In a shocking turn of events, the body of a child, presumably that of the missing 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk, was found in a storm pipe outside Worcester on Wednesday night. Western Cape police confirmed that the suspect Moehydien Pangaker, 54, disclosed the body of the child to police. Pangaker[…]
A tanker transporting liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exploded in the industrial area of Worcester in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Two people were left injured after a truck burst into flames at High and Church Road intersection in the small town. Firefighters from the Brede Fire Services battled the[…]
Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks’ legacy has rested on his ability to break social stereotypes within the local community and in particular, the unspoken expectations of religious identity. Interesting insights into one of South Africa’s most celebrated scholars has started to unravel, following his untimely passing at the weekend. Hendricks’, the former[…]
There has been call on the community to assist the junior boys’ hostel at De La Bat School for the Deaf in Worcester, which was extensively damaged in a fire on Monday. The Cape Winelands Fire Department responded swiftly, but the fire spread rapidly owing to windy conditions and was[…]
“I can’t even describe it. The moment I saw him, it was wonderful.” These were the words of relieved Segria Pieterse after seeing her newborn grandson Sergio on Sunday. He was abducted from Worcester Hospital on Thursday. Police subsequently arrested two women in Ashton on Sunday before returning the boy[…]
About 20 people were injured when a number of grandstands collapsed at the Esselen Park Stadium in Worcester, Western Cape, during a sporting event on Saturday evening. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said its team of paramedics, as well as other emergency services, responded to the scene where they found the[…]
Three gang members in their twenties received life imprisonment on Thursday morning for killing two men last year. A fourth member received 20 years in jail for his role in the murders. “There is no doubt that criminals like yourselves, who have been convicted of very serious crimes, must be[…]
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