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

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