SANParks probe Nic Dlamini assault, 5 suspended

The South African National Parks (SANParks) has hired an independent investigator to probe the details surrounding the incident which led to renowned South African cyclist Nicholas Dlamini breaking his arm. SANParks acting head of communications Reynold Thakhuli said the investigator will be briefed on Monday morning in terms of the[…]

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Environmental Affairs Minister Barbara Creecy has instructed South African National Parks (SANParks) to suspend the rangers involved in an altercation with pro-cyclist Nicholas Dlamini. A video of a brawl between Dlamini and Table Mountain rangers went viral on social media. An initial investigation of the incident suggests the incident left him[…]

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Table Mountain crime map for hikers

Following a number of attacks on hikers within Table Mountain National Park, a local hiker from Kenilworth has taken the initiative to create a Google map, called Table Mountain Crime Map, for recording crime in the area and preparing those who plan to explore the mountain trails. The recent murder[…]

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Bodies of two abseilers retrieved from Table Mountain

The bodies of two abseilers was retrieved from Table Mountain on Tuesday morning. The pair had been climbing “Arrow Final” along with a female companion when they are believed to have fallen from the side of the mountain. South African National Parks [SANParks] Regional Communications Manager, Merle Collins, says that[…]

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‘Bored children’ starting fires a problem: SANParks

Authorities in the Western Cape on Monday expressed their frustration with children entertaining themselves by starting fires during the holiday season. “We sit with the problem of unsupervised and bored children… especially this time of year. They want to see a little bit of excitement, they want to see a[…]

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