Five appear in court for Parkwood mob attack

Abongile Mafalala was beaten and set alight along Prince George Drive.While Parkwood residents held a vigil where a 31-year-old man was attacked and killed...

Young and old karatekas compete in charity event

Ashihara Karate and South Peninsula High School hosted a Blind Buddy Karate Championship in Diep River, a fortnight ago. Over 250 karatekas participated in...

Funny man brings out the laughter

Jive Funny Champs winner, Nkosinathi MakiSure, everyone’s a comedian, until he or she walks up on stage.Lucky for Gugulethu funnyman, Nkosinathi Maki, 39, he’s...

Fairmount High principal surprised with Are Hovstad award

MOT programmes and training manager, Andiswa Makha; Are Hovstad’s wife, Wenche Hovstad; Fairmount High School principal, Terence Klassen; and social entrepreneur, Nadia Gabier.Terrence Klassen,...

Zeekoevlei High has the courage to care

Helping with a project to support victims of gender violence, from left, are Zeekoevlei High School staff and MOT South Africa staff Berenice Smith,...

Fine line between citizen arrests and vigilantism

Keith Blake, OtteryAn innocent citizen was murdered by a mob in Parkwood after rumours were uttered that the victim was a child kidnapper (“Fake...

Fire claims two lives at Die Gatjie

Firefighters tried to contain the fire at Die Gatjie.A fire in Die Gatjie informal settlement, in Diep River, has claimed the lives of two...

Wellness day

Lotus River CHC staff and partners with Health and Wellness MEC Dr Nomafrench Mbombo.Lotus River Community Day Centre (CDC) held a wellness day to...

Child safety

Various creches from Vrygrond and Overcome Heights attended a child-safety campaign, held at Vrygrond Gospel Faith Mission Church on Wednesday June 1, by the...

Funding to aid preschool literacy in poor areas

Funding is being made available to entrepreneurs to help teachers improve preschool literacy in poor communities.Nearly half of all four- to five-year-olds from poor...