Gill’s husband charged with murder

Two weeks ago, Packham's body was found in the boot of her burnt out car at Diep River train station. CAPE TOWN - The husband...

Walking with the President

The one thing that many have come to know about our new President, is that he is not a lui-broek. President Cyril Ramaphosa has...

De Lille threatens to sue professor over Bo-Kaap spat

Fabio Todeschini accuses mayor of causing “crass development-at-all-costs culture” Mayor Patricia de Lille has threatened to sue architect and UCT emeritus professor Fabio Todeschini after...

Listeriosis outbreak linked to polony

The Enterprise Foods factory in Polokwane has been implicated as the source of the listeriosis outbreak. Health mninister Aaron Motsoaledi made the announcement on...

Family and friends pay tribute to Gill Packham

Cape Town - Christ Church Constantia was filled to capacity as mourners came to pay their respect for Gill Packham on Tuesday. Relatives and loved...

Here is the status of Cape Town’s water supply projects

City promises to engage with UCT scientists over concerns about drilling into the Table Mountain Group aquifer Although seven of the City of Cape Town’s...

Franziska’s Rapist and Murderer Sentenced

Double life sentence handed to Franziska Blochliger's killer. CAPE TOWN - Today in the Western Cape High Court, Franziska Blochliger's rapist and murderer received two...

Looters Target Homes of Fleeing Knysna Residents

As knysna residents flee for their lives, criminals use the disaster to enrich theirs. CAPE TOWN – Homes that have been evacuated in Knysna -because...

Battle Over Different Visions For Bo-Kaap

Residents association wants market forces that are gentrifying the area to be replaced with co-operative housing The historical Bo-Kaap area on the border of the...

British Athlete Says Running Against Caster Semenya Is Unfair

After her triumphant performance to win gold in Rio and be crowned the WOMEN'S Olympic 800m champion, the backlash against Caster Semenya has already...

Proposed Wolwerivier Expansion is Disastrous For Woodstock Tenants

Removal plans to be laid bare in Bromwell Street court case on 9 November Cape Town - The City of Cape Town aims to move...

Elderly Farm Workers Face Eviction

Some have worked on the Grabouw farm for more than 35 years Six elderly people who have worked for over 35 years on Die Erf...

Zuma Says He’s Not Afraid of Prison

Cape Town - Following the release of the State Capture Report, most South Africans were already celebrating what seems to be the final demise...

State Capture Report 2016

Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma has been instructed by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to set up a commission of enquiry into state...

Reprieve For Bromwell Street Families

Cape Town - The Bromwell Street families from Woodstock, who face eviction, have been ordered to apply for social housing before returning to court...

No-Confidence Debate Under Way

CAPE TOWN - The third motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma -in the past two years- is taking place in Parliament today....

Three MyCiti Buses Involved in Collision

Cape Town - Over 20 passengers sustained minor injuries when three MyCiti buses were involved in a collision at the Civic Centre Bus Terminus...

LIVE: Watch The #NoConfidence Debate

Cape Town - The motion of no confidence taking place in parliament today, has already provided the usual frenzy South Africans have grown accustomed...

Tafelberg study a breakthrough, say activists

270 units proposed for low-income households on Sea Point property According to the Western Cape government, 270 residential rental units for households earning under R7,500...

[BREAKING] Judges Order State Capture Report to be Released Today

A deadline for the release of the "State Capture" report has been set for no later than 5pm today. The Public Protector was just...

[BREAKING NEWS] Eskom’s Brian Molefe Resigns

Cape Town - The CEO of Eskom, Mr Brian Molefe, has just announced he is resigning from his post. Mr Molefe stated that he...

Cape celebs and drifters back the Man Up campaign

CAPE TOWN - Legendary DJ Ready D and his wife, Malikah Daniels, have joined the Man Up campaign in a bid to spread the...

UCT study tests new TB vaccine strategy

Cape Town - A recent University of Cape Town (UCT) study tested and confirmed the safety and feasibility of a new tuberculosis (TB) vaccination strategy...

New medicine shows reduction in TB mortality cases

Cape Town – There has been a reduction in TB mortality cases from drug resistant Tuberculosis (DR - TB) in South Africa through the...

Bheki Cele attends meeting in Bonteheuwel after Total Shutdown

Cape Town - On Wednesday Police Minister Bheki Cele met with residents at the multi-purpose centre in Bonteheuwel following the Total Shutdown on Tuesday....

Dam levels drop as Water Month kicks off

Cape Town – The Western Cape’s average dam level has dropped to under 19%, which is down 7% compared to the same period last...

Walking bus initiative aims to make learners safer

Cape Town – A new initiative called the Walking Bus will see approximately 150 parents of Henry Gwala Secondary, Chris Hani Secondary, Impendulo Primary,...

SAICE CEO bashes women in engineering

Cape Town - In the July edition of the Civil Engineering magazine, the CEO of the South African Institute for Civil Engineering (SAICE) Manglin...

Western Cape dam levels dropping, despite rains

Cape Town – Despite some rainfall over the long weekend, the Western Cape Water Supply System’s six dams that mainly serve the City of...

“Draft Tobacco Bill has the potential to initiate change”

Cape Town – The City of Cape Town has voiced its support for the Draft Tobacco Bill which is currently out for public comment. In...

Commission of Inquiry into SARS commences today

Cape Town - The Nugent Commission of Inquiry started in Pretoria where the leadership of suspended South African Revenue Services commissioner Tom Moyane will be...

Second cyclist dies in Cape Cycle Tour

CAPE TOWN - A second cyclist has died in the Cape Town Cycle Tour today. Following earlier reports of a 40 year old male who...

Gigaba announces the “war on queues”

Cape Town – Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, has announced a campaign targeting the long queues that plague home affairs offices nationwide. “This will...

City tackling water losses with free leak detection and repairs

Cape Town – The City of Cape Town has accelerated the roll-out of its Water Leaks Project to indigent properties with free leak detection...

Metrorail services under threat following loss of coaches

Cape Town - Last Friday six Metrorail coaches were destroyed after being set alight at the Mbekweni, Firgrove and Cape Town stations in what...

Watch: EFF deputy President assaults journalist

CAPE TOWN - Deputy leader of the EFF, Floyd Shivambu, was seen on camera assaulting a journalist outside parliament on Tuesday. WATCH: @Netwerk24 Multimedia journalist...

A science festival in a bar

Cape Town – The University of Cape Town (UCT) is bringing science to the public by hosting a three-day science festival in a bar,...

School applications to go digital

Cape Town - The Education Department will implement online applications for Grades One and Eight from 2019. The Gauteng Education Department already implements this system. MEC...

DA prepares to vote as its Federal Congress approaches

Cape Town – This coming weekend, the Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its Federal Congress, which they claim is the largest and the most...

Strategy to save Western Cape bees and create jobs

Cape Town - The Department of Agriculture, together with bee associations in the Western Cape, has released a new strategy aimed at ensuring the...

Governments says recession should not be feared

Cape Town - Statistics South Africa announced that South Africa was in a technical recession. This recession was caused by a further 0.7% decrease...

Saftu to march against minimum wage

Cape Town - On Wednesday 25 April, South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu), its affiliates and its allies in civil society, will be...

Local lecturer and team grab global sustainability award

Cape Town - A lecturer and his team from the University of Cape Town (UCT) have won an international sustainability competition with their self-sustaining...

Petrol price to increase at midnight

Cape Town - Energy minister Jeff Radebe announced that the price of petrol will be increasing on Wednesday. In their statement, the Department of Energy says...

Helen Zille’s tweet misses the mark, again

Cape Town – On Tuesday, Western Cape Premier Hellen Zille received severe criticism after tweeting about the compensation awarded to families of the psychiatric...

100 years of the Noon Day Gun remembered

Cape Town – On Monday, Minister Anroux Marais of Cultural Affairs and Sport presided over the centenary of the introduction of the first two-minute silence in...

SAICE CEO keeps position despite sexist remarks

Cape Town - Following the emergency board meeting held by the South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE), it was announced that CEO Manglin...

40 year old cyclist killed in collision at Cape Cycle Tour

CAPE TOWN - A 40 year cyclist has died in a collision at the Cape Argus Cycle Tour. The Cycle Tour confirmed that the incident...

Two prison wardens stabbed at Goodwood prison

Cape Town - Authorities are closely monitoring a situation in which two wardens from the Goodwood correctional facility were seriously injured after they were...

Spotlight on plastic pollution on World Environment Day

Cape Town – To mark World Environment Day on Tuesday, South Africans were urged to eradicate plastic pollution, beginning with small, individual actions such...

Bain and Co to pay back R164m received from SARS

Cape Town - Multinational consultancy firm Bain and Company released a statement on Sunday saying it would pay R164 million inclusive of VAT and...

Death toll in the Cape Cycle Tour rises to three

CAPE TOWN - The Cape Town Cycle Tour have confirmed the death of a third person connected to the race on Sunday. The 40th edition of...

De Lille loses vote of no confidence

Cape Town - Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has compared her fight with the DA to a boxing match after 70% of councillors...

CT drug programme celebrates 10 years

Cape Town – On Tuesday, the City of Cape Town’s Health Department celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Matrix® Programme, which improves access to...

EFF to open case against radio presenter Sasha Martinengo for calling...

Cape Town - Whilst being live on air on Tuesday morning, Hot 91.9 FM presenter Sasha Martinengo called Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema...

Capetonians march for land on Human Rights Day

Cape Town - Political parties took up the issue of land on Human Rights Day, while hundreds of Capetonians marched through the streets under...

City expo connecting the youth with careers

Cape Town - The City of Cape Town recently hosted an event which attracted 480 young people from across the city and gave them...

Fisherman allegedly killed by anti-poaching officials

Cape Town - The harbour in Hout Bay was shut down on Sunday 12 August following the protest against the disappearance of a fisherman, believed...

Gigaba to tackle long queues at Home Affairs

Cape Town - Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has directed his department to prepare a comprehensive report and strategy on managing the long queues...

UCT’s child nursing team recognised with international award

Cape Town – A team from the University of Cape Town (UCT) has been awarded for their outstanding contribution to the development of paediatric...