Kouga a local disaster through fire devastation

Breaking… A local state of disaster for Kouga is to be declared a second time following fire devastation to communities and infrastructure over the past five days in the region. On 31 May… Continue reading

Thornhill couple die following a fire on their farm yesterday

A wife and her husband died yesterday , 10 June, following a fire on their Thornhill farm. They have been identified by the SAPS today as being Myrna van der Riet, 72, and… Continue reading

Half of Woodridge College buildings burnt

A fire fanned by strong winds led to the burning down of 50% of  the private school, Woodridge College, outside Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. This is according to a statement by… Continue reading

SAPS refutes stories of arson link to current fires

The South African Police Service refutes stories of arson as the cause of  this month’s fires in the Western and Eastern Cape. The police urge people to stop spreading fake news. The SAPS… Continue reading

Storms River man sent to prison for 10 years for murder

A dedicated policeman’s efforts to  solve a murder in 2015 paid off this week when a 48 year-old man from Storms River was given a prison sentence in the Humansdorp Magistrates court .… Continue reading

Four houses burnt in veld fire nerar Humansdorp

Four small houses have been burnt in a veld fire near Humansdorp earlier today. The veld fire broke  out at the Orange Grove farm behind Humansdorp. The fire has jumped across the R102… Continue reading

Big sea swells and gale force winds on Eastern and southern coasts

The  Eastern Cape Coast and Southern Cape coast can expect big sea swells up to 10 to 12 metres plus gale force winds caused by a cold front expected this coming week. The SA… Continue reading

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