednesday.Read full story: Maria lashes US Virgin Islands as Puerto Rico prepares for impactClick to receive news links via WhatsApp. Or  for the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there! 1. Police warn of fraud through fake tendersPolice in the province are investigating cases of fraud, committed by fraudsters with the same modus operandi, who are milking contractors through fake tenders.Read full story: Police warn of fraud through fake tenders2. Update: ANC members injured over the weekend in Ladysmith as KZN PEC leadership battle intensifiesAt least two people, possibly more, were injured in a meeting between ANC members on Sunday (September 17) at the Town Hall.Read full story: Update: ANC members injured over the weekend in Ladysmith as KZN PEC leadership battle intensifies3. Prominent businessmen speak to learners on Career DayA Career Day was held at Acaciavale Primary School (APS) and MC Varman Primary School on Wednesday morning last week.Read full story: Prominent businessmen speak to learners on Career Day4. Scramble for survivors as quake flattens Mexico City buildings – over 200 dead WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite last_img read more