Archive for Sep, 2016

Housebreaker in an out in a Sec – and I was a Witness

Housebreaker in an out in a Sec – and I was a Witness

3rd Sep 2016 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

He was in and out of the house he burglered in Bato Way, Melkbosstrand, this afternoon in a second. CCTV footage showed a man leaving the house and driving off in a Toyota. He had gained entry using a crowbar, and had stolen a television. The owners were out forRead More

A taxi overturned outside Melkbosstrand this morning. Photos: South African Paramedics

Taxi Overturns outside Melkbosstrand; 11 Workers Inside

2nd Sep 2016 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

11 Women who were on their way to work at Sea Park Nursing Care in Melkbosstrand never got to work today. The women are in various hospitals after the taxi in which they were being transported rolled. The accident occurred around 7.18 am outside the entrance to Koeberg. South AfricanRead More

A case of murder is being investigated.

Woken Up by Armed Robbers

2nd Sep 2016 at 9:07 am 0 comments

A 57-year-old woman from Parklands woke up early this morning when two armed men “jumped on top of her bed,” whilst shining a torch in her eyes. The men had entered the house by forcing a lounge window open. According to Table View police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler the menRead More

A case of murder is being investigated.

Caught Red-Handed!

2nd Sep 2016 at 8:05 am 0 comments

A Table View policeman came eyeball to eyeball with a housebreaking suspect yesterday afternoon. According to Table View police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler, Constable Lehlhonolo Msali responded to a report of housebreaking in Cross Road, Sundridge, Table View. Upon arrival at the house the police were told by a neighbourRead More

DeWet du Toit, South Africa's own Tarzan. Photos: Provided

Tarzan’s Career takes Off

2nd Sep 2016 at 6:55 am 0 comments

It’s enough to set one’s head spinning: Tarzan appearing in hit series 7de Laan and in Binnelanders, but so he has… South Africa’s own Tarzan, DeWet du Toit, an Afrikaans boykie from the Southern Cape, is building a career in films. DeWet arrived in the City of Gold some sevenRead More

Pink, the "expression of new life." Photo: Pink Trees for Pauline

Melkbos goes Pink

1st Sep 2016 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

Melkies, wrap your trees in pink; it’s for a good cause. The annual wrapping of trees has started. Trees are wrapped in pink from 1 September up to 31 October in order to raise awareness of cancer, as well as money to combat it. The organisation Pink Trees for PaulineRead More

Free and safe abortions are done at Somerset Hospital in Green Point. Photo: Wikimedia

‘Report Illegal Abortion Services’

1st Sep 2016 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

A spokesperson for the Western Cape Department of Health has urged people to report illegal abortion services. Spokesperson Mark van der Heever says ‘fear and shame’ drive young women and girls to use illegal abortion services advertised on trains, busses and lamp posts. A number of foetuses were found acrossRead More



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