Read more about the article Man, 59, To Reach Rio This Weekend After Rowing Solo From Cape Town
The ex-naval officer, Zirk Botha (59), is expected to reach Rio this weekend, as the first person to row the route long 7200 km alone from Cape Town, since he started on 19 December last year, without any safety craft, with his boat Ratel. (@zirk_botha/Newsflash)

Man, 59, To Reach Rio This Weekend After Rowing Solo From Cape Town

A former naval officer on a one-man mission to row unassisted from South Africa to South America is expected to arrive at his destination this weekend. Mere days separate Zirk Botha from completing his epic 7,200-kilometre (4,474-mi) journey from the city of Cape Town to the Brazilian city of Rio…

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Read more about the article South African Man Approaches Brazil After Rowing Solo Across Atlantic For Over 3,000 Miles
The ex-naval officer, Zirk Botha (59), on his boat Ratel'. (@zirk_botha/Newsflash)

South African Man Approaches Brazil After Rowing Solo Across Atlantic For Over 3,000 Miles

A former naval officer who is attempting to row solo from South Africa to South America has recently completed three-quarters of his epic journey. Zirk Botha, 59, is attempting to row 7,200 kilometres (4,474 miles) unassisted from Cape Town in South Africa to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil onboard a…

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Read more about the article Hubby Kills Wife And Claims He Thought She Was Intruder In South Africa
Hlengiwe Msimango of Kempton Park, who reportedly was shot twice in the chest by husband, claiming he thought she was an intruder. (Newsflash)

Hubby Kills Wife And Claims He Thought She Was Intruder In South Africa

A South African man is facing trial for killing his wife and later claiming that he thought she was an intruder in a case that has been compared to Oscar Pistorius. The incident took place in the suburb of Norkem Park in the city of Kempton Park in South Africa's…

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Read more about the article Girl Shot In Head By Stray Bullet During 14th Birthday Party With Pals
The 14-year old Tamia Petersen from Eerste River, who spent her birthday in hospital with a gang bullet lodged in her skull. (Newsflash)

Girl Shot In Head By Stray Bullet During 14th Birthday Party With Pals

A young girl is fighting for her life with a bullet in her skull after three men randomly opened fire on her and friends during her 14th birthday garden party. The shocking incident was reported at a house near Eerste River in the South African province of Western Cape on…

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Read more about the article Granddad Murdered In Front Of His Wife For Less Than GBP 8
Joey Pretorious and her husband Len who was allegedly killed for a small amount of money. (@len.pretorius.16/Newsflash)

Granddad Murdered In Front Of His Wife For Less Than GBP 8

A 60-year-old grandfather has been murdered in front of his new wife for less than GBP 8 during a robbery in South Africa. Len Pretorius was attending a friends' weekend birthday getaway with his new wife Joey, 52, at the remote Bush Boys Camp in Tonteldoos in the South African…

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