It’s cold up on that hill of poor people that overlooks the riches of Knysna. Instead of developers taking advantage of the best view in Knysna, White Location is home to tin shacks and small houses. The Great Fire of Knysna has left 1000 homeless, some living in community halls but with most squeezing in with family members and friends already living in challenging conditions. Children of Winter play among broken glass, nails, crumbling concrete and rusty corrugated sheets. Not wanting the too-often-forgotten excluded from an independent documentary about human spirit, i took a film crew there yesterday. Unlike the … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Judge Dennis Davis’ May 31 2017 dagga judgement immediately expresses that in a constitutional democracy it’s necessary to separate disputes that should be addressed in court versus in the legislature and/or executive of government. Heard in the Western Cape High Court, Case 8760/2013 found Gareth Prince, Jonathan Rubin, Jeremy Acton, Ras Wentzel and Caro Hennegin opposing the Minister Health, Minister Police, National Director Prosecutions and other arms of government. RELIEF SOUGHT Judge Davis said the case questioned the extent of the validity of laws that prohibited the use of cannabis and the possession and cultivation thereof for personal consumption. The … ‘Click here to read full article…’
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...'