Bail postponed after woman is beaten to death

A man accused of beating the mother of his four-month-old child to death will spend Christmas behind bars. The bail application of Andrew Makeleni, who appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday, was postponed to January 8. The State has indicated they would oppose his release. The decision was[…]

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Shark spotters save woman from near drowning

Shark spotters saved an elderly woman from near drowning at Muizenberg beach after she was found floating face down at the water’s edge, the City of Cape Town said on Tuesday. In a statement, mayoral committee member for energy, environmental and spatial planning Councillor Johan van der Merwe said the[…]

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Camps Bay hotel woman allegedly strangled

The woman found dead at a Camps Bay hotel in Cape Town on Wednesday is believed to have been strangled. This according to a family member of murdered American Gabriella Kabrins Alban. A Guatemalan man, understood to be her boyfriend, appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on a murder[…]

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Woman found murdered at Camps Bay hotel

A man has been arrested after the body of a 39-year-old woman was found at a Camps Bay hotel on Wednesday afternoon. Details surrounding the incident remain sketchy, but it is understood the murdered woman was an American citizen on holiday in Cape Town. The 41-year-old suspect is believed to[…]

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Woman killed as car crashes into shop

A woman in her 30s has died after the vehicle in which she was travelling crashed into a shop front in Claremont in the early hours of Friday morning. “We think it was a furniture shop. Most of those shops there all are windows [have window fronts]. The car collided[…]

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PE woman attempts to join ISIS: report

VOC News has learned that a young Muslim woman from Port Elizabeth was intercepted at the local airport on Saturday evening, while attempting to depart the country for Turkey to join the radical Islamic State group. According to Attorney Zehir Omar, the young woman was stopped by family members at[…]

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Tafelsig woman’s body found in dirt bin

Tafelsig residents have been left traumatised following the untimely death of a respected woman and community member. A 61 year old mother of three was allegedly killed by her eldest son who is a known drug addict in the area. Her body was found in a dust bin near her[…]

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CT woman drowns at Clifton

A woman in her 20’s drowned near Clifton in the Western Cape on Sunday, the NSRI said. “Bystanders noticed the female sitting on the rocks on the shore throughout the morning when it appeared that she had gone into the water in what they suspected was to cool down, although[…]

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