The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
The George municipality has closed all its beaches and public amenities in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has directed that an independent inquiry be undertaken into a plane crash that claimed the lives of three employees of the South African Civil Aviation Authority's flight inspection unit.
In a statement, the party's constituency head and MP for George, Geordin Hill-Lewis, said the action against the mayor came after the findings of a forensic investigation into allegations of fraud, corruption, maladministration and serious malpractice within the George Municipality.
Authorities have looked at various options to improve safety on the road to the Voëlklip look-out point, which several vehicles have plunged from. But they are against closing the road to the public.
Three people have died after a plane that took off from George Airport crashed into mountainous terrain near Mossel Bay, Western Cape emergency services have confirmed.
The DA intends to suspend its mayor in George after a forensic report highlighted two serious findings against him.
Gloria Matebe collected the wood to build her new home from a nearby dumpsite.
Etienne Scheepers has told Rapport that he believes someone else was involved in the deaths of his wife and two children.
Western Cape police have released the name of the 52-year-old woman whose red Chevrolet Spark had rolled down a cliff at Voëlklip in Herolds Bay on Tuesday evening.
Southern Cape police say the search for six-year-old Cozette Scheepers in Herolds Bay has been scaled back, according to Netwerk24.
A man's kindness has changed the attitude and prospects of a group of children who were causing trouble in the Garden Route town of Sedgefield.
An unidentified surfer has been praised for his bravery after he helped save a 21-year-old woman who had been swept away by rip current at Herolds Bay near George.
The husband of First Officer Tebogo Lekalakala - one of the pilots who died in a plane crash in George last month - has called on the government to set up an independent panel to investigate compliance within the flight inspection unit.
Three people who were killed in a plane crash have been identified as part of the South African Civil Aviation Authority's flight inspection unit, it has been revealed.
The DA has handed a forensic report implicating its mayor in George, Melvin Naik, in corruption over to the George police for investigation.
A free school bus service has hastily been provided for the children of Hillside in the Karoo town of Beaufort West after a protest by angry parents brought traffic to a standstill on the N1.
Eight suspects involved in an alleged plot to commit an armed robbery in the George area appear in the Thembalethu Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
A 61-year-old woman from Sweden has drowned in Oyster Bay near Mossel Bay in the southern Cape.
The body of a 52-old-woman has been recovered from the sea after another car plunged over a cliff at Voëlklip in Herolds Bay, police have confirmed.
Southern Cape police have confirmed that Heidi Scheepers and her 2-year-old son Hugo, who were recovered near Herolds Bay last week, died as a result of drowning.
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