SABC News - Overberg


Three killed in Overberg collision

Sunday 5 June 2016 12:25

Three people have been killed in a collision between three cars on the N2 near Grabouw in the Overberg, Cape Town.


A heavy police presence flanked the town as community members fought to stop the demolition of their homes.
Police continue to maintain a heavy presence at Grabouw

Thursday 12 May 2016 21:15

Police continue to maintain a heavy presence at Grabouw in the Overberg - following violent service delivery protests since Monday night.


N2 near Grabouw closed following violent protest

Thursday 12 May 2016 06:50

The N2 near Grabouw in the Overberg remains closed following violent service delivery protests in the area since Monday.


Two buildings belonging to the Theewaterskloof Traffic Department were set alight.
Police remain on high alert in Grabouw

Tuesday 10 May 2016 20:31

Police remain on high alert following violent service delivery protests in Grabouw in the Overberg outside Cape Town.


Cold front to grip Cape Town for the second time

Wednesday 27 April 2016 17:52

The South African Weather Service has again warned of flooding in mountainous areas of the Cape Metro, the Cape Winelands and the Overberg over the next few days.


The Waddle for a Week campaign is all about giving these beautiful birds a fighting chance at survival.
Citizens urged to save African penguins

Sunday 17 April 2016 21:04

Conservationists and animal lovers have spent the past week raising awareness about the endangered African penguin.


Up to half of all fires that have ravaged the Peninsula in the last few weeks were started deliberately.
Farmers worry as veld fires continue

Monday 18 January 2016 05:55

Apple farmers in the Grabouw area are extremely worried by veld fires in the area.


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.


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