The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Category: Eastern Cape

Help Bring Home Dean Francois Benade: Missing Since November 2022 in PE

Photo of Dean Francois Benade.

GQEBERHA – The community is urgently asked to help locate Dean Francois Benade, an adult male who has been missing from Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) since November 9th, 2022. Benade was last seen upon his release from the Provincial Hospital. Benade is 1.80 meters tall with a well-built frame, blond hair, and blue eyes. It is […]

Urgent Search Underway for Missing Indian Sailor in Algoa Bay

Photo by Dirk Erasmus.

GQEBERHA – A desperate search is ongoing for a 31-year-old Indian sailor missing at sea in Algoa Bay. Authorities are appealing to mariners and the public for assistance in locating the man. The man was a crew member on a container motor vessel that sounded a “man overboard” alarm on Saturday, March 2nd, between 17:00 […]

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 […]

Education Official Ordered to Pay Back The Money Convicted for Fraudulent Expenditure

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EAST LONDON – In a significant development, Zukiswa Wana (52), a government official, has been convicted and sentenced by the East London Regional Court on charges of fraud and money laundering. The conviction follows an intensive investigation and subsequent arrest by the East London Serious Corruption Investigation of the Hawks. The case dates back to […]

Law Firm Clerk Arrested for Alleged Kidnapping in Tsolo

Hawks Disrupt Operation Leads to Apprehension of 44-Year-Old Suspect EASTERN CAPE – In a joint operation conducted by the Provincial Kidnapping Task Team of the Hawks, Mthatha National Intervention Unit (NIU), and Mthatha Criminal Local Record Centre (LCRC), a 44-year-old law firm clerk was arrested on 18 January 2024 for alleged involvement in a kidnapping […]

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