Knysna

 
DA wants its mayor out – he won’t go
DA wants its mayor out – he won’t go
Mark Willemse is a mayor without a political home.
Heat is on insurance companies
Heat is on insurance companies
Mega fires, such as those that raged through the Knysna area in 2017, could become more frequent, because temperatures and the number of high and...
South African treasures that should be on your radar
South African treasures that should be on your radar
From the climate to food, drinks, art and unique stays, South Africa has a far-ranging offering of treasures that reflect our cultures and...
Silver Town: The picture of devastation
Silver Town: The picture of devastation
It was as if a lightning bolt had struck, leaving a gaping hole where homes had once been. In the burnt-out wreckage, people — tiny figurines...
DA to oust mayor for voting against caucus instruction
DA to oust mayor for voting against caucus instruction
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has found Knysna mayor Mark Willemse guilty of misconduct because he chose to vote against his caucus and instead...
W Cape leader ‘unfit’ to be premier
W Cape leader ‘unfit’ to be premier
The Democratic Alliance’s Western Cape leader, Bonginkosi Madikizela, has hit back at his critics in the DA, who believe he is unfit to be a...
Knysna residents back mayor, accuse DA of not following due process
Knysna residents back mayor, accuse DA of not following due process
Residents in Knysna have nailed their colours to the mast in support of Mayor Mark Willemse, who is the subject of disciplinary action by the...
DA charges George mayor of plotting to put ANC in power
DA charges George mayor of plotting to put ANC in power
The Democratic Alliance’s federal legal commission has served a charge sheet on George mayor Melvin Naik, accusing him of garnering support for...
DA to charge embattled Knysna mayor for misconduct
DA to charge embattled Knysna mayor for misconduct
Knysna mayor Mark Willemse is anticipating his party — the Democratic Alliance (DA) — will charge him for misconduct on Monday after he...
'This has never happened before' ― new Knysna mayor amid DA tussle
'This has never happened before' ― new Knysna mayor amid DA tussle
New Knysna mayor Mark Willemse addressed supporters late on Friday night to assure them that he has not yet resigned from his post, amid unhappiness from his party, the Democratic Alliance....
Knysna DA councillors support opposition to oust mayor
Knysna DA councillors support opposition to oust mayor
Internal divisions in the DA are continuing to play out at municipalities in the Western Cape after members in the Knysna municipality broke...
Invasive alien plants in South Africa pose huge risks, but they can be stopped
Invasive alien plants in South Africa pose huge risks, but they can be stopped
There is a massive army marching across South Africa. It’s silent and looks harmless, but it’s growing by the day. It’s depleting the...

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