George girl, 3, electrocuted by illegal connection

2019-10-19 10:45

A child has been electrocuted by an illegal connection in Dube Village, Thembalethu, according to a statement by the George Municipality.

Man to appear in court after Mossel Bay teen bludgeoned to death for Nikes

2019-10-09 17:36

A man, 24, is expected to appear in court after apparently being linked to the murder and robbery of 17-year-old Michaela Booysen in Mossel Bay, the police have confirmed.

Three pupils arrested for allegedly stabbing schoolmate to death at Mossel Bay school

2019-10-08 11:27

A 16-year-old Grade 10 pupil has allegedly been stabbed to death by three fellow pupils at the Hillcrest Secondary School in Mossel Bay.

Man charged with murder after skeletal remains of missing Plett teen found

2019-09-17 13:00

A man has been charged with the murder of a Plettenberg Bay teenager whose skeletal remains were found four months after she went missing.

Probe ordered into George Municipality over alleged fraud, corruption

2019-09-09 20:51

Western Cape Local Government MEC Anton Bredell says he hopes the investigation will be completed as soon as possible.

Mastermind behind robbery, hacking of elderly couple handed two life sentences

2019-08-27 11:31

A murderer who left his elderly victims for dead in their homes for four days before a friend found their bloody remains has been handed two life sentences for the gruesome killings.

George taxi owner shot dead in bakkie

2019-07-28 16:45

A taxi owner has been shot dead in his vehicle in Thembalethu, George, in the Southern Cape.

Hawks swoop on George Municipality again over alleged fraud, corruption

2019-07-10 15:16

The Hawks have swooped on the George Municipality this week as part of a search and seizure operation.

N2 in Plettenberg Bay remains closed after volatile night of protests

2019-07-04 11:23

The N2 in Plettenberg Bay has remained closed following a volatile night of protests, according to Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa.

Protests in Plettenberg Bay block N2

2019-07-03 08:48

The N2 in Plettenberg Bay remains closed following overnight protests.


Man, 21, in dock for murder after Mossel Bay teen killed for her Nike sneakers

2019-10-10 19:49

A 21-year-old man accused of robbing Mossel Bay teenager Michaela Booysen for her black Nike takkies and bludgeoning her to death with a pickaxe handle has appeared in the dock of the local magistrate’s court.

SANParks mourns staffer found dead a year after wife died in Southern Cape fires

2019-10-08 14:30

A SANParks chainsaw operator has been found dead at his home, almost a year after his wife died from burn wounds sustained in a devastating Southern Cape fire.

SAHRC intends approaching Equality Court over Bok Eben Etzebeth

2019-09-20 12:56

The South African Human Rights Commission intends approaching the Equality Court over allegations that Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth racially abused a man at a pub in Langebaan.

Cyclist's accident causes George dam construction site to shut down

2019-09-17 07:52

A cyclist's crash at the Garden Route dam wall construction site has the municipality urging bike fans to stop ignoring the barricades after work had to be stopped to get help for the rider.

Eben Etzebeth: Langebaan assault docket ready for NPA

2019-09-02 08:40

Should the allegations be true, Etzebeth will have to withdraw from the World Cup squad. And, if it turns out he lied about the events, he will never play for the Springboks again.

Brave Knysna woman saves family from being mugged on highway

2019-08-14 13:39

When a group of thugs attempted to mug a family on the N2 over the weekend, a woman bravely stood up to them and sent them packing.

George woman goes the extra mile to return lost wallet, after ignored by its owner at first

2019-07-27 18:00

A George municipality employee's husband, who tried to get the attention of a motorist who had dropped a wallet, was waved away and ignored, but that did not deter him from returning it to its rightful owner.

Shack fire, fatal bus accident plague Plettenberg Bay as violent protests continue

2019-07-05 08:28

Authorities have rushed to the scene of a fatal bus accident and have been asked to escort a fire truck responding to a shack fire as violent service delivery protests continue for a third day in Plettenberg Bay.

Plettenberg Bay municipal offices closed after protesters block N2

2019-07-03 14:17

Protests on the N2 in Plettenberg Bay have led to the closure of municipal administrative offices and an increased effort by law enforcement to get protest leaders and office bearers of Bitou to meet and resolve issues, the municipality says.

Pollution, bacteria testing taking place in Knysna Estuary

2019-05-21 13:21

Regular pollution and bacteria testing has revealed a concentrated presence of E. coli bacteria in the Knysna Estuary, a SANParks spokesperson says.

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