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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

Government won’t appeal court’s decision on nuclear

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi will not appeal a decision by the Western Cape High Court to set aside Inter-governmental Agreements (IGAs) on nuclear. “I have decided that I will not be appealing the… Continue reading

Five arrested for dagga in Thornhill roadblock

Five suspects were arrested for illegal dagga possession while traffic fines totalling R9250 were issued during a Thornhill SAPS multi-disciplinary roadblock on the N2 today, 12 May. During the roadblock 218 vehicles were… Continue reading

29 year-old found murdered in Jeffreys Bay

By Bev Mortimer The body of 29 year-old Zane Howard, was found with multiple head wounds yesterday morning by a community member in Jeffreys Bay. Three suspects were arrested this morning, 30 April,… Continue reading

14 year-old teen bitten by a shark at Plett

A 14 year-old Port Elizabeth was bitten by a shark while surfing at the popular Waves surf spot in Keurbooms, Plettenberg Bay beach today, 29 April. The teen, who has suffered bite marks… Continue reading

Men arrested for having a slaughtered R1000 pig

Alert police officials patrolling the R102 in Kouga  at 6 am this morning, 29 April, arrested three men (aged 22 – 28) in possession of the remains of a pig in Thornhill township.… Continue reading

EIA for Thyspunt likely release in next few months

Eskom is currently awaiting the outcome of the final Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regarding its nuclear plans from the Department of Environmental Affairs, according to  Loyiso Tyabashe, GM (acting): Nuclear New Build –… Continue reading

Humansdorp man arrested for alleged stolen goods

A 24 year-old man in Humansdorp was arrested today, 23 April, for possession of suspected stolen electrical equipment, valued at more than R20 000.  He was positively linked to two residential burglaries in… Continue reading

Nine year-old JBay child dies after drinking milkshake with sleeping tablets

An apparent  quarrel between a Jeffreys Bay mother and her boyfriend this week allegedly led to the death of the woman’s nine year-old daughter and to the mother allegedly taking sleeping tablets and… Continue reading

Sponsorship urgently needed for six year-old to attend Karate Nationals!!

By Bev Mortimer She is only six years-old but Keiria Jafta from Humansdorp has been chosen to participate in the Karate Nationals in Johannesburg from 15-17 June.   Her proud mother, Lauren Koerat,… Continue reading