Bertram Malgas

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Bertram Malgas is a multimedia journalist at Eyewitness News.

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Watch the space: How space weather impacts the 4th industrial revolution

The SANSA (South African National Space Agency) Space weather centre in Hermanus is the only space weather facility in Africa. SANSA staff monitor solar activities like sun flares and moving particles, which have a negative impact on communications and navigation systems on earth. These sun charges have the potential to trip electrical power grids, interrupt GPS systems and disrupt entire communication systems. Managing Director of SANSA Dr Lee-Anne McKinnell says better forecasting of atmospheric weather patterns will be key in mitigating vulnerabilities in the next revolution.

How R50 convinced female Boks captain Zintle Mpupha to join the game of rugby

Springbok Women’s Sevens captain, Zintle Mpupha chats to us about her road to Sevens Rugby. Click here to subscribe to Eyewitness news: Like and follow us on: AND Keep up to date with all your local and international news:   Produced by: Bertram Malgas and Cindy Archillies

CT NPO to feed 85 000 this Eid

Steam fills the air as 169 massive steel pots take to the boil. 300 volunteer are cooking meals to share with the less fortunate for Eid. Nakhlistan is a charity feeding scheme that has been running for 35 years. 85000 people across the Western Cape will enjoy an Akni dish this Eid.

Peace wall honours victims of CT gang-related crime

The Ocean View community has come together to create a peace wall dedicated to the many lives lost to gang violence in the area. The 50-metre wall is painted in bright colours and covered in hearts to honour the victims.

ON THE COUCH: SA's first female rugby referee Aimee Barrett-Theron

Top female referee Aimee Barrett-Theron broke new ground when she became the first woman to ref a Currie Cup game in 2018. Since then she has gone on to ref international games. With a record of firsts under her belt, Barrett-Theron makes it a point to mentor the new generation of female referees.