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Western Cape man to appear in court for allegedly murdering girl, 5

2017-02-17 16:00

A Western Cape man is expected to appear at the George Magistrate's Court for the alleged murder of 5-year-old Natalie Baartman.

Ramaphosa on the campaign trail in George

2017-01-30 07:24

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is to hit the election campaign trail again, this time for by-elections to be held in George.

Lucky escape for passengers as bus catches fire

2017-01-07 10:30

Passengers travelling in a Translux bus have had a narrow escape after it caught fire and burnt out completely just outside George in the Western Cape.

Drunk Knysna motorist 5 times over legal limit

2017-01-01 14:38

Western Cape traffic authorities say six people have been killed in car crashes in the run-up to New Year, and 12 have been arrested for drunken driving.

5 in court for alleged fraud syndicate targeting pension payouts

2016-12-24 09:16

Five suspects who allegedly targeted and withdrew cash from bank accounts of recipients of provident and pension fund pay-outs have appeared in the George Magistrate’s Court.

Level 2 water restrictions for Knysna municipality

2016-12-21 18:26

The Knysna Municipality in the Western Cape has enforced level 2 water restrictions with immediate effect.

The many addresses of Plett 'conman'

2016-12-06 10:54

A hair salon, a toy shop and a school are some of the business addresses an alleged conman gave matrics who had paid him for holiday accommodation in Plettenberg Bay.

Toyota spruces up its Hilux bakkie, Fortuner SUV in SA

2016-11-21 08:28

Wheels24's Charlen Raymond drives Toyota's bolstered Hilux and Fortuner range in Knysna. The updated versions are part of an annual roll-out of spruced bakkies and SUVs.

Police divers continue search for missing trainee officer

2016-10-02 16:24

A police trainee officer who was swept off the rocks at the Oubaai Golf Resort near Herolds Bay is presumed to have drowned.

George bus operator seeks temp drivers as strike continues

2016-09-10 17:49

A limited service is available to Go George bus service users as an illegal strike by bus drivers continues, the Garden Route town's municipality says.

 

Girl, 5, found raped, strangled near George

2017-02-16 18:50

The body of a 5-year-old girl who was raped and possibly strangled to death has been found in Pacaltsdorp near George.

Being deputy president no shortcut to the presidency - Mantashe

2017-01-15 21:19

Being deputy president of the ANC is not a "shortcut" to the presidency, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe at the party's birthday rally in George.

Witness describes freak accident that claimed CT surgeon's life

2017-01-01 19:12

The owner of a Hermanus lodge has told how he saw the drama in which a Cape Town specialist died when the mast of his sailing boat hit a power line, unfold.

2 suspected drug dealers nabbed for Mandrax worth over R4m

2016-12-29 13:46

Two suspected drug dealers have been arrested in the Southern Cape after they were found with more than R4m worth of Mandrax tablets, the Hawks say.

Here's 6 of the best SA roads, spots we drove in 2016

2016-12-22 07:26

Here at Wheels24 we get to drive some pretty amazing roads in South Africa. The team shares some of their best spots and roads for the year.

Plett Rage: 'We are not running a missionary station here'

2016-12-07 11:17

The manager of Plett Rage has defended the festival, saying it's a rite of passage to adulthood for matrics, and they can party in a controlled environment.

Speedsters, drunken drivers nabbed in Western Cape

2016-11-27 20:30

A Mossel Bay motorist, doing 162km/h in a 120 zone, topped the clocks of the fast and the furious nabbed by traffic officials in the Western Cape over the weekend.

SA basks in continent's first solar-powered airport

2016-10-09 17:05

At first glance there's nothing out of the ordinary about the regional airport in George - but, in fact, the small site is Africa's first "green" airport to be powered by the sun.

Forensic expert to probe house fire that killed DA councillor

2016-09-25 22:06

An investigation is under way into a fire that killed DA councillor Lulamile Xesi in his house in George on Sunday morning.

Cops suspect mom lied about killing son to cover for loved one

2016-09-07 12:05

Police believe that a mother, who claimed to have stabbed her son during a fight after he stole from her, may have lied about the murder to cover for a loved one.

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