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Brothers sentenced to life for family murder

The two brothers who murdered a family of 7 in the Scottsburgh district recently, have been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to the murders – which they admitted they planned. Brothers Thulani, 28, and Sibonelo Mncwabe, 26,  butchered eight of their relatives – including three toddlers – because they believed their family […]

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Protesters Quarry Block Road in Uvongo

Residents have been prevented from exercising their constitutional right to freedom of movement, by protest action near the Masinenge Informal Settlement in Uvongo. Protesters have blocked the road running past the SPCA and down to the quarry, with a concrete pipe and what looks like a water pipe and other rubble. Unconfirmed reports are that the protest […]

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Update: Man wanted for Housebreaking caught by HCS Member

A few days ago, we shared the story  about a Hibiscus Coast Seconds Member who chased and caught a man suspected of breaking into his house. It turns out that the man is wanted by the Port Shepstone Detective Branch as he may be able to assist into investigations into housebreaking. According to SAPS documentation, he […]

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Ramsgate Accident Caught on CCTV

Three people were seriously injured, in an accident between a car and a truck in Ramsgate this afternoon, at around 15:45 As can be see in the video, a vehicle appears to turn into the path of the oncoming truck which, to the untrained eye, does not even look like it had time to swerve out of […]

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Scratch & Run Suspect Exposed on HCS

An HCS member, who himself has recently has his car damaged in a parking lot, was not going to let a driver who allegedly scratched the Black Corsa in the picture, drive away and not take responsibility for their actions. Our good Samaritan snapped a few photos after the driver allegedly tried to rub away the […]

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Suspected Housebreaker Nabbed by Homeowner

A man who is suspected of breaking into a house in Shelly Beach this morning, has been handed over to the police – after being chased and apprehended by the homeowner. According to the residents of the home which was broken into, they noticed the man sitting on the pavement outside of their house when they left to […]

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Lyndall’s Story – Pink October

Hibiscus Coast Seconds Members Lyndall Valentine, recently embarked on a campaign to raise awareness for breast cancer, by appealing to local businesses to sponsor a few meters of Pink fabric and wrap trees in the vicinity of their business premises – as part of the national “Pink Trees for Pauline” campaign. Lyndall tells us her story … As most locals know, […]

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The Year Of The Night Adder

If, based upon all the reports on HCS, you get the feeling that we are being invaded by night adders – you are right … well almost. Whilst we are not being invaded, there is most certainly a population explosion of this species on the Lower South Coast at the moment. According to local herpetologist […]

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Hibiscus Coast Municipality – Have your say

As part of a local drive to get to know residents better,  The Hibiscus Coast Municipality has published a survey and invited all residents to share their opinions. Tell them about your expectations and your experiences of our area. The survey will take you under 10 minutes and is mostly in a multiple choice format. You […]

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Stolen bicycle reunited with owner after post on HCS

Once again, I am in awe of this amazing community and the power of the HCS platform. An HCS member posted that her daughter had seen a person throw a bicycle into the bush, whilst she was travelling on the back road in Izotcha. In an amazing act of kindness, the bicycle was recovered and […]