Betty News

Mossel Bay fire has Cape firefighters scrambling again

The latest fires along the southern coast of the Western Cape come after the recent fires in Betty's Bay, approximately 300km from Mossel Bay, as well as around the Hermanus hills and near Houw Hoek Pass.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 21, 2019

Betty's Bay hero firefighter faces threats after fire

Mike Behr Cape Town - Death threats and intimidation have hounded the volunteer firefighter who risked his life trying to extinguish the Betty’s Bay New Year’s Eve fire and then helped cops bring the suspected arsonist to book.

IOL , South Africa Jan 20, 2019

South Africa has got good news: Here’s what you missed

Read – How crocheted octopuses are helping premature babies in South Africa Betty’s Bay boys thank firefighters for their hardwork in dousing fires Life has not been the same since the Overstrand fires ripped through neighbourhoods, burning through velds and damaging property.

The South African , South Africa Jan 20, 2019

Son rushes in just in time to save parents from Betty's Bay blaze

Son rushes in just in time to save parents from Betty's Bay blaze 'Cricket's gone off' was the first warning of the Betty's Bay blaze

Times Live , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

Another Cape blaze rages: Fire near Houw Hoek pass 'out of control'

The region was just recovering from devastating fires in Betty's Bay and Hermanus's Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

Houwhoek fires: “Out of control” blaze reported near N2 route

This current veld fire is located just a few kilometres away from the ones that ravaged the Betty’s Bay region two weeks ago.

The South African , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

'Who else just saw that?' - 'Small meteor' lights up the Cape night sky

"Reports were received around the greater Cape Peninsula and beyond with reports from Hermanus, Kleinmond, Betty's Bay, Gordons Bay, False Bay, Simon's Town, Cape Point, Scarborough, Kommetjie to Sea Point, Table Bay and Bloubergstrand."

News 24 , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

Betty Kyallo's patriotic move after DusitD2 attack unexpectedly turns to bedroom talk Kenya News

TV siren Betty Kyallo’s strong message of goodwill towards victims of the DusitD2 attack on Tuesday, January 15 was quickly tainted as one fan decided to turn the conversation to bedroom talk.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 16, 2019

WATCH: Betty's Bay fire victim describes devastating day of destruction

A Betty's Bay resident has spoken out about the trauma of losing her home in a fire that raged through the town at the weekend.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

PICS: Betty's Bay residents recall 'panic' as fire inched closer to homes

Residents in Betty's Bay are picking up the pieces after the fire.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 15, 2019