Riaan Marais News reporter

Riaan Marais is a crime reporter at The Herald and Weekend Post

Man burns to death in Booysen Park shack fire tragedy


A sombre atmosphere hung over the community of Jagvlakte, on the outskirts of Booysen Park, as neighbours and building ...

Home robbers in Nelson Mandela Bay targeting family dogs, police warn

Weeken Post

The police in Nelson Mandela Bay have identified an alarming new trend in which robbers attack family pets to shut them ...

Nelson Mandela Bay police swoop on 'heavily armed' suspects


Quick response to valuable information by the Nelson Mandela Bay police led to the arrest of eight alleged heavily ...

Gqeberha’s custom low-riders — just like Snoop used to ride


Watching old Snoop Dogg music videos gave a Gqeberha firefighter the inspiration he needed to turn his old trade into ...

VIDEO | Can you tell difference between a real gun and a fake?

Weeken Post

Imagine walking down the street and a masked man runs up to you, points a gun in your face and demands your valuables.

Nelson Mandela Bay school comes back from brink to bag an ‘A’

Weeken Post

Five years ago, a KwaNobuhle high school was on the brink of closure, as conflict among teachers led to matric results ...

Good vibes and hard work boost McCarthy’s pass rate

Weeken Post

In an environment where gangs, violence and substance abuse affect schooling, pupils at a Kariega school saw a shift in ...

SA wool expecting good year after many challenging months


With 2023 labelled as its recovery year, the South African wool industry has got off to a good start this year as ...

Robbery gang victim transforms into real life action hero


A traumatic ordeal at the hands of an infamous robbery gang galvanised a Gqeberha woman into becoming a formidable ...

Mohair producers hope for bumper year


With SA cementing its position as the world’s leading supplier of mohair, the industry’s management body hopes to see ...