A two-year-old child is one of five people who have died in an accident on the N1 between Beaufort West and Leeu Gamka on Monday morning. The crash occurred after the driver of the vehicle lost control of the vehicle and crashed on the N-1 at Leeu Gamka, in[…]
Emergency water rations of 10 litres a day are being distributed to residents in high-lying areas of Beaufort West as the country’s oldest municipality struggles with three rounds of “water shedding” a day during a drought. “I wish you could see, there are so many clouds, but no rain,” said[…]
A motor vehicle accident on the N1 highway near Beaufort West in the Western Cape has claimed the life of a mother in her early 40’s. Her husband and daughters were also in the vehicle at the time of the accident, however they managed to escape the incident with a[…]
Ten people have died following a bus accident on Aberdeen Road near Beaufort West. Thirty others have been injured in the incident, which occurred at approximately 02h00 on Thursday. The injured have been transferred to hospital. Western Cape traffic chief, Kenny Africa, explained that the accident happened after a driver[…]
The National Disaster Management Centre declined a request to provide drought-stricken Beaufort West with emergency funding due to the initial stated terms, the Western Cape Local Government Department said on Tuesday. However, the province was re-negotiating the terms, said James-Brent Styan, spokesperson for Western Cape local government MEC Anton Bredell.[…]
With the impact of the drought felt across South Africa, one local aid organisation has made headway in the search for alternative water resources. The Gift of the Givers Foundation (GOTG) recently joined efforts to alleviate the impact of the drought in Beaufort West. The town, which is commonly referred[…]
Five people, including a baby, were wiped out in an early morning crash between a car and a passenger bus on the N1 on Friday, Western Cape Traffic Services have confirmed. The collision, which took place at about 01:00, occurred on the Beaufort West side of Leeu Gamka, spokesperson Kenny[…]
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