It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach has been granted R50 000 bail during his first appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.
Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach is expected to apply for bail when he makes his first appearance in court on Thursday.
The arrest of former teacher, media executive and alleged sexual predator Willem Breytenbach was nearly a non-event as Breytenbach was nowhere to be found when police arrived at his mother's seaside home in Reebok, Mossel Bay.
The wind had picked up that morning, blowing ominously around the corners of what seemed to be an empty house. The curtains were drawn and there was no sounds or signs of movement coming from it. Breytenbach was gone, it seemed.
Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach - who has been accused of rape by Johannesburg-based copywriter Deon Wiggett - has been arrested in Hartenbos in the Southern Cape.
Six more young men have accused former media executive Willem Breytenbach of sexual grooming, harassment and assault during his time at Media24 and as a digital entrepreneur.
Allegations of sexual abuse and rape are piling up against Willem Breytenbach, a former teacher and media executive who has been implicated in My Only Story, a weekly podcast by Deon Wiggett which is co-published by News24.
The first reaction from many people to the Willem Breytenbach revelations and to other sexual predators who have not yet been exposed, is, "we always suspected something, but we didn't know it was this bad", writes Adriaan Basson.
After disappearing off the radar since the publication of a podcast implicating him as a sex offender, News24 has been pulling out all the stops to locate teacher-turned-journalist Willem Breytenbach.
Following an extensive search, News24 has found alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach at his mother's house in Reebok, a small beachside town close to Mossel Bay in the Southern Cape. Breytenbach answered the door in a black T-shirt and rugby shorts without his trademark glasses.
The alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach has arrived at the Cape Town Central police station on Tuesday evening. He will be held here until he appears in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Wednesday or Thursday.
Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach - who has been accused of rape by Johannesburg-based copywriter Deon Wiggett - has been arrested in Hartenbos in the Southern Cape and taken to a police station in Cape Town.
The alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach - who has been accused of rape by Johannesburg-based copywriter Deon Wiggett - was arrested at his psychologist's practice in Hartenbos, close to Mossel Bay, in the Southern Cape on Tuesday.
Three criminal cases and an enquiry case docket have been registered in relation to allegations of sexual abuse against former media executive Willem Breytenbach.
It is between these two places, Kroonstad and Three Anchor Bay, that Willem Breytenbach spent the prime of his adult life - what now appears to be an undeniable fact - as a sexual predator and got away with it. For 40 years.
In this much-anticipated finale of a series of podcasts co-published by News24, Deon Wiggett recounts a chilling story of how he and other boys were allegedly sexually molested more than 20 years ago by Willem Breytenbach, who used to be a teacher at a prestigious school and later became an executive at Media24.
Another man has accused Willem Breytenbach, a former Media24 magazine executive and teacher, of sexual abuse.
The former teacher and media executive at the centre of sexual abuse allegations tried to end his life with a cocktail of pills and booze, News24 has learnt.
Willem Breytenbach, a former teacher-turned-journalist who became an executive at Media24, is accused of raping a schoolboy more than 20 years ago.
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