Nurse delivers baby in car during lunch break

A Melomed nurse, Sister Njapha, became a hero when she delivered a healthy baby boy in the parking lot of the Mitchells Plain Melomed hospital last week Thursday. According to a statement released by Group Marketing Manager Shameema Adams, Sr Njapha was alerted by a frantic man during her afternoon[…]

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Abandoned baby found on Cape Town station deck

Police in Cape Town are searching for a woman who had abandoned a baby behind a container on the Cape Town station deck on Wednesday, September 23. A homeless man watched the incident unfold and reported it to police. Police Service spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said: “According to reports[…]

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2-year-old boy and father shot dead in Bonteheuwel

A two-year-old boy shot in Bonteheuwel died of his injuries after his father passed away on Wednesday night. Zhario and his father Mogamat Johnson were shot in a drive-by shooting on the corner of Tolbos and Bonteheuwel avenue, suspected to be gang-related. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk[…]

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MPlain mother arrested for murdering newborn baby

A 32 year-old woman has been charged for murder, after she allegedly choked her newborn son to death and hid him under a mattress. The woman was arrested over the weekend and will appear in the Mitchell’s Plain Magistrates Court tomorrow. The Western Cape Department of Social Development has confirmed[…]

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Disaster risk management officials deliver baby boy

Two City of Cape Town disaster risk management officials helped deliver a baby boy in a public bathroom near Bakoven on Sunday, the City said. The two officials – Sam Freeman and Dominique Daniels were on duty assisting with the Identikidz programme, said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety[…]

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Body of newborn boy found in mall bathroom

The body of a newborn baby boy was discovered in the bathroom of a mall in Somerset West on Friday morning, Western Cape police confirmed. An inquest was opened after the gruesome discovery at 08:00, said Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut. It is understood that a cleaner at Somerset Mall found[…]

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Murdered baby to be buried today

The funeral of seven-month-old Inganathi Mnyani, who was killed by her mother’s boyfriend, will be held in Philippi, Cape Town on Thursday. Zukile Nakupi allegedly flung Inganathi Mnyani against the ceiling, walls and prepaid electricity meter of her mother’s Philippi home last Monday. He was arrested last Thursday. The couple[…]

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