January 1, 2023

Final Goodbye: Recalling Influential People Who Died in 2022

Photo collage above: Top row, from left, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, singer Ronnie Spector, actor Sidney Poitier, Queen Elizabeth, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev. Bottom row, from left, actress Angela Lansbury, singer Jerry Lee Lewis, Pakistani doctor who championed women’s health

World Welcomes 2023, Leaves Stormy Year Behind

The world welcomed the new year with a packed party in Times Square and fireworks soaring above European capitals, while hoping for an end to the war in Ukraine and a return to post-COVID normality in Asia. It was a year marked by the conflict in Ukraine, economic stresses and

Partial closure of two coastal areas until further notice

As a precautionary measure, visitors are advised that a section of Strand Beach on the False Bay coastline, as well as Small Bay in Blaauwberg are temporarily closed to the public from today, Sunday 1 January 2023, until further notice. The temporary closures are due to sewage spills in the

Pearston man nabbed for murder

A 26-year-old Pearston man will appear in the Somerset East Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 4 January 2023 for the alleged murder of a 20-year-old man during the early hours of this morning, 1 January 2023. It is alleged that at about 03:30, the lifeless body of the victim was found

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