#SirLowrysPassFire: 12 ways to be safe on our roads

2017-11-07 15:12

A huge blaze is affecting visibility along Sir Lowry's Pass and the N2 in the Western Cape, causing road closures and damage to property. Here's how to handle fires along our roads.

Knysna fires, Cape storm devastating to insurance sector - Santam

2017-08-31 19:39

With damage of close to R3bn, the Knysna fires and Cape storm earlier this year have probably been the worst disasters ever to hit South Africa’s insurance industry, says Santam.

R250k put aside for Knysna’s destroyed beehives

2017-06-16 07:01

Knysna's bees have not been forgotten as R250 000 is put aside to help them survive after the fire, the Gift of the Givers said on Thursday.

Knysna family finds hope in the ashes

2017-06-14 12:00

Buried in the wreckage of the devastating Knysna fires, one family has found some hope in their gutted home.

Extra Classics is Groot concert organised in aid of Knysna

2017-06-13 14:26

An extra Classics is Groot concert will be held in aid of those affected by the devastating fires in Knysna.

#KnysnaFires: Motorists film fires along the N2

2017-06-12 09:48

Heavy smoke on the road, huge flames... a video shows the affect of the devastating blaze on motorists travelling along the N2 from Knysna to Sedgefield.

Western Cape natural disaster death toll rises to 11

2017-06-11 13:46

The death count from natural disasters in the Western Cape has risen to 11 over the weekend, following the death of a 63-year-old man in Concordia outside Knysna.

Engen lends support to Knynsa and Plett fire-fighters

2017-06-09 14:21

In response to the devastation caused by fires in and around Knysna and Plettenburg Bay, Engen has joined hands with the community and hundreds of volunteers. Here's how you can help...

Devastation and then a miracle - #Knysna fires

2017-06-09 14:00

Scores of people living in an informal settlement in Knysna have been left homeless after a fire.

Concerns over missing loved ones as 4 000 still displaced in Knysna

2017-06-09 12:35

Knysna relief workers are helping to trace people who are unaccounted for, after raging fires forced a mass evacuation of the town, the Gift of the Givers has said.


More bakkies, SUVs for SA: Toyota adds new Hilux, Fortuner models

2017-10-27 09:33

Toyota expands its best-selling Hilux bakkie and Fortuner SUV ranges in South Africa. We have details, prices and gallery of the new models.

Firefighters still trying to extinguish last of Garden Route blaze

2017-06-20 16:27

Firefighters hope to extinguish the last of the smouldering fires between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, ahead of stronger south-westerly winds.

Zuma to visit Knysna after devastating fires

2017-06-15 10:18

President Jacob Zuma is set to visit the fire-ravaged garden route towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.

Zille, provincial cabinet in Knysna to assess fire damage

2017-06-14 05:19

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will chair a provincial cabinet meeting in Knysna to assess the damage caused by infernos.

Cost of Cape storm, Knysna fires likely billions more than R4bn - chamber

2017-06-12 22:03

The costs of last week’s huge storm in the Cape and devastating fires in the Knysna area are estimated to be between R3bn and R4bn, but it will likely be billions more, warns a business chamber.

'We got to buck up and carry on' - Knysna resident

2017-06-11 18:44

Losing your home in the Knysna fire is not a reason to grow negative, local resident Rob Joubert believes.

Donations flood in for #Knysna fire relief

2017-06-09 17:04

Since the start of the Knysna fires, help in all forms, shapes and sizes has flooded in, from people donating clothes, blankets, bottled water, time and skills, as well as monetary donations.

Plett firefighter who died tried to outrun blaze

2017-06-09 14:00

A volunteer firefighter has died in George after sustaining injuries while helping to put out wildfires in Plettenberg Bay.

#KnysnaFires: Community members lend a helping hand

Gift of the Givers and volunteers set up camp near the affected areas on Friday to help those displaced by the fire.

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'The clothes on our bodies are the only thing we own' – Knysna resident

2017-06-09 11:49

The "perfect storm" has hit the Eden district, an official with the Western Cape municipality has said.

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