The search for a missing three-year-old boy from Hout Bay in Cape Town is continuing, with community members and a dog unit assisting police in its efforts. Anothando Mhlobo went missing on Monday at around 13:00 in Imizamo Yethu. Before his disappearance, he was seen playing outside with other children.[…]
The community of Hout Bay is reeling from a string of tragedies that unfolded at sea this week. Six fishermen have been missing since Thursday when a rubber duck with thirteen men on board capsized near Oudekraal. Two men managed to swim ashore, two others are recovering in hospital and[…]
Hout Bay residents and community activists have raised serious concerns over the recent closure of their local day hospital. Residents and activists are saying that they fail to understand the City’s reasoning in closing the facility. Many interpret the closure as local government’s way of punishing residents for their recent[…]
One suspect was arrested and another two are on the run after a Ukrainian tourist was stabbed to death while hiking in Hout Bay on Saturday. The 44-year-old victim was apparently attacked in the Table Mountain park by the three men and robbed of his backpack. He died at the[…]
Following a devastating fire that ravaged the community of Imizamo Yethu in 2017, a group of residents took it upon themselves to start a feeding scheme to assist those families affected by the infernos. The Community Cook-Up, a voluntary association in Hout Bay, provides hot meals to hundreds of people[…]
Police Minister Bheki Cele has responded to the deadly taxi clashes in the Hout Bay area. Cele met with stakeholders, including community members, on the Cape Peninsula following last week’s killing of five people. Two rival taxi associations have since been suspended as a result of the violence. Cele says[…]
A Hout Bay fire claimed the lives of two people in the early hours of Friday morning. A man and a woman also sustained third-degree burns, while another woman suffered smoke inhalation and was treated at the scene. The fire damaged 30 wood and iron structures, said the city’s divisional[…]
Several buildings at the Hout Bay harbour were set on fire as protesters demanded a search for the missing man. Protests that turned violent over the weekend in Hout Bay, Western Cape, have culminated in the arrest of three people. The department of forestry and fisheries (Daff) office, as well[…]
The presidency on Saturday responded to Hangberg resident and youth activist, Roscoe Jacobs, who has recently embarked on a Hunger Strike to raise awareness about the housing needs in his community. This after President Cyril Ramaphosa failed to respond to his open letter, which was sent on June 17 this[…]
A female minor has died in a fire in Mandela Park in Hout Bay. The City’s Fire and Rescue Service responded to the blaze at 12h14 on Monday afternoon. Spokesperson Theo Layne said between ten and 15 informal structures were affected by the fire. “Four Fire Engines, four Water Tankers[…]
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