Cape Town Fire Causes Damage as SANDF is on Standby

A fire broke out near Table Mountain on Sunday morning and caused extensive damage to property and people in the area, it has been established. According to Jermaine Carelse who is the Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services, the department had been made aware of the fire early on Sunday morning. It is believed that a vagrant in his thirties has been arrested in connection with the fire, which has been referred to as a vegetation fire because of the pinewood on the slopes of Table... Read more »
by Oliver Ngwenya | Published 3 years ago

By Staff Writer On Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Earth Tremor Leaves KZN Residents Shaken

Hundreds of KZN residents had the fright of their lives on Thursday afternoon after experiencing a mild earth tremor. Many took to Twitter to express their shock and to find out if others felt it, and within mi... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, October 17th, 2019

11 Cattle Killed by Lightning in KZN

Eleven head of cattle belonging to one farmer were killed by lightning last week at Mboza in north-eastern KZN, Zulu newspaper Isolezwe reported on Thursday. According to the newspaper, the owner of the cattle,... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu Islands: Australia Pledges $5m to Aid Rescue Efforts

The Australian government has announced that it will be sending aid assistance to the neighbouring islands of Vanuatu following the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam, it was announced on Saturday. Speaking... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Fire Rages in Western Cape Since Sunday

It has been a night to remember for the more than a hundred firemen who have been battling a fire since Sunday night. The fire, whose cause is not known, has caused massive damage to the plains in the area of M... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Floods kill 176 and Leave Thousands Homeless in Malawi

The past month has been like a living hell for the people of the tiny Southern African nation of Malawi as rains have savaged more than half of the country, leaving more than 170 people dead and close to 20 000... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Water Crisis Looming In South Africa

It has recently emerged that there is a report on a looming water crisis that has been ignored by the powers that be and has only been released recently after having been put together more than a year ago. In a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Bad Weather Leaves a Trail of Disaster Throughout South Africa

The sun shines and we are even complaining of the heat. There are places where, a few days ago, the very thought of the sun was very far fetched and defied imagination. The rains have come and left a trail of d... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Rhino Poaching Continues to Escalate in South Africa

In the recent years the South African government has upped the fight against rhino poaching. However, despite this, statistics show that poaching continues to rise exponentially. The Department of Environmental... Read more »
By Smanga Kumalo On Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Birding life route in the Vaal

The Sedibeng district municipality in partnership with the Gauteng Tourism Authority and Birdlife South Africa launched a Vaal Birding Route at Stonehaven harbor, in Vaal River in the Vaal yesterday afternoon. ... Read more »