UPDATE: Truman Prince in stable condition after heart attack

2019-01-11 15:08

Controversial Beaufort West deputy mayor Truman Prince was taken into hospital after suffering a heart attack on Friday.

PICS: George Municipality to euthanise beached whale 'if needs be'

2018-12-29 12:11

A humpback whale that washed out at Steps at Wilderness Beach is still alive, the George Municipality says.

Southern Cape fire claims another life

2018-12-03 18:47

While still reeling from the massive fire that broke out in the Southern Cape less than two months ago, South African National Parks has announced the death of the wife of one of the organisation's employees.

Taxify expands to the Garden Route - and now covers double the number of SA places compared to Uber

2018-11-20 16:59

South Africa is one of the Estonian company's largest markets.

Cooler temperatures bring hopes of end to devastating Southern Cape fires

2018-11-05 14:36

There is cautious optimism that cooler temperatures and some rain will help firefighters end the blazes ravaging the Southern Cape, which have resulted in hundreds of people being evacuated.

No end in sight for fires raging along Garden Route

2018-11-03 18:30

Precautionary evacuations are taking place in multiple areas as firefighters battle both the blaze and high temperatures.

WATCH: Farming community in George is a ghost town following a fire that claimed 8 lives

The farming community Farleigh in the Southern Cape is a ghost town following a fire that claimed eight lives on Tuesday. Watch.

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Tears, fear, loss and despondency of George fires – how a community came together

2018-10-31 13:05

“Every one working together in the community to help where they can, and their support and encouragement of the firefighters and relief volunteers gives me hope."

Death toll in Southern Cape fires rises to 8, as evacuations continue

2018-10-30 07:47

Police have confirmed that eight people have died in fires in the Southern Cape, as a change in weather could assist firefighters.

George wildfire death toll rises to 7 - pregnant woman, baby, toddlers among those killed

2018-10-29 20:34

The death toll in the wildfire in the Bosdorp community has risen to seven people.


Quick-thinking lifeguards save boy, 7, from drowning at George beach

2018-12-31 14:00

A Western Cape boy has been saved by rescue officials after he nearly drowned at Victoria Bay, according to the NSRI.

Five drownings on Christmas day

2018-12-26 09:45

Five people have drowned on Christmas Day in separate incidents across the country, the National Sea Rescue Institute has recorded.

Woman hitchhiking to Cape Town nabbed in cocaine bust

2018-11-21 12:18

A woman who is believed to have been hitchhiking to Cape Town was arrested after a police dog unit found her with 2kg of cocaine, Southern Cape police have said.

Garden Route 'mop-up operations' underway after devastating blaze

2018-11-08 19:13

Disaster management services in and around George are in the process of mopping up as devastating fires in the Southern Cape region subside.

OVERVIEW: Southern Cape fires bring tears, fear, loss, despondency but also hope

2018-11-03 19:20

Here is a wrap of News24's coverage on the widespread blazes in the Southern Cape that took a fiery toll on firefighters and uprooted communities.

'I was five minutes too late to help my family' - grieving father recalls Southern Cape blaze

2018-11-02 06:27

For the rest of his life Nataniel Oelf will probably remember the morning when he lost three of his daughters and three nieces in the horrific fire of Farleigh in the Southern Cape.

Fire claims 1847 toll house at Montagu Pass, but this is not the end of the road

2018-11-01 08:22

Two world wars, a hungry forest fire and the sneaky hands of vandals and thieves - this is what the old Toll House on the Montagu Pass has survived in its 171 years of existence.

Devastating Southern Cape fires mainly under control - police

2018-10-30 10:48

The Southern Cape fires that have devastated areas around George and Knysna have been largely contained, police say.

'I could feel the fire coming closer and closer', says George resident as firefighters aim to battle blaze throughout the night

2018-10-29 23:58

"I have never been so scared in my life," said a George resident about a raging blaze that firefighters will battle throughout the night.

Some evacuations in George as firefighters battle blaze, Outeniqua Pass closed

2018-10-29 12:50

Working on Fire, the Western Cape Disaster Management Centre and two municipalities are battling another raging blaze in the province.

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