Knysna SANParks’ Employee Murdered

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SANParks management in the Garden Route National Park today confirmed the recent tragic death of one of the Park’s Environmental Monitors. The employee, who worked from the Knysna section of the Garden Route National Park (GRNP), was found murdered. Her name cannot be released as yet until her family is notified. Staff at SANParks have received the news with shock and sadness. SANParks is working closely with SAPS to investigate the matter. Statement by SANParks. … ‘Click here to read full article…’

Taking ‘Break’ from Online to Focus on Court Cases

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I’ve scheduled a few Facebook posts for the weekend but, for an extended period, i’ll be mostly absent online. Thank you so much for the attention you’ve given my blogs – just in the past week there were 266 new subscribers. But i need to focus on court cases, a few investigative stories and the approximate 600 emails in my inbox. I’m currently R1400 in the negative so that’s good motivation to be alone (4 days so far) … ‘Click here to read full article…’

3 MUST WATCH Documentaries on South African Crime

Must Watch Documentaries South African Crime

A revealing, well made documentary about crime and social struggle in Khayelitsha in Cape Town. Fascinating and heartbreaking. This sad tale begins in the emergency room of an overworked hospital as stab victim after stab victim come through the doors. I felt devastated after watching it late last night but when i woke this morning, i felt more determined than ever. If you don’t realise that we all have to play a part in helping our neighbours, then … ‘Click here to read full article…’

SA Election Update: Rough Flight Ahead (Aug 18)

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) misleadingly rules the news the past 24hrs. Before i explain their overrated success, check out this election update: – Tshwane – DA takes over with Solly Msimanga as Mayor. – Mogale City (West Rand): Elects DA mayor and ANC speaker 🙂 – Ekurhuleni (East Rand): ANC has signed a coalition deal with the AIC, giving them a 1 seat majority. – Nelson Mandela Bay: DA’s Athol Trollip becomes Mayor through coalition with ACDP, COPE … ‘Click here to read full article…’