Town Watch

Eastern Cape

A senior official in Grahamstown has dodged the bullet – resigned from her post ahead of a misconduct investigation to take up a senior post elsewhere.

And a protest was held in Grahamstown against corruption:

While a policeman is under fire for posting tweets about a rape accused who is a friend of his:

Free State

A game drive they will never forget: BloemNuus posted a video (source unknown) of some guests who got a bit more than they bargained for when a lion decided to join their game drive:

Limpopo

Limpopo seems to be a hotbed of seemingly-motiveless murders, with several people being shot dead for no apparent reason. Here is just one case this last week:

A civil engineering degree was no guarantee of success for a young woman, who found another way to succeed:

Mpumalanga

Ridge Times tells you everything you need to know about the Cosatu strike:

A heartwarming Thank You

Northern Cape

It is suspected that the Kuruman Town Hall was deliberately set alight – it burned to the ground:

North West

Brits Pos is a rather unassuming little newspaper with the usual local round up of crime, service delivery problems, vehicle accidents and anniversaries, but there are also a couple of gems:

Western Cape

An ostrich decided to join a cycle outing with unexpected results:

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