The High Court in Cape Town has dismissed the DA’s challenge against beach closures along the Garden Route. The Democratic Alliance says its disappointed by the judgment handed down by the High Court. DA Leader John Steehuisen however welcomes the amended hours from 9am to 6pm to 6am to 7pm:[…]
The search for a missing lifeguard off Cape Town’s Muizenberg coast is continuing. City Councillor, Zahid Badroodien, says the 23-year-old and a senior lifeguard launched a jetski to help three kite surfers in distress on Saturday afternoon. Badroodien says a senior lifeguard was operating the ski while the young seasonal[…]
What: Israeli missile kills four children of the same family on a beach in Gaza When: 16 July, 2014 Where: The Gaza Strip, occupied Palestine What happened? Israel’s military offensive on the Gaza Strip in 2014 — “Operation Strong Cliff” from 8 July until 26 August — was one its[…]
Strandfontein residents are reeling after it was alleged that the City of Cape Town allowed film companies to openly destroy the surrounding flora and fauna. Earlier this month startled residents happened to stumble upon a development which they thought was a promised expansion. On further inspection, the Strandfontein Ratepayers and[…]
A 23-year-old Blue Downs woman is considering suing the police after she was arrested while sitting on a bench in Sea Point and locked in a cell for the night, GroundUp reported. Esethu Mcinjana was in Sea Point last Sunday for a job interview at a hotel at 10:45. She[…]
The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is urging beach goers to be cautious when visiting beaches along the Western Cape, due to the new moon spring tide peaking yesterday. Spring tide happens twice every month, at full moon and at new moon. It lasts for a few days over each[…]
New Year’s day celebrations turned to tragedy for some South Africans. Several drownings were reported across the country. At least six people died along the Eastern and Western Cape beaches on Sunday. A 32-year-old man drowned in Muizenberg after efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. Three people drowned in separate[…]
Bathers have been urged to be extra careful due to super-strong rip currents that come with the new moon on Thursday. Visitors to Cape Town beaches on Wednesday would have noticed that the high tides were higher than normal, and the low tides were lower than normal, with rip currents[…]
Saldanha Bay Mayor Marius Koen must be suspended immediately following apparent “racist” remarks concerning beach access, the ANC’s West Coast branch said on Monday. “The people of Saldanha Bay are no drunkards, vandalist or noisy [sic],” said the regional branch’s spokesperson Sammy Claassen in a statement. “We reject the mayor’s[…]
A child’s body washed up near Clifton’s First Beach in Cape Town on Wednesday morning, Western Cape police confirmed. Two members of the public saw the body floating in shallow water at about 07:45 and recovered it from the sea, said police spokesperson Captain Frederick van Wyk. Due to its[…]
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