A floating stretcher that the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) designed to extricate hikers has earned it a finalist spot for an international maritime award. The International Maritime Rescue Foundation (IMRF) recognised the stretcher for its innovation and technology, as it allows an immobilised patient to be carried over coastal rocks[…]
Police spokesman Malcom Potjie said officers responded to a murder scene in Taaibos Avenue, New Horizon on Saturday after the killing of 23-year-old Marcel Clinton Williams. Potjie said Williams was allegedly stabbed by his girlfriend’s father after the couple had an argument. Potjie explained: “The girlfriend allegedly reported the altercation[…]
Violent protests in Plettenberg Bay have claimed their first victims, when, in the early hours of Friday morning, a bus loaded with passengers overturned after it was forced to divert from the N2 highway. The Bitou municipality has been embattled by vicious disruptions, now entering its fourth day. The protests,[…]
Up to 10,000 residents were forced to flee their homes in Knysna overnight as fires fuelled by storm winds ripped through the Western Cape coastal town. Provincial local governance spokesman James-Brent Styan confirmed‚ in an update at 1am on Thursday‚ that 8,000 to 10,000 evacuations had taken place in the town[…]
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