January 3, 2023

Operation Vala Konke clamped down on criminals during the New Year’s weekend

KIMBERLEY – Operational members displayed high levels of police visibility across the province in an effort to combat crime and to create a safe environment for the inhabitants during the festive period and beyond. Several suspects were brought to book for various crimes ranging from rape, murder, attempted murder, business

Public urged to assist in re-uniting a 40-year-old woman with her family

NELSPRUIT – The Police in Nelspruit urge the public to assist in re-uniting Ms Mbali Petronella Masinga (40) with her family. It is said that she went missing in Nelspruit on 05 December 2022. The clothing that she was wearing during her disappearance is unknown. It is also reported that

South African Journalist, 90, Delivers News in the Desert

Armed with a flask of coffee, some boiled eggs and a towel to shield his bare legs from the scorching sun, 90-year-old Frans Hugo sets off every Thursday to deliver newspapers in the South African desert. Week in, week out, the elderly editor has made the 1,200-kilometer round trip across

Major upgrade for Jip de Jager Drive to alleviate congestion

The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate will commence with the dualling of Jip de Jager Drive in Bellville later this month. This is a major construction project, planned to take place over a period of 22 months, to increase the road capacity and alleviate traffic congestion. Residents are

Arrests, fines, incidents decrease week on week

The City of Cape Town’s enforcement agencies arrested 121 suspects and issued nearly 18 000 fines for various transgressions. Meanwhile, the City’s Public Emergency Communication Centre (PECC) recorded just over 1 000 calls, less than a third compared to the previous week. ‘This long weekend was certainly quieter than the

Over 600 nabbed in W Cape police operations

Safer Festive Season Operations in the Garden Route District in the Western Cape have seen 683 suspects arrested between 27 December 2022 and 2 January 2023. The operations, conducted under the theme, ‘More boots on the ground towards enhanced police visibility’, also resulted in the confiscation of drugs with an

President Ramaphosa mourns passing of Pope Benedict XV1

President Cyril Ramaphosa has joined South African Catholics and adherents globally in mourning the passing of His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XV1. His Holiness passed away on 31 December 2022 at the age of 95, close to 10 years after resigning from his role as head of the Catholic Church

Temporary closure of section of Fish Hoek Beach

As a precautionary measure, visitors are advised that the main bathing area section at Fish Hoek Beach between the lifeguard station and Jager Walk is temporarily closed to the public from Monday, 2 January 2023, until further notice. The temporary closure is due to a sewer overflow caused by a

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