Two paramedics aboard a helicopter careering in circles on a hospital roof didn’t hang around and hope for the best. The pair hurled themselves out of the Agusta onto Paarl Hospital’s helipad — one injuring himself in the process — while the pilot battled to control the pirouetting helicopter. Once[…]
In light of the recent attempted kidnapping of a child at a restaurant in Johannesburg, Missing Children SA is appealing to parents to be incredibly vigilant with their children. The NGO warns that they see a yearly increase in children going missing. Last week, South Africans were shocked by a[…]
Legal analyst and attorney, Raznae Narayansami, says government needs to ensure that the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) makes the safety and welfare of the public its priority in accordance with its constitutional mandate. The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of a passenger who was seriously wounded[…]
Hundreds of residents, teachers and pupils marched to the Khayelitsha Magistrate’s Court on Thursday to hand over a memorandum demanding measures to make their schools safer. The protest, organised by the Khayelitsha Education Forum (KEF), called for the Western Cape Department of Education to install metal detectors at all schools[…]
A hiking expert has warned the public to be extra-cautious when venturing out onto the Mother City’s mountain hiking trials. A 21-year-old Cape Town woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she fell 13 metres while hiking up Lion’s Head. It’s believed that CPUT student Mieshka Dollie fell[…]
Following a shark warning issued on Friday last week at Fish Hoek Beach, visitors were advised not to enter the waters and one local managed to capture a video of shark spotters in action, keeping locals and visitors safe. Shark Spotters usually deploy nets at beaches notorious for shark activity[…]
As the summer is knocking on our door, locals and tourists alike are keen to get out and fill their weekends and evenings with all that Cape Town has to offer. There is never want for things to do. However, recent news headlines are bound to mute excitement in exchange[…]
As South Africa’s news headlines fills with reports of violent crimes and femicide more and more locals are losing faith in their country and apply to live elsewhere. Immigration firm Xpatweb says that they have seen a 364 percent increase, since 2018, in the number of South Africans applying for[…]
There are concerns that the current violence in which foreign nationals and their businesses are being targeted will negatively affect South Africa’s tourism sector. Tourism has grown to be a major social and economic force which contributes significantly to the country’s Gross Domestic Product and the creation of employment. A[…]
By Zahraa Schroeder Delegates from Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines are gathering in Cape Town for a week-long conference on issues facing the maritime industry. Their aim is to learn from the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) and the South African fishing industry on how best to improve the[…]
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