The legendary Ann van Dyk, founder of the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre, who is internationally regarded as having saved the cheetah from extinction in South Africa, passed away at the age of 90 on Thursday.
Recently there have been reports about the hyacinth biological control agents, or hyacinth bugs as they are known, leaving the water hyacinth on the dam overnight and congregating at lights and windows of residents and homeowners. But residents need not worry, the Centre for Biological Control at Rhodes University says it is a good thing and it won’t eat other plants!
The Hartbeespoort High School has just released a new video, featuring their talented pupils, and "it is forever in the cloud for posterity" says filmmaker, Paul Kruger who has already filmed a number of unique videos for the school.
Deputy Minister of Tourism, Fish Mahlalela accompanied by MEC for Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism (DEDECT) Kenetswe Mosenogi, visited Hartbeespoort on Tuesday to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tourism businesses.
A large number of motorists travelling on the R511 Hennops road have come forward with stories of intimidation, threats and bribery by metro police officers who threaten to lock them up if they don’t cough up thousands of Rands on the spot.