100-year-old Lilian Mallet, a dedicated supporter of the NSRI, wins two brand-new cars

Lilian Mallet, a 100-year-old from Boksburg, Gauteng, has supported the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) for decades. Her late husband, Paul, served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War and later became a supporter of the NSRI. Lilian continued supporting the NSRI after Paul’s death in 2005, participating in the annual car competition in memory of her husband.

Motorists in South Africa can expect lower fuel prices in April

As global oil prices trend lower, South African motorists can breathe a small sigh of relief. Although local fuel prices are linked to the rand/dollar exchange rate and the cost of oil, the projected hike of around eight cents per liter is lower than the previously predicted 56 cents per liter hike at the start of the month.

Simba Chips Worth R1.2m Recovered After Hijacking

In a positive turn of events, the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department’s (EMPD) specialized task team arrested a 36-year-old male suspect in Putfontein with R1.2 million worth of goods in his possession.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, 14 March 2023, at 9.50 am, and thanks to the swift action of the EMPD, the truck containing Simba chips has been recovered.

Animal Abuser Apprehended in Du Noon

Last week brought great news for animal lovers in Cape Town. After countless reports and many attempts to catch him in the act, the notorious Du Noon animal hawker has finally been apprehended by authorities. The Cape of Good Hope SPCA, who had pledged to ensure justice for the animal victims of the hawker, worked tirelessly to make this happen. A Joint Effort The SPCA’s teams lauded the support they received from fellow animal lovers, rescuers and the swift response of the City of Cape Town’s Animal Control Unit. The hawker, known for changing clothes every 30 minutes to avoid

Cape Town Authorities Prepare for EFF National Shutdown

As South Africans prepare for the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) planned national shutdown on Monday, Cape Town’s integrated law enforcement agencies have been placed on high alert. Tactical Deployments in Place The integrated forces comprise members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), South African Police Service (SAPS) units, metro police, law enforcement officials from various municipalities, traffic services, and private security officials. Operational Preparedness According to Western Cape Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembisile Patekile, police officials on foot, horseback, in vehicles and on motorcycles, with air support at strategic positions, are on standby to respond promptly and appropriately

Trevor Noah becomes the first comedian in 58 years to win Erasmus Prize.

South African comedian and television host Trevor Noah has been awarded the 2023 Erasmus Prize, becoming the first comedian to receive the award in 58 years. The Erasmus Prize is awarded annually to individuals or institutions that significantly contribute to the arts, humanities, or social sciences. The award carries a cash prize of €150,000. Trevor Noah was chosen for his contribution to this year’s theme, “In Praise of Folly,” which is named after the famous book by Dutch philosopher Desiderius Erasmus. The book is renowned for its humor, social criticism, and political satire. According to the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation, Noah

Free Birthday Activities in Cape Town

If you’re a Capetonian looking for a fun way to celebrate your birthday without breaking the bank, you’re in luck! Cape Town is full of amazing opportunities to enjoy a day out without spending a cent. Here are some of the best free birthday activities in the area: Bike Ride on the Sea Point Promenade Up Cycles on the Sea Point Promenade is one of the most popular small businesses in Cape Town, offering an hour’s bike ride for just R90. But if you show your ID card on your birthday, you can ride for free! Take in incredible sights

Cape Town Loses One of its Own: A Tribute to Late Costa Titch

The South African music industry is in mourning after the loss of rapper Constantinos Tsobanoglou, popularly known by his stage name Costa Titch. The 28-year-old performer collapsed while on stage during the Ultra Music Festival at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg on Saturday, 11 March. The loss has not only affected the music industry but also his family, fans, and the entire country. Costa Titch was a rising star in the music industry, and his music was loved by many, especially in his hometown Cape Town. From Backup Dancer to Rapper Costa Titch started as a backup dancer in