The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Day: January 27, 2024

[WATCH] Heroic Dog and Quick-Thinking Officer Save Man from Icy Peril

[WATCH] Heroic Dog and Quick-Thinking Officer Save Man from Icy Peril

USA – In a heart-pounding rescue operation, a Michigan State Police officer, Kammeron Bennetts, displayed quick thinking and resourcefulness to save a 65-year-old man who had fallen into a frozen lake. What made this rescue even more extraordinary was the unexpected hero – the man’s loyal dog, Ruby. Officer Bennetts was on general patrol when […]

[FOUND] Bantry Bay Resident Seeks Help in Locating Missing Pet Cat, Valentina

Photo of Valentina.

BANTRY BAY – Jon Tully is urgently seeking the community’s help in finding their missing pet cat, Valentina. Despite extensive efforts, Valentina is still unaccounted for, leaving her humans deeply concerned. Update: Valentina has been found. Valentina, a beloved white cat with a distinctive grey tail and paws, disappeared some time ago, and Jon Tully […]

Emergency Response Underway as Fire Threatens Table Mountain

Emergency Response Underway as Fire Threatens Table Mountain

In a rapid mobilization effort, Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) and NCC Wildfires teams have responded to a concerning fire along Tafelberg Road, as reported in a recent Facebook post by Love Cape Town. The Newlands and Kloofnek crews, supported by three Huey helicopters and a spotter plane, are actively engaged in combating the wildfire […]

Planned Water Supply Maintenance to Affect Several Areas in Cape Town

Photo by Zahid Badroodien.

CAPE TOWN – The CoCT’s Water and Sanitation Directorate has announced planned water supply maintenance that will result in disruptions for various areas from 29 January to 1 February 2024. The maintenance work is crucial for enhancing the water supply infrastructure to benefit customers. The planned maintenance includes zero-pressure tests (ZPT) and conditional assessments in […]

Surge in Diarrheal Disease Cases Amongst Children Prompts City Health Alert

Photo by Kelly Sikkema.

CAPE TOWN – With a staggering increase of more than 7,500 cases of diarrhoea in children under the age of five during November and December, City Health is urging parents to remain vigilant and take proactive measures to protect their children. The surge in cases is attributed to the summer season, which typically sees a […]

Public Input Encouraged on Crucial Water Acts Amendments

Photo of George by Jade A

SOUTH AFRICA – The Department of Water and Sanitation is set to launch a series of public consultations to gather valuable input on the proposed amendments to the National Water Act and Water Services Act. The amendments, published in the Government Gazette on November 17, 2023, aim to enhance the country’s water legislation, ensuring equitable […]

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