Cape Town Station Shooting Today, A Terror Attack?

eNCA: The circumstances surrounding a shooting at a Cape Town station on Tuesday remain unclear, but what has been confirmed is that a man died during the incident from a self-inflicted gunshot. Western Cape police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said: “The circumstances surrounding the death of an unknown man are being investigated after he allegedly…

RIP Archbishop Lawrence Henry

eNCA: Catholic Archbishop Emeritus Lawrence Henry has died, the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference announced. Archbishop Henry died on Tuesday night. According to the SACBC website, he had been diagnosed with cancer the previous day. He served as the Catholic Archbishop of Cape Town from 1990 until his retirement in 2009. In paying tribute to…

Girl (10) Kills Mom with Air Rifle Brother Got for Christmas

Christmas gone wrong. Cape Town – A 10-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her mother with an air rifle her brother got as a Christmas present, Beeld reported on Friday. The 45-year-old woman died in a Cape Town hospital on Christmas eve, following the accident in Oude Westhoff, Bellville. The rifle was a Chrismas present…

More Driving Photos

And yes, one may be forgiven for thinking this is Germany. I took these a little earlier…Winter in Africa:   #CapeTownWeather  

Another Police Officer Killed

In Hout Bay, Cape Town: A police officer had been shot dead and another injured in Hout Bay, Western Cape police said on Saturday. “A 26-year-old female constable died on the scene while her 27-year-old colleague was seriously injured in the incident,” provincial police commissioner Lt-Gen Arno Lamoer said. The constables, aged 26 and 27,…