Knysna fire victims seek damages after insurance shock

2017-09-18 19:01

Knysna residents whose homes were lost or damaged in devastating fires in June have turned to lawyers after finding out they were underinsured.

Guards save ‘dead’ man under Plettenberg Bay boardwalk

2017-08-19 07:27

A man who tried to find shelter from the cold and rain would have frozen to death, had it not been for observant security guards.

Deadly Knysna blazes not started deliberately - fire chief

2017-08-14 17:09

There is no evidence that the devastating fires in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay were set deliberately, Knysna Fire Chief Clinton Manual says.

Knysna fires report to be released

2017-08-14 12:29

The Knysna municipality will release a report on the fires that killed seven people and damaged or destroyed at least 1 000 homes in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.

Con couple falls from Lamborghini to Corsa Lite

2017-07-24 14:20

Justice might have prevailed after a court case of six years, but is still isn't going to bring back his more than R500 000, says Jurie Boshoff, one of 900 investors who lost a fortune in a Ponzi scheme.

George mayor asks for 7 days to respond to protesters

2017-07-12 19:10

Protesters in Thembalethu have dispersed after George Mayor Melvin Naik has asked for a week to respond to their service delivery and housing grievances.

80 firefighters monitor Knysna, Plett flare-ups

2017-07-07 13:00

Working on Fire says 80 firefighters have been deployed to monitor flare-ups around Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.

Mares replace nightmares: Knysna horse reunited with old friends

2017-06-29 13:31

Cody - the badly burnt horse that survived 16 days in the veld after the devastating Knysna fires, before walking home on his own along the N2 - has been reunited with two of his old friends.

Knysna residents, clean-up crews warned not to touch hazardous asbestos

2017-06-27 15:06

The Eden District Municipality has warned residents and crews cleaning up after the Knysna fires must not to touch or work with any asbestos they find, because it is a health hazard.

#KnysnaFires claim seventh life

2017-06-11 19:31

The death count of the Knysna fires now stands at seven following the death of a woman who succumbed to burn wounds on Saturday night, James-Brent Styan confirmed.


More arrests as George housing protest remains volatile

2017-09-13 11:22

Two more women have been arrested as disgruntled Thembalethu residents blocked streets after shacks were demolished in the area, Southern Cape police have announced.

Traumatic separation for owner and donkey-child after years of being together

2017-08-15 06:49

The special bond between Judith Hopley, 76, and her beloved 38-year-old donkey Genevieve has come a long way.

Devastating #KnysnaFires started by someone - AS IT HAPPENED

2017-08-14 13:39

Although the catastrophic fires that raged through Knysna was ignited by someone, there is no detail on whether the blaze was started deliberately, according to a report.

Knysna victim discovers life-changing note in donated jacket

2017-07-26 11:48

A hand-written note in a jacket pocket has changed the life of a victim of the Knysna fires.

Couple's evening of drugs and drinks ends tragically

2017-07-17 13:14

Freddie van Zyl woke up in a pool of blood in his home in Bredasdorp with a wound to his shoulder and his wife dead on the toilet.

Son discovers father's body, minus private parts

2017-07-09 22:19

The family of a Southern Cape dairy farmer were dealt a double shock when their loved one was not only found dead after a massive heart attack, but his half-blind and elderly dog also apparently ate his private parts.

Remains of 2 Knysna horses found, 2 still missing

2017-07-04 13:18

The remains of two of the five horses which were chased into a plantation during the recent devastating Knysna fires have been found.

Burnt Knysna horse walks home along N2

2017-06-28 09:26

A burnt horse that survived 16 days in the veld after devastating wildfires near Knysna has found his way back to the farm where he lives by walking along the N2.

Malawian gardener mourns death of sister, niece in Knysna fires

2017-06-21 09:30

During the last conversation Malumbo Manda had with his sister Enara the night before she sustained fatal burns during the Knysna fires, she told him she wanted to return home to Malawi at the end of the year.

Public urged to use vetted accounts as relief, donations pour in for #KnysnaFire victims

2017-06-11 16:19

As relief aid and donations pour into Knysna and surrounding areas that have been ravaged by major fires, the Knysna Municipality has asked the public to only send money to vetted bank account numbers.

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