Monthly Archive: February, 2016

NSRI Jeffreys Bay rescue two locals after boat capsizes 

Jeffreys Bay NSRI volunteers rescued two local men, one of whom was injured, from the surf line at Main Beach after their boat capsized on Monday evening at 5.31 pm. Rieghard Janse Van… Continue reading

Five-man cable theft syndicate sentenced to imprisonment

Cable theft syndicate leader, Americo Njango, and four others were sentenced in the High Court of South Africa, Circuit Court in Kroonstad yesterday, 22 February. The five were collectively sentenced to 140 years… Continue reading

At least one JBay person, two foreigners died in Thornhill crash

The three occupants of a Mazda car who died in the horrific car crash on the N2 in Thornhill yesterday, 20 February, are suspected to be all from Jeffreys Bay. In the Clio… Continue reading

Five die, one injured in Thornhill accident

Five people died and one was injured in a collision between two vehicles this morning on the N2 in Thornhill. The accident happened just before 11 am Lt Gerda Swart from the SAPS… Continue reading

Kouga firefighters nominated for Rotary Club award for bravery

By Bev Mortimer Kouga’s Fire Chief Dewald Barnard and his Team of Firefighters have been nominated for their bravery, their tireless efforts and their endurance in fighting the St Francis fires by the… Continue reading

Bill to alleviate plight of debtors on the cards

The South African  Cabinet has approved the amendment of a bill which seeks to alleviate the plight of debtors who find themselves on the receiving end of abuses in the debt-collecting system in… Continue reading

Body found in street after electrical storm in JBay

The SAPS Jeffreys Bay is  investigating an inquest after a 45-year-old man was found lying next to the road in St Francis Street, Jeffreys Bay, this morning. Reports on social media said the… Continue reading

Burglar makes off with valuables in Humansdorp

By Bev Mortimer A brazen burglar made off with several valuable items while the house occupants on Humansdorp were in the braai room woth friends last night, 17 February. A case of theft… Continue reading

Swiss tourist dies in Da Gama Road car crash

A tourist from Switzerland died when two cars crashed in Da Gama Road , Jeffreys Bay, on 12 February at 9.30 pm. The Jeffrey’s Bay police are investigating a case of culpable homicide,… Continue reading

Humansdorp man missing

Police in Humansdorp are searching for a 33-year-old man, Jonathan Laken, who was reported as missing on 27 January this year.  Laken is known by the nickname of ‘Banana’. He was last seen… Continue reading