Mossel Bay man gets 20 years for raping girl, 8

2016-05-26 19:33

A 63-year-old Mossel Bay man has been sentenced to 20 years behind bars for raping an 8-year-old girl, the NPA says.

Knysna cop shoots, kills man after being stabbed in head

2016-05-10 11:11

A police officer has shot and killed a man who stabbed him in the head with a screwdriver after he tried to break up a fight in Knysna, Western Cape police say.

'I didn't feel like I was in danger' from shark - Plett paddler

2016-04-22 14:17

A Plettenberg Bay man has recounted the moment a shark tore into his surf-ski, flinging him into the water, saying he was completely taken by surprise.

Driven in SA: Merc's stylish new C-Class Coupe

2016-04-21 09:55

Sleek design, loads of new features and agile on the road... Wheels24's Janine Van der Post drives Mercedes-Benz new C-Class Coupe in George. Is the new coupe as good as it looks?

Man killed in Knysna trench collapse

2016-03-29 15:53

A man has been killed and another injured after a trench they were working in collapsed in Knysna, paramedic services says.

Aviation buff may have found MH370 debris near Mossel Bay

2016-03-23 07:58

The Pretoria man who may have found debris from a Malaysian plane that vanished two years ago says he stumbled on the wreckage while taking a stroll on the beach at Mossel Bay.

Fraud, corruption uncovered in Oudtshoorn municipality probe - Bredell

2016-03-04 20:00

A forensic investigation into the Oudtshoorn municipality has uncovered 132 contraventions, the Western Cape local government, environmental affairs and development planning department says.

10-day-old infant snatched from Worcester Hospital

2016-02-26 17:04

A 10-day-old baby has been stolen from Worcester Hospital in the Western Cape, police say.

Selfless surfer saves drowning Garden Route tourist

2016-02-10 11:47

A surfer has been credited with the rescue of a German tourist who had been floundering for nearly an hour against strong rip currents while swimming at a Garden Route beach.

George's DA mayor accused of assaulting his wife

2016-02-04 13:09

DA mayor in the George Municipality, Charles Standers, has been accused of beating up his wife, police have confirmed.


Cape plane crash pilot named

2016-05-12 10:54

A pilot killed in a light aircraft crash near Mossel Bay had been an icon of the aviation industry, says a colleague.

SWD back in Stormers fold

2016-05-02 18:49

The Western Province Rugby Football Union has welcomed South Western Districts back into the Stormers fold.

Plett paddler in brush with shark

2016-04-22 13:27

A Plettenberg Bay man has had a brush with a shark which attacked his surf-ski near Robberg beach, causing it to sink, the NSRI says.

Hawks find R1m drug stash in car's chassis

2016-04-11 11:58

A Gauteng man will appear in court after members of the Hawks found Mandrax with an estimated street value of around R1m hidden under his car.

Plane makes emergency landing on Plett beach

2016-03-26 18:18

A Cessna light aircraft has made an emergency landing on the beach in Plettenberg Bay after it is believed it suffered engine failure.

Malaysia says possible MH370 debris found in SA

2016-03-22 14:25

Malaysia's transport minister says debris that might be part of a plane engine has been found near Mossel Bay and will be checked to see if it belongs to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

We drive Audi's new A4 sedan in SA

2016-03-01 13:46

'The ninth-generation A4 has lifted its game remarkably,' writes Sergio Davids who drives Audi's latest contender in the premium sedan market.

San descendants in trek for heritage

2016-02-18 08:14

A long walk to Cape Town to draw attention to the plight of the San people will begin in George this year as a lack of finances curtail the usual 1 000km long trek.

Sykes captains Kings against SWD

2016-02-05 07:40

Steven Sykes will captain the Southern Kings when they tackle the SWD Eagles in a pre-season friendly in George.

Suspend 'gentle and manly' Truman Prince from Safa – DA

2016-02-01 18:55

The DA has called for Beaufort West mayor Truman Prince to be suspended from the SA Football Association.

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