Popular Topics
20°C / 22°C
  • Fri
  • 28°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 29°C
  • 16°C
  • Sun
  • 27°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Tue
  • 23°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 21°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 18°C
  • 15°C
  • Sat
  • 22°C
  • 15°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 24°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 23°C
  • 17°C
  • Wed
  • 25°C
  • 16°C
  • Fri
  • 32°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 30°C
  • 18°C
  • Sun
  • 29°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 26°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 23°C
  • 16°C
  • Fri
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 31°C
  • 18°C
  • Sun
  • 25°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 26°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 25°C
  • 15°C
  • Wed
  • 23°C
  • 15°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 21°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 18°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 18°C
  • Mon
  • 24°C
  • 19°C
  • Tue
  • 25°C
  • 20°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 20°C
  • Fri
  • 21°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 19°C
  • 16°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 22°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 22°C
  • 18°C
  • Wed
  • 22°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 19°C
  • 14°C
  • Sat
  • 26°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 32°C
  • 13°C
  • Mon
  • 31°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 30°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 33°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 18°C
  • 15°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 14°C
  • Sun
  • 27°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 25°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 23°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 26°C
  • 15°C
  • Fri
  • 33°C
  • 19°C
  • Sat
  • 34°C
  • 19°C
  • Sun
  • 31°C
  • 20°C
  • Mon
  • 26°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 34°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 33°C
  • 14°C
  • Sun
  • 33°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 29°C
  • 18°C
  • Tue
  • 28°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 29°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 34°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 28°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 22°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 24°C
  • 17°C
  • Wed
  • 19°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 20°C
  • 15°C
  • Sat
  • 19°C
  • 14°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 24°C
  • 15°C
  • Tue
  • 20°C
  • 15°C
  • Wed
  • 23°C
  • 15°C

Missing hiker found dead

Authorities have discovered the body of a hiker in Bainskloog Nature Reserve.

Authorities have discovered the body of a Botswana hiker that went missing over the weekend.

CAPE TOWN - The body of a man has been found in the Bainskloof Nature Reserve in Paarl.

It is understood the body belongs 28-year-old Botswana national Robert Barclay, who went missing while hiking with others at the weekend.

Metro emergency services rescuers have spent the past few days searching for him.

Emergency services spokesperson Keri Davids said the body was located in a gorge on the Wellington side of Bainskloof pass on Tuesday morning.

The man's mother Karen Barclay said, "He was amazing. He was a typical Scorpio and he was a very beautiful person. He understood me."

Comments

EWN welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

- Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
- Sexism
- Homophobia
- Religious intolerance
- Cyber bullying
- Hate speech
- Derogatory language
- Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the EWN community a safe and welcoming space for all.

EWN reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

EWN is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

comments powered by Disqus