The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Category: Gauteng

SAPS Headquarters Condemned: Filth and Safety Hazards Force Evacuation

Entrance of SAPS HQ in Pretoria.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) headquarters in Pretoria has been declared unfit for human occupation and evacuated due to shocking hygienic and safety violations. The building, purchased for R900 million just eight years ago, will remain sealed until it passes critical inspections. Solidarity’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) department, accompanied by a Department of […]

Vaal River Under Siege: Rand Water Deploys “Chemical Weapons” Against Water Lettuce

Photo showing aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate on the water lettuce in the Vaal River.

The battle against the invasive water lettuce choking South Africa’s Vaal River has taken a disturbing turn. In a desperate bid to regain control, Rand Water has controversially begun spraying the plant infestation with glyphosate, a potent herbicide notorious for its potential health and environmental risks. This dramatic escalation from Rand Water’s initial “integrated approach” […]

3.2 Magnitude Tremor Near Panvlakte

Stock photo by Jens Aber.

WESTONARIA – A seismic event with a magnitude of 3.2 struck near Bekkersdal in Gauteng, South Africa, at precisely 20:54:08 on February 6, 2024. The quake occurred very close to Panvlakte, a mere 200 meters from the R93 road near Westonaria, at a depth of 5 kilometres below the ground. The tremor, although considered mild, […]

Court Rejects Arthur Mafokate’s Bid to Release Luxury Property in NLC Scandal

Court Rejects Arthur Mafokate’s Bid to Release Luxury Property in NLC Scandal

PRETORIA – In a major legal setback, renowned South African musician Arthur Mafokate has lost his court battle to have his luxury Midrand guest house released from a preservation order. The Pretoria High Court dismissed Mafokate’s application, citing allegations of his involvement in a National Lotteries Commission (NLC) fraud and corruption scandal. The preservation order […]

Vaal River Facing Alarming Deterioration Warns Environmentalist

JOHANNESBURG – Environmental concerns have reached a critical juncture as Anthony Turton, a respected environmentalist, sheds light on the disturbing deterioration of the Vaal River’s trophic status. This technical term, which denotes nutrient load, now poses a serious threat as the river swiftly replicates the ecological challenges witnessed in the Hartebeestpoort Dam, South Africa’s most […]

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