SABC News - Overberg


Police to probe building collapse leading to death of two girls

Sunday 25 October 2015 21:07

Police have opened an inquest docket after two children died when a building collapsed on them while they were playing inside at Hawston in the Overberg region, Western Cape.


Wet roads in the province following heavy rain may have contributed to the high accident rates.
Motorists in W Cape urged to be extra cautious to avoid accidents

Wednesday 17 June 2015 16:10

Western Cape traffic authorities urged motorists to obey the rules of the road on Wednesday.


Teen murder rocks Bredasdorp again

Wednesday 3 June 2015 08:00

The Overberg town of Bredasdorp has been rocked by yet another murder of a young girl, Elna Japhta.


Western Cape on high flood alert

Wednesday 3 June 2015 06:21

Stormy weather continues to affect Cape Town and the weather office has warned of flash floods. The series of cold fronts have caused power outages.


Eight people killed in Cape Town collision

Tuesday 5 May 2015 08:44

At least seven people have been killed in a collision involving a minibus taxi near Swellendam in the Overberg in the Western Cape.


Cape firefighters contain large mountain fire in Overberg

Sunday 22 March 2015 09:46

Firefighters have contained a large mountain fire which has been burning since Friday in Karwyderskraal between Hermanus and Caledon in the Overberg.


Police would investigate the cause of the accident.
16 injured in KZN taxi accident

Thursday 27 March 2014 08:45

Sixteen people were injured in a head-on collision involving two taxis in Hillcrest, near Durban, on Thursday morning, paramedics said.


DA MP Lindiwe Mazibuko is visiting Bredasdorp to engage with the community about the DA's plan to fight violent crimes.
ANC supporters disrupt the DA's Bredasdorp meeting

Monday 10 February 2014 14:15

A group of ANC supporters at Bredasdorp in the Overberg has disrupted a Democratic Alliance (DA) meeting at the site where slain teenager Anene Booysen was found last year.


Bredasdorp residents mark anniversary of Booysen murder

Sunday 2 February 2014 18:34

It has been a year since the rape and murder of 17 year old teenager Anene Booysen. The sheer brutality of the crime placed the sleepy Overberg town of Bredasdorp in the international spotlight.


Anene Booysen remembered in two services

Sunday 2 February 2014 06:53

A special service in memory of murdered Bredasdorp teenager, Anene Booysen, is to be held at the United Pentecostal Church, in the Overberg town.


Church services held in remembrance of Anene Booysen

Friday 31 January 2014 19:59

Two church services are expected to be held at Bredasdorp in the Overberg this weekend, in remembrance of Anene Booysen.


De Doorns taxi crash claims nine lives

Tuesday 7 January 2014 10:30

Nine people have been killed in an accident involving a taxi and a truck on the N-1 highway near De Doorns in the Overberg.


Three people died and 18 000 others were affected by flooding in low-lying areas.
W Cape flood damage could run into millions

Tuesday 19 November 2013 06:16

Damage to farmland caused by the weekend's flooding in the Western Cape is expected to run into millions.


The weather service says rain as high as 50 mm could fall in the Western Cape this weekend.
Heavy rain predicted in CT

Friday 15 November 2013 07:14

Cape Town disaster response teams have been placed on high alert in anticipation of possible flooding in the next two days.


The City of Cape Town's disaster risk management centre is on alert following reports of heavy rainfall over the next two days
Cape Town prepares for heavy rains

Thursday 14 November 2013 19:12

Cape Town's disaster response centre is preparing for the possibility of flash floods in the next two days.


Kana receives double life sentence

Friday 1 November 2013 12:18

Johannes Kana has received a double life sentence for the rape and murder of the Bredasdorp teenager Anene Booysen.


Johannes Kana was found guilty of the vicious rape and murder of Anene Booysen.
Sentencing in Booysen case moved to Friday

Wednesday 30 October 2013 12:06

The sentencing of Anene Booysen's killer has been postponed to Friday.


Sentencing will take place on Wednesday.
Anene Booysen’s murder accused found guilty

Tuesday 29 October 2013 17:24

Johannes Kana has been found guilty of the murder and rape of Anene Booysen.


New twist in Anene Booysen’s murder trial

Tuesday 22 October 2013 15:15

A police woman has testified in the Anene Booysen rape, murder and mutilation trial that she found many discrepancies in the accused Johannes Kana's statement to police.


Anene Booysen court case continues

Tuesday 8 October 2013 05:33

The rape and murder trial of Bredasdorp teenager Anene Booysen will continue at the Swellendam Circuit High Court in the Overberg on Tuesday.


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