Eduard De Kock
Overberg fire chief says signs suggests Botrivier fire was man-made
The fire started on the Groenlandberg mountain earlier this week and was fanned by overnight winds, damaging some farm properties on Saturday morning.
Firefighters hopeful on containing blaze near Botrivier
Overberg fire chief Reinhardt Geldenhuys says officials waterbombed the area on Friday afternoon.
Plato appeals for time to investigate Clifton 4th beach matter
During a visit to the beach on Friday, Plato told journalists he needs to conduct a thorough investigation into what happened on Clifton fourth.
ANC WC says supports planned sit-in at Clifton beach
The Western Cape African National Congress (ANC) is supporting the planned sit-in on the beach to protest action by a private security company.
One person arrested following CT airport shooting
The airport operations centre detected a group of people trying to snatch a passenger's bag, police and airport security were then deployed to the scene.
Only one third of Metrorail’s infrastructure intact in CT
Three train stations, Mbekweni in Paarl, Firgrove near Somerset West and Cape Town, were affected by fires on Friday.
[UPDATE] Huguenot Tunnel reopened after closure due to power failure
It's unclear what led to the power outage that left motorists searching for routes around the 3.9 kilometre structure.
N7 closed in both directions following fatal car accident
Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says three people lost their lives and another two sustained minor injuries.
SA’s top cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi has died
It’s understood UCT's dean of Health Sciences passed away in Cape Town on Friday, though the cause of death is not yet known.
Du Toitskloof Pass closed following fatal crash
It's understood that the incident took place on the Du Toitskloof pass shortly after midnight, when the driver of a heavy motor vehicle lost control of the vehicle.
CT man due in court over girlfriend’s murder
Unathi Sabsana was shot dead last month in New Crossroads.
Transport union threatens January strike amid wage dispute
The union wants a 12% hike for its members and has has slammed Transnet.
City of Cape Town praises ‘diligent’ water and sanitation workers
Engineers worked overnight this weekend to repair a bulk water pipe in Paarden Island. The city says these large-scale repairs are one way the municipality is trying to prevent further water losses.
Police monitoring EC taxi rank after violence that left officer injured
A fight broke out at the Border Cohana taxi rank on Saturday, when the Border Alliance and Uncedo Taxi Associations clashed.
EC police condemn murder of man accused of stealing livestock
The incident took place in the town of Bityi, near Mthatha on Friday.
EC police confiscate two taxis after violent route dispute
It's understood a row broke out in Mthatha on Saturday when the Uncedo Taxi Association interfered in the Border Alliance Taxi Association's operations at the local taxi rank.
Unathi Sabsana murder suspect hands himself over to police
Cape Town police say the man suspected of shooting dead his girlfriend in front of her parents has handed himself over to police.
Cape Town police launch investigation after deadly car chase
Cape Town police are investigating the circumstances behind a car chase which led to the death of three people.