fish hoek railway line discovered under beach

PHOTOS Hidden Train Line Discovered Beneath Fish Hoek Beach Sand

By SAPeople 01-02-22 14:42

“Fish Hoek Beach gave up one of her secrets this morning, as an old railway line was discovered on the beach,” says Western Cape photographer Nigel Riley, who was on the scene to capture the photographs on this page. The discovery was made on Monday by the Municipality team that cleans the beach in the […]

SA weather update

WATCH Sea Fog Rolls in to Cape Town from the Atlantic

By SAPeople 12-12-21 19:50

Every year seasonal fog rolls into Cape Town, South Africa, covering the ocean and parts of Cape Town – including famous Table Mountain – with a mystical mist. Marc Schmidt captured these fantastic photos and videos this last week in Cape Town. WATCH Sea fog rolls into Cape Town, South Africa 2/2 1/2 #HoutBay #SouthAfrica […]

Jacaranda trees Pretoria 2021

Jacaranda Trees Burst into Colour in Pretoria, South Africa

By SAPeople 09-10-21 17:19

It’s that time of the year again – when Pretoria transforms into a beautiful purple haze, as the Jacaranda trees burst into bloom, and purple petals carpet the city’s pavements. Yesterday morning, Friday 8 October, as rain fell on Pretoria (one of South Africa’s capital cities), local resident David (Dawie) Jacobs captured these stunning photos of […]

Snow Joburg

The Day it Snowed in Johannesburg 40 Years Ago Today: PHOTOS

By SAPeople 10-07-23 11:44

For those who were around in the ‘80s it seems everyone remembers the day it snowed, and snowed, in Johannesburg in 1981 – 40 years ago today, 11 September. (Technically it also snowed on the 10th.) Photos on this page were captured on the day by AGI ORFANOS, who was at high school then, at […]

Cornubia clean up Kierran Allen

WATCH Everyone Comes Together to Help Clean Up in KZN

By SAPeople 18-07-21 23:39

Durban photographer Kierran Allen, who captured the devastation of burning buildings and looted shopping centres last week, has today taken the time to film a far more positive time… as everyone came together to clean up. Watch below as Kierran visits Cornubia Industrial Park, along with comedian Carvin H Goldstone who has a special message […]

Durban-sunrise photos

Durban Delights with Spectacular Sunrise – Enjoy These Photos!

By SAPeople 20-05-21 23:37

Mother Nature showed off big-time this morning (Thurs, 20 May) in Durban and surrounds with the most magnificent sunrise and colours. Residents all the way from Chatsworth to Amanzimtoti, Pinetown to the city centre splashed spectacular pictures of the stunning South African sunrise on social media this morning. Here are just some of the fabulous […]

The University of Cape Town’s Jagger Library, which housed thousands of theses, artworks, and precious documents, has been gutted. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

PHOTOS and VIDEO: Grim Aftermath of Cape Town’s Fire

By Guest Contributor 19-04-21 16:30

Flames destroy buildings, monuments and precious archives… By Ashraf Hendricks, James Stent and Nathan Geffen The burning of the University of Cape Town’s J.W. Jagger Library on 18 April could be one of South Africa’s greatest losses of memory. Many of the most precious records housed at the building may have been protected at lower […]

Great Kei River

When Last Did You See the Kei River Looking This Great?

By SAPeople 26-02-21 17:04

Eastern Cape photographer Mike Geyer – yesterday captured these welcome photos of the Great Kei River as it hasn’t been seen for years. Mike – aka Nature’s Whisperer – said: “When last did you see the Kei River like this ?? Just had to stop on the old bridge today to appreciate – seems a […]

kataza baboon

PHOTOS: Famous Baboon Kataza in Beloved Cape Before Being Moved to Limpopo

By SAPeople 31-01-21 19:56

Award-winning Western Cape photographer Rob Tarr enjoyed an incredibly special photo session with Cape Town (and now South Africa’s) most famous baboon, Kataza, before the animal was packed up and moved across the country to Limpopo. Here are Rob’s thoughts, and amazing photos. Kataza’s ‘Great Trek’ to his new home is featured on Carte Blanche […]

mthatha storm clouds

Photos Capture Amazing Storm Clouds Before It Bucketed Down

By SAPeople 26-01-21 23:47

Eastern Cape photographer Mike Geyer – aka Nature’s Whisperer – shot these stunning storm cloud photos this afternoon (Tuesday, 26 Jan) outside Mthata in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. They capture not only an amazing cloud formation, but also the African spirit of the beautiful rural area that serves as a gateway to the Wild […]

crocodile eats shark south africa st lucia

PHOTO: Crocodile Captures Shark in St Lucia Estuary

By SAPeople 22-01-21 17:27

A Save Our Seas Foundation shark researcher has captured an incredible photo of a crocodile catching a shark in the recently opened St Lucia Estuary in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) province. The picture, taken by Ryan Daly, is captioned: “When a predator becomes prey”. Save Our Seas told SAPeople “the image has been extremely well […]

monkey family

The Cutest Family Photos of Monkeys in Umdloti, South Africa

By SAPeople Contributor 31-12-20 19:08

Enjoying the festive season, these monkeys in Umdloti, just north of Durban, appeared to be having some quality family time when Andrea Ben captured these cute photos of them “monkeying around” yesterday. Vervet monkeys are regular visitors to many gardens along the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) coast, and residents have been encouraged by Monkey Helpline to plant […]

empty beach Umhlanga, Durban

WATCH Umhlanga Beach Empty Like Apocalypse on 16 December

By SAPeople 01-09-22 18:31

International and local tourists on holiday in Umhlanga, along with the area’s residents, appeared to stick to the rules yesterday – Day of Reconciliation – and remained off the beach as per the new government regulations for KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) beaches. Drone Dad captured amazing photos and video of the Apocalyptic-like scene on Wednesday afternoon, 16 […]

jagersfontein decay

Haunting Photos Capture Decay of Some Small South African Towns

By SAPeople 30-12-20 23:03

Professional photographer Keith Garnet Millar recently travelled the (potholed) backroads of South Africa and visited towns in the Free State such as Clocolan, Jagersfontein, Thaba Nchu and Koffiefontein, along with Marydale and Groblershoop in the Northern Cape, to mention a few. His haunting photos capture a bleak and haunting portrait of some of South Africa’s […]

1 2 3 4 19