Knysna News

Knysna Basin Project studies bait collecting  KNYSNA NEWS – The title “Changes in Bait Collecting Activity over 20 Years” by keynote speaker Dr Carol Simon ensured there was an attentive audience at Knysna Basin Project’s (KBP) annual public meeting in 2016. Simon, a senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University, has been […]

Knysna Basin Project studies bait collecting

2016 fireworks as bad as ever KNYSNA NEWS – Only one fireworks incident reported to the police and one unclaimed animal taken to Knysna Animal Welfare Society (KAWS) initially created an impression that last year’s use of fireworks in Knysna may have been less than in previous years – but […]

2016 fireworks as bad as ever

This article as seen in Maroela Media – Click link for more information Poppie-moord: ‘Jy gaan vrek, boetie’ Gemoedere het Donderdag hoog geloop in die Brits-landdroshof waar Kobus Koekemoer verskyn het in verband met die moord op sy driejarige stiefdogter, Poppie van der Merwe. Koekemoer het tranerig die hof binnegekom […]

Poppie-moord: ‘Jy gaan vrek, boetie’

Kidnapped seahorses Kidnapped seahorses. The iconic home of the Knysna seahorse at 34 South is no more. Authorities swooped in on the premises today, removing the seahorses for relocation at SANParks. The Knysna-Plett Herald was told last week that, after showcasing and taking care of the seahorses for more than […]

Kidnapped Seahorses

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Two murder cases KNYSNA NEWS – The Knysna Detective Branch is investigating two murder cases following incidents in Knysna on Thursday, August 25. According to the Knysna SAPS communication officer, Chris Spies, both murders occurred on Thursday. First incident “The bloodied body of a 27-year-old woman was found at her […]

Two Murder Cases

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Memory Booysen new Mayor of Eden EDEN DISTRICT NEWS – Memory Booysen is the new Mayor of Eden. This was confirmed this afternoon by Jaco Londt, the regional leader of the DA. Booysen is the former mayor of the Bitou Municipality (Plettenberg Bay). Also shortlisted for the position were former […]

Memory Booysen new Mayor of Eden

‘Money laundering cop’: Investigation complete From the Knysna-Plett Herald, an article by NWABISA PONDOYI, KNYSNA-PLETT HERALD JOURNALIST KNYSNA NEWS – Last month, a senior police branch manager at the Knysna police station (pictured) was allegedly found running a money-laundering business within the Knysna police station and allegedly being in possession […]

‘Money laundering cop’: Investigation complete

From the Knysna-Plett Herald: NSRI gets welcome boost Clockwise from left: Tyrone van Rooyen, Bryn Elliott, John Harris and Jerome Simonis (National Sea Rescue Institute), Tanya Mohr and Vaughn Harris. Photos: Nwabisa Pondoyi KNYSNA NEWS – Fine & Country Knysna is well positioned now in the upper quartile of the […]

NSRI gets welcome boost