People's Post


Read the latest edition and browse back issues in full PDF


Get in touch with People's Post

Dogs make life normal, better

2015-08-04 06:01

For the past 65 years the SA Guide-dogs Association for the Blind has been helping blind people be independent and live normal lives.

First eyes on the roads

2015-08-04 06:01

Doing their work is “an adrenalin rush”. This is a sentiment shared between two controllers, one a radio controller provided for by ADT and the other a camera controller paid for by Verifier from...

School’s out for Kay Pillay

2015-08-04 06:00

Thirty-seven years. An entire career. This was Kay Pillay’s tenure at Rylands High School. The school principal bowed out of his post (occupied since 1999) last week amidst high emotion. At 62, still...

No adults allowed?

2015-08-04 06:00

The use of a public facility in Sheraton Park has left some residents and the women who run the crèche in the recreational facility divided.

Police running on empty

2015-08-04 06:01

A lack of officers at the Sea Point police station has seen the precinct only able to run one vehicle on some days.

Tracker gets kids to school safely

2015-08-04 06:00

School transport has always been in the spotlight as the safety of children is in question.

Highway of hell can be heavenly

2015-08-04 06:01

Every time one reads or hears the media the infamous R300 highway makes headlines. The headlines tell us that another motorist or law enforcement official was attacked there. We are told that highway...

Glamour in Obs to help kids

2015-08-04 06:00

Beauty pageant contestants from various townships came together to show off glitz and glamour to help raise funds for a non-profit organisation which feeds disadvantaged children.

Fest brings unique works to stage

2015-08-04 06:00

Artscape’s stages will be full of though-provoking productions during the Artscape Women’s Humanity Arts Festival from Thursday.

Optimist hits the high sea for kids

2015-08-04 06:00

A person who thinks the best possible thing will happen, and hopes for it even if it’s not likely.

75 years of schooling

2015-08-04 06:01

Former pupils, teachers and parents of Rosmead Central Primary School are invited to come celebrate 75 years of the school’s existence. Former pupils, teachers and parents of Rosmead Central Primary...

Kids inspire tourist to give back

2015-08-04 06:01

A charity from the United States and Habitat for Humanity donated resources and musical instruments to children in Pelican Park on Monday last week. Kids Kare 4 Cape Town is a US-based organisation...

Boy killed by Zip gun

2015-08-04 06:00

Police are still investigating the tragic death of a 12-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Tafelsig last week. According to police spokesperson Constable Zandile Marashula, police were called to...


Crèche for 120 children coming

2015-08-04 06:00

A partnership between the council and community organisations has resulted in the creation of an early childhood development centre in Masiphumelele. The crèche will have a local business owner...

Family joy for land

2015-08-04 06:00

A family from Lotus River is overjoyed after getting back the land they lost during apartheid. The Davids family, who were relocated right across the road from the land, says they are overjoyed to...

Doing it for themselves

2015-08-04 06:01

The school is next in line for a R1m revamp project. But even so they are taking steps to make a difference on their own terms. With passionate staff members and innovative ideas, Duneside Primary...

Writing’s on the cake

2015-08-04 06:01

Graffiti is a worldwide problem and many who do it go unpunished. So the community in Observatory and Salt River is glad that a group of teenagers who painted graffiti on a wall last week were caught...

Rage against rubble

2015-08-04 06:01

A group of elderly people in Mentz Court, Hanover Park says they are upset by a pile of rubble left behind after contractors completed renovation work at the block of flats. The group of residents...

Ten illegal drag racers arrested

2015-08-04 06:00

Ten illegal drag racers were among the 54 suspects arrested on the city’s roads this past weekend.

Prison was an opportunity for him

2015-08-04 06:00

Spending five years in prison for fraud was a turning point for Stanton Hermanus (37) and he is now determined to change his life for the better.

Be part of Cape Town Carnival

2015-08-04 06:00

The Bridgetown Theatre Company (BTC) is calling on the community to participate in its performance at next year’s Cape Town Carnival.

Two murders on Atlantic Seaboard

2015-08-04 06:00

The police are investigating two separate murders in the Atlantic Seaboard, after a tourist was killed in Camps Bay and a local hairdresser was murdered in Green Point. The body of an American woman...

White house falls

2015-08-04 06:00

The “notorious” white house in Hout Bay has fallen. The “notorious” white house in Hout Bay has fallen. The dilapidated building on the corner of Main and OR Tambo roads had been described as a crime...

Police get 3 guns

2015-08-04 06:01

The Mitchell’s Plain police have arrested several people during crime prevention operations in the past week. Three firearms were also confiscated during these operations. The positive relationship...

Fitting tribute for surfer at beach

2015-08-04 06:00

He had been a well-known surfer, spending most of his days at the beach, but on Friday 3 July his body was found between the dunes. Sedick Isaacs, affectionately known as “Dogg”, was found brutally...


Think before you speak is the motto for today. There is a strong impulsive and reactive energy that flavours the day and more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.