Monthly Archive: May, 2017

Second murder in Patensie today

A second murder  today has rocked the small town of Patensie in the Eastern Cape. Police this afternoon, 28 May, arrested a man suspected of murdering 30-year-old Lwando Swepu.   Swepu was found found… Continue reading

Murder and violence in Patensie township

Breaking News… A 20 year-old woman was stabbed to death in Patensie today, 28 May, and when the suspected murderer was arrested local community members torched his home and some furniture. Monique du… Continue reading

JBay garage robbed by armed men

 Four armed men, locked up staff at a garage in Jeffreys Bay last night, 28 May, and made off with cash and laptops. It is alleged the men, who had guns, ordered the… Continue reading

42 years in prison for electricity theft!!

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg this week sentenced four members of an electricity theft syndicate to a combined 42 years in prison. The men were found guilty on 16 452 counts… Continue reading

Man dies in car accident in St Francis Bay

A 29 year-old man, Jarred de Wit, died in a car accident in St Francis Drive at 1.20 am this morning, 24 May. It appears that he lost control of his VW Golf… Continue reading

Heroin, dagga, mandrax busts in JBay and Uitenhage

SAPS members arrested three suspects in Jeffreys Bay for allegedly dealing in  heroin, dagga and mandrax . Police seized drugs to the value of R4920  – 69 full mandrax tablets with a quarter… Continue reading

Intrepid explorers in the pristine Baviaans

The Baviaans  area of the Eastern Cape brought a true element of magic to this year’s Expedition Africa. This is according to Kinetic Events that said its tranquillity, rugged beauty, wildlife and 59km… Continue reading

An Expedition Africa team charged by a buffalo

Expedition Africa 2017 Team Skylotec Adventure was charged by buffalo yesterday, 15 May,  when passing through the ‘buffalo’ dark zone on the second leg of this event in the Eastern Cape.  Photo of… Continue reading

New global cyber attack – don’t open unknown email

South Africans have been warned not to open any unknown emails and to urgently update their security software following  the spread o Friday of a global cyber ransom attack . This  global cyber-attack… Continue reading

Man burns to death in his Hankey home

A 32 year-old man was burnt to death in his house in the informal settlement of Hankey in the Kouga municipal area,  at 3 am this morning, 14 May. Police are investigating  and… Continue reading