SABC News - Overberg


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.


Job creation in the sector came under the spotlight at the 21st annual Agri Mega Week at Bredasdorp in the Overberg on Friday.
Govt's policies on job creation worry AgriSA

Saturday 21 September 2013 08:00

AgriSA says government's target to create one-million-jobs in the sector by 2030, will not be reached as long as the current policies remain in place.


The South African Weather Services expect freezing temperatures by Friday, with possible snowfall on Table Mountain.
Cape Town gears up for aggressive weather conditions

Thursday 19 September 2013 13:02

The City of Cape Town says it has upgraded its disaster readiness ahead of extreme weather conditions predicted for the Peninsula and large parts of the Western Cape over the next two days.


EThekwini Metro spokesperson Eugene Msomi says the road is closed, but the scene is being cleared.
KZN accident leaves eight injured

Thursday 25 July 2013 09:14

Eight people have been injured in an accident between two vehicles on the M7 on the outskirts of Pinetown, west of Durban.


Violence has continued unabated in several areas across the province.
ANC, DA in brawl over farmworkers' strike

Friday 16 November 2012 18:57

Western Cape Democratic Alliance leader, Ivan Meyer, has accused the ANC and its alliance partner Cosatu of being behind the farm workers' strike in the province.


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