Daily Archive: August 5, 2015

Linschoten yacht towed to shore by NSRI

Early this morning the NSRI Hout Bay towed the Linschoten yacht to shore after it suffered mechanical problems. Lyall Pringle, NSRI Hout Bay station commander, said at 5 am , 5 August,  the… Continue reading

Jaundiced Filipino cook evacuated from boat

A ship’s cook suffering from suspected yellow jaundice was evacuated by NSRI Port Elizabeth volunteers today, 5 August. The 45 year-old Filipino is chief cook on board the bulk carrier, Spring Hydrangea, which… Continue reading

Taxi drivers are clashing in Jeffreys Bay.

Rival  taxi gangs are  clashing in public in Jeffreys Bay Two incidents, one a week ago and one yesterday, 4 August, saw rival taxi drivers in angry confrontation. In the one incident a… Continue reading

50 school kids squashed into 15-seater taxi

Fifty school children were squashed into a taxi by a reckless driver who drove at high speed in Patensie in the Eastern Cape this morning 5 August.  The driver was pulled off the… Continue reading