George DA mayor jumps ship to ANC

39 minutes ago

George Mayor Charles Standers has resigned from his position with immediate effect, and has reportedly joined the ANC.

Retired Knysna couple live their dream in 'wooden palace'

2016-07-15 19:46

A retired couple from Hornlee in Knysna say money doesn't have to stand in the way of living in your dream home, no matter what your financial status.

Knysna's 'dirty secret' hidden from view

2016-07-14 10:32

Shackdwellers living in a Knysna township say they feel they are a dirty secret hidden from the visitors to the Garden Route town.

Big dreams for Oudtshoorn's would-be cricket stars

2016-07-13 17:57

They play cricket with self-made, taped-up cricket bats and a tennis ball. But the skill they show on their gravel patch field in Oudtshoorn could rival that of those privileged to play on lush green pitches.

'Forgotten' shackdwellers in their own 'republic'

2016-07-12 13:10

Forgotten is the word most shackdwellers living in Suiwerfontein, near George, use to describe their “republic”.

Cops hunt 'mastermind' behind Western Cape couple's brutal murder

2016-07-07 18:26

Police have identified a man they believe to be the mastermind behind the brutal murder of Tewie and Eurika Human in their Great Brak River home.

Sanco slams mob justice after two men set alight

2016-07-02 23:00

A mob justice incident in which two people were doused in petrol and set alight for apparently stealing a laptop in George has been condemned as a “barbaric and ghastly act” by the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco).

'Any of our children could have died in that cell'

2016-06-30 20:39

Mourners at a memorial service for a Beaufort West pupil killed in a police holding cell, on Thursday vowed to prevent such deaths in future.

Blue Bulls claim away victory at SWD

2016-06-25 07:12

The Blue Bulls had to fight hard for their 28-23 Currie Cup qualifier win over SWD on Friday night.

Suspect identified in Great Brak River double murder

2016-06-22 16:01

Police believe a couple who were murdered in their Great Brak River home knew their attacker, adding that the suspect had been identified.


George mayor resigns from DA

2016-07-27 14:37

George mayor Charles Standers has resigned from the DA, effective at the end of his term.

Knysna: from two tarred roads to bustling tourist town

2016-07-14 13:09

Gladys Corbett remembers moving to Knysna 66 years ago, when it was only a small dorp with two tarred roads - a far cry from the now bustling town which attracts thousands of tourists every year.

Bakenskraal's children dream of life away from the farmlands

2016-07-13 21:42

About 5km from Oudtshoorn, the small community of Bakenskraal is home to generations of farm workers and their children who long to find jobs and live out their dreams.

'All lies and empty promises' - Oudtshoorn resident

2016-07-13 10:04

A popular joke among Oudtshoorn ratepayers is that anyone found to be driving straight on the local roads will be arrested for drunken driving.

George a tale of two towns - mayoral candidate

2016-07-12 09:46

The reality of George is a tale of two towns – one side extremely rich and the other desperately poor, ANC mayoral candidate Piet van der Hoven believes.

Happy ending after whale is beached in Still Bay

2016-07-04 22:48

Responding teams and members of the public have helped a beached whale swim out to sea in Still Bay.

Plato condemns teen's Beaufort West cell death

2016-07-01 16:06

Western Cape Safety and Security MEC Dan Plato has condemned the death of a teenager in a Beaufort West police cell.

Concerns raised with DA over George leadership

2016-06-28 18:55

The Democratic Alliance's federal executive committee will soon deliberate on concerns raised about the leadership of the caucus in George.

Great White attacks fisherman near Cape Agulhas

2016-06-23 19:56

A shark, apparently a Great White, has attacked a spear fisherman near Cape Agulhas, the NSRI has confirmed.

Couple murdered in Great Brak River

2016-06-20 21:08

An elderly couple was murdered in their home near Mossel Bay at the weekend, Netwerk24 reported on Monday.

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