The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Day: February 13, 2024

South Africa Mourns the Passing of Iconic Actress Aletta Bezuidenhout

The legendary actress Aletta Bezuidenhout.

South Africa is shrouded in sorrow as the news of the passing of the legendary actress Aletta Bezuidenhout, at the age of 76, permeates the nation. Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, expresses profound sadness at the loss of a true icon in South African theatre. Minister Marais reflects on Aletta […]

Dramatic Rescue Operation by NSRI Gqeberha Safeguards Crew Amidst Sinking Vessel Crisis

Photo by the NSRI.

GQEBERHA – In a harrowing maritime emergency, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Gqeberha sprang into action to rescue the crew of a sinking vessel off the Port Elizabeth coast. The daring operation unfolded following a Mayday distress call received by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) Port Control and Telkom Maritime Radio Services. The distressed […]

[LISTEN] Seawinds Residents Celebrate Milestone as Title Deeds Handed Over by City Officials

Councillor Pophaim, officials and beneficiaries.

MUIZENBERG – In a significant stride towards providing secure housing for residents, the City of Cape Town’s Human Settlements Directorate, led by Mayoral Committee Member Councillor Carl Pophaim, continued its mission to deliver title deeds to homeowners across the metro. Today, in Seawinds, a momentous occasion unfolded as 17 title deeds were officially handed over […]

[VIDEO] Taxi Knocks Down Policeman in Durban

Stock Photo by Mat Napo.

CHATSWORTH, DURBAN – In a startling incident that unfolded this morning at Moorton Shopping Centre in Chatsworth, Durban, a Metro Policeman was left seriously injured after being struck by a taxi. According to Yusuf Abramjee of Crime Watch, the incident occurred just after 8:30. ALS Paramedics swiftly responded to the scene, finding the officer in […]

Urgent Plea for Assistance: Family Reconnection Mission for Joan Maltman

A recent photo of Joan Maltman.

In a heartfelt plea for help, Rudi Sygo, a concerned individual, has taken to social media across the country to urgently seek any information regarding the family or relatives of Joan Maltman. Joan, currently in a fragile state of health, expresses a deep desire to reconnect with her family during this critical time. The search […]

Surge in Wheelie Bin Theft Raises Concerns in Cape Town

There were 29 330 reported cases of stolen bins in 2023, up from 28 653 in 2022.

In a concerning trend, the City of Cape Town has issued a warning to residents as the theft of wheelie bins sees a significant spike in 2023. According to recent data, reported cases of stolen bins have risen to 29,330, up from 28,653 in the previous year. Alderman Grant Twigg, Mayoral Committee Member for Urban […]

WCLA Imposes Almost R7 Million in Fines on Liquor Outlets Across Western Cape

Photo by Sérgio Alves Santos.

The Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) has slapped liquor outlets with fines totalling just under R7 million to curb non-compliance with licensing regulations. Between November 1, 2022, and November 24, 2023, the WCLA conducted extensive inspections and issued 169 fines across the province, with 49 fines amounting to R2.1 million directed at license holders in […]

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