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Snow Road Closures - Latest - 13h00 8th August

See the LATEST on road closures here - THURSDAY 9th August Some passes have been reopened per traffic departments. According to RSG Spectrum program at 13h00 all the Eastern Cape passes have been reopened. 

The N3 from Johannesburg to Durban is open, but traffic is heavy and roads still treacherous in places.

Other Kwa Zulu Natal roads remain closed as reported this morning.

Rescue efforts on the Swartberg - Kokstad road continue.

The Ashton Montagu road remains closed due to flood damage.

The Kestell Qua Qua road is reopened.

The N1 near Springfontein is reopened after a major accident this morning.


Calvinia - Hantam Vleisfees August 2012

The Annual Calvinia Hantam Vleis Fees takes place on 24th and 25th August. Every year this event attracts more and more visitors. The Locals put on a great show which lamb and mutton cooked in lots of various ways, and a host of imported entertainment including Read more...

Snow Causes Eastern Cape Road Closures 08h00 Wed 8th

For the latest news see THURSDAY 9th August Heavy overnight snow has forced closure of three roads in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape



Snow - Additional Road Closures as at 06h30 wed 8th Aug

See latest update on THURSDAY  9th August News of road closures continue to come in the latest are as follows


Snow - Latest Update of Closed Roads - 06h00 Wednesday

FOR THE LATEST NEWS SEE - THURSDAY 9TH AUGUST Early morning newscasts report the following closures of both National and Rural routes. The following reportd as at 06h00 Wednesday.


Rugby - SA vs Argentina - SA vs Australia - SA vs New Zealand

South Africa has three games at home in this years first edition of the new international rugby tournament.

Each side in the tournament which now includes Argentina plays an home and away game against the other three sides.


Latest on Snow caused road closures N routes/roads on 7th August 2012

FOR THE LATEST NEWS ON ROAD CLOSURES SEE ---- 9th August Report    Snow Falls across much of the Eastern Cape and Kwazulu Natal has resulted in many roads being closed.

Areas badly affected:


Kimberley - Currie Cup Rugby - Aug to Oct 2012

The Currie Cup Rugby Season is in full swing and The GWK Stadium in Kimberley will host five games. GWK Griquas play the following games at home:-


Johannesburg - Currie Cup Rugby - Aug to Oct 2012

The Currie Cup Rugby Season is in full swing and Coca Cola Park in Johannesburg will host five games. The MTN Golden Lions play the following games at home:-


Cape Town - Currie Cup Rugby - Aug to Oct 2012

The Currie Cup Rugby Season is in full swing and DHL Newlands Stadium in Cape Town will host five games. DHL Western Province  play the following games at home:-


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