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Road deaths on the rise

2014-12-22 23:39

The festive season continues to claim lives, with 25 deaths countrywide in just two days.

Six armed men kill Mossel Bay farmer

2014-12-18 14:41
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Police in Mossel Bay have appealed to residents to help with information that could lead to the arrest of six men who killed a farmer.

Madonsela finds manager guilty of maladministration

2014-12-12 19:31

George municipal manager Trevor Botha's appointment of the Touwsranten area co-ordinator is unlawful, according to findings released by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Boat capsizes in Wilderness

2014-12-06 14:50

A ski-boat has capsized at the Keimans River mouth near Wilderness, the National Sea Rescue Institute has reported.

2 x life for Beaufort West cop killer

2014-11-27 12:40

A man has been sentenced in the Western Cape High Court, sitting in Beaufort West, to two life sentences for murder.

Teens held for assaulting 82-year-old woman on farm

2014-11-09 20:41
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Two teenage boys have been arrested for allegedly breaking into a house on a farm near Herbertsdale, Western Cape police say.

SANPparks to check on Swartvlei

2014-10-29 18:08

SANParks will try to establish the source of E.coli at the Swartvlei estuary, the organisation says.

Western Cape to release monthly crime stats

2014-09-21 17:37

Crime statistics for the Western Cape will be released on a monthly basis, the province's community safety MEC Dan Plato says.

Woman finds body of her husband in river

2014-09-18 14:28

A woman has found her elderly husband dead in the Great Brak River, near George.

DA protesters accuse ANC of 'dirty tricks'

2014-09-15 20:45

The DA has marched to the Oudtshoorn Municipality in protest against alleged mismanagement of the area.

Negligence led to Knysna bus crash - court

2014-08-30 18:45

The Knysna Magistrate's Court has found that negligence contributed to a horror bus crash which killed 14 Rheenendal children three years ago, according to a report.

Tutu mourns anti-apartheid bishop

2014-08-18 15:52

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has described the late Bishop David Russell as an “outstanding” stalwart.”

Parties claim victory in by-elections

2014-08-14 12:03

The DA has claimed victory in by-elections across South Africa, while the ANC says it was grateful to win eight wards, including three previously held by other parties.

Police, IEC monitor Mossel Bay after protests

2014-08-13 10:09

Police and IEC officials are reportedly keeping a close eye on the situation in Kwa Noqaba, Mossel Bay, as a municipal by-election is held amid violent protests in the town.

Zuma must halt fracking in Karoo - TKAG, AfriForum

2014-07-22 12:49

President Jacob Zuma has been given 30 days to halt the issuing of exploration licences for fracking in the Karoo, the Treasure Karoo Action Group and AfriForum say.

Man in court for dragging dog behind car

2014-07-11 15:41

A man accused of dragging his dog behind his car has appeared in the Knysna Magistrate's Court.

Man appears for dragging dog behind car

2014-06-17 19:03

A Western Cape man who allegedly dragged his dog behind his car has appeared in the Knysna Magistrate's Court.

Rapist, killer asks for forgiveness

2014-05-30 18:17

A man who raped and killed a 9-year-old girl from Rheenendal in the Western Cape has asked his community to forgive him.

Army probing Oudtshoorn clash

2014-05-22 17:38

An alleged confrontation between police and the military in Oudtshoorn after soldiers were reportedly arrested is being looked into, the SA National Defence Force says.

Woman attacked with garden fork

2014-05-18 23:23

Western Cape police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked and injured an elderly woman with a garden fork in George.

Disabled man falls, dies in Cango Caves

2014-05-09 18:59

A disabled man died when he fell down stairs at the Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape.

Cape bus driver held after crash

2014-05-08 23:10

Western Cape police have arrested the driver of the bus involved in an accident between George and Oudtshoorn.

11 killed in horror W Cape bus crash

2014-05-08 09:26

Eleven people were killed in a bus crash on the N12 between George and Oudtshoorn on Thursday (May 8), reports Western Cape traffic authorities.

IEC ready for Western Cape special votes

2014-05-04 21:12

Western Cape election officials are set to visit 24 438 voters in their homes, retirement centres, hospitals and other places so they could cast their vote, the IEC says.

Teen stabbed after spat over bus seat

2014-04-17 16:31

A Western Cape school pupil has been fatally stabbed while travelling to school.

 

Soweto woman in court for 2kg of tik

2014-12-19 16:03

A Soweto woman allegedly caught with 2kg of tik while hitch-hiking to Cape Town has appeared in the Beaufort West Magistrate's Court.

Man drowns in Knysna Lagoon

2014-12-14 12:23

A man has drowned after his canoe capsized in the Knysna Lagoon, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

R1m counterfeit goods seized in George

2014-12-10 12:36

Police have seized counterfeit goods worth over R1m in George, police say, adding that the goods were seized at various shops.

Three held for perlemoen possession

2014-12-02 17:45

Three people have been appeared in the Ladismith Magistrate's Court for the alleged possession of perlemoen estimated to be worth around R331 000.

Man held for attempted murder

2014-11-22 18:09

A man has been arrested for attempted murder in Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape police say.

Three drown in George dam

2014-11-09 20:41

Three people, two of them children, have drowned in a dam in George, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Zuma raised 'disturbing questions'

2014-10-20 19:31
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President Jacob Zuma's reported comparison between the construction of George Airport and money spent on his Nkandla home raises "disturbing questions".

New low cost carrier ready to reward early-bird bookings

2014-09-19 09:27

FlySafair, set to take to the skies from 16 October, says its ticket pricing model is the lowest in South Africa.

Son appears for attacking mother

2014-09-17 18:12

A man who allegedly attacked his mother has appeared in the Hermanus Magistrate's Court.

Two boats collide in St Francis Bay

2014-09-15 13:38

Two boats have collided off St Francis Bay, in the Eastern Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Woman’s throat cut in Mossel Bay

2014-08-20 18:57

A man has been arrested after he allegedly cut a woman's throat in Great Brak River near Mossel Bay, Western Cape police have said.

Cape protesters stone motorists

2014-08-14 13:51
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Protesters in Kwanonqaba in Mossel Bay threw stones at motorists during a protest over electricity connections.

Municipality to re-connect illegal power - report

2014-08-14 05:00
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Mossel Bay municipality has agreed to re-connect illegal electricity in Kwanonqaba after three days of protests.

Man appears for Mossel Bay murder

2014-08-06 18:43

A man accused of killing a Mossel Bay resident has appeared in the local magistrate's court.

Knysna drug dealer gets four years

2014-07-14 20:55

The Knysna Magistrate's Court has sentenced a drug dealer to four years' imprisonment, police say.

Man in court for raping 86-year-old granny

2014-07-10 17:38

A man accused of raping an elderly woman has appeared in the George Magistrate's Court.

Dog dragged behind car as punishment - report

2014-06-17 10:23
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Knysna police are investigating a charge of animal cruelty after a man apparently dragged his dog behind his car as punishment for escaping from his property, according to reports.

Cape cop shoots wife, kills self

2014-05-22 20:36

A 33-year-old Western Cape police officer has shot and wounded his wife and then turned the gun on himself.

Man tortures 2-year-old

2014-05-19 05:30
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A man has been arrested in Beaufort-West after he allegedly tortured his girlfriend's 2-year-old son by burning his feet with boiling water and forcing the boy to eat his own faeces.

W Cape bus driver charged

2014-05-09 21:27

The driver of the bus involved in an accident between George and Oudtshoorn appeared in the Oudtshoorn Magistrate's Court on ten counts of culpable homicide.

11 killed in horror W Cape bus crash

2014-05-09 08:49

Eleven people were killed in a bus crash on the N12 between George and Oudtshoorn on Thursday (May 8).

Update: Horror bus crash kills 10 in WCape

2014-05-08 13:59

A bus was involved in a horrific crash killing 10 passengers, one of whom was three-years-old near Oudtshoorn, reports Western Cape transport MEC Robin Carlisle. The minister also reveals that the province saw 23 road deaths in the first week of May.

7 dead in W Cape bus accident

2014-05-08 08:25

Seven people have been killed in a bus accident between George and Oudtshoorn, Western Cape traffic authorities say.

Impala win Community Cup

2014-04-21 22:03

Rustenburg Impala have held their nerve in a tense Cell C Community Cup final to win the second edition of the Easter Playoffs.

Man killed while fleeing attacker

2014-04-15 16:23

A man has been killed while trying to run away from an alleged robber in Parkdene, George.

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