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ROCK STAR: A blow to Carla Germishuys’s face left her with two black eyes and a swollen nose when she was attacked during a hike with her boyfriend on Wednesday January 20 Photo: Alistair Hill

In June 2013, CXPRESS Garden Route Newspaper celebrated 15 years of bringing news, views and entertainment to local residents and visitors – an apt time indeed to strengthen our online presence with this bright new website.

Whereas space is always at a premium in our hard-copy publication, the opposite is true for cyber space and we invite you to make the best of this user-friendly opportunity to share your stories and photos with us. CXPRESS is published and distributed every week on a Wednesday, but at www.cxpress.co.za you can submit news any day of the week. When we run out of time or space on newsprint, this forum provides the perfect spot to include the many extra stories and images received. Now get typing – we're looking forward to hearing from you!

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  • 27 Mar 2020
    Media Release: Statement by Premier Alan Winde on first coronavirus deaths

    A few short months ago, the world learned of a virus that was spreading rapidly through the province of one country, leaving little in its wake but chaos and mourning.

    Since then, we have seen this virus get its own name – COVID-19 – and we have seen it spread from village to village, town to...

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  • 26 Mar 2020
    CXPRESS NEWSPAPER EXEMPTED FROM LOCKDOWN

    The list of all critical and essential services and businesses exempted from the Covid-19 nation-wide lockdown includes CXPRESS.

    “ENABLING SERVICES – To assist in the Covid-19 response, the following services are required to continue operations: Communication and media services on screen, TV,...

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  • 25 Mar 2020
    Latest infections and update from Western Cape Government

    The Western Cape has on March 24 reached a total of 125 confirmed Covid-19 infections. Ahead of the lockdown measures put in place by the national government, we call on residents in the Western Cape to heed our call to stay at home, and if they must go out, to keep 1.5 meter distance between...

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  • 23 Mar 2020
    Explained: Four stages of an outbreak

    An IE report explains the four stages of a pandemic

    THE FIRST STAGE, according to the report, is when cases of an infection are imported into a country which was not the source of the infection. In this case, all the countries outside of China which started reporting cases of coronavirus, reached...

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  • 18 Mar 2020
    Learn from the likes of VW and Red Bull when dealing with tough economic times

    SOUTH Africa’s economy has seen better days. With the addition of the coronavirus outbreak, the current state-of-affairs is not looking promising. “Exploiting this recession may be the only strategy for survival,” says Ian Rheeder, head of Markitects Consulting.

    Since 1994 South Africa has...

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