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....

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...

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...

[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...

Six prisoners escape from Pollsmoor

Cape Town - Six prisoners escaped from Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town late on Sunday, all six of whom have already been sentenced. According to...

No freedom without jobs and education, says Ramaphosa

Cape Town - Much more remains to be done to address the racial and gender distortions of the past, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa. He...

Programme uses insects to curb invasive plants

Cape Town - More than 243 000 biocontrol insects, also known as agents, have been reared for release into the environment to destroy alien...

De Lille hearing postponed indefinitely

Cape Town - The disciplinary hearing of Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille was postponed indefinitely after one of the Panel members, Pogiso Monchusi,...

Cape Town woman scores R58 mil jackpot

Cape Town – A 56-year-old Cape Town woman won the R58 million LOTTO jackpot on Saturday 12 May. “After seeing the estimated jackpot prize, I...

AfriForum’s farm list raises panic

Cape Town - AfriForum released a list of farms who would allegedly be targeted for land expropriation without compensation over the weekend; however lobby...

DA wants de Lille to provide an explanation for attending Winnie’s...

CAPE TOWN - Mayor Patricia de Lille is required to give an explanation to Democratic Alliance leaders as to why she attended a Winnie...

City to spend R2,1 billion on new housing

Cape Town – In response to the immediate need for housing in Cape Town, the Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA) will spend R2,1...

Petrol price to increase in October

Cape Town - The Central Energy Fund's mid-month unaudited data indicate that the petrol price could be increased by R1.12 in October. This increase will...

SA drought declared a national disaster

Cape Town – The water crisis that has been gripping multiple provinces in South Africa, including the Western Cape, has been declared a national...

R450 000 made available to help street people

Cape Town – R450 000 will be made available to seven organisations that will be taking part in the winter readiness campaign for street people...

Eskom warns of potential load-shedding

Ongoing wage negotiations between Eskom and unions has led to increased pressures on the power supply which could lead to load-shedding. Following the decision by...

Zuma summoned to court for April 6

Cape Town – Former President Jacob Zuma has finally been served with a summons to appear in court on April 6. The South African crime...

Henri van Breda found guilty

Cape Town – Henri van Breda was found guilty of the murder of his parents and brother and the attempted murder of his sister,...

Author’s alleged suicide raises suspicion

Cape Town - Co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island Mark Minnie was found dead in Port Elizabeth on Monday just one week after...

De Lille is not going to be charged for EFF appearance

Cape Town - The Democratic Alliance has refuted reports that the party has taken a decision to charge Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille...

Dam levels jump after heavy rains

Cape Town – The combined average dam level for the Western Cape Water Supply System (WCWSS) is at 31.51% as compared to 20.97% at...

ConCourt legalizes the private use of weed

Cape Town - This morning the Constitutional Court announced the decriminalisation of the use, possession and cultivation of weed for private use. In the Western...

Life sentences for murderers of Winnie Rust

CAPE TOWN - Two men from Wellington were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of author Winnie Rust. Johannes and Nigel Plaatjies both...

Maimane slams EFF, ANC on land reform

Cape Town – Mmusi Maimane has come out strongly against land expropriation without compensation, saying that national government only intends for land reform programmes...

March against gender-based violence

Cape Town - On 1 August, women and gender non-conforming people will join in the #TotalShutdown movement in a nationwide march to various governmental...

Political parties may need to disclose private donations

CAPE TOWN – The National Assembly has approved the Political Party Funding Bill, which proposes to regulate private donations made to political parties and...

SA celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

Cape Town - On Tuesday, South Africa joined the world in celebrating 25 years of action for biodiversity during the International Day for Biological Diversity...

Gordhan says state-owned enterprises must be cleaned up

Cape Town - Public Enterprises minister, Pravin Gordhan, announced on Wednesday that it would take more than six months to regulate state-owned enterprises (SOEs)...

The DA “created” the water crisis, says MP

Cape Town - The Democratic Alliance (DA) has been accused of creating Cape Town’s water crisis by National Freedom Party (NFP) MP Ahmed Shaik...

Malema calls on ANC to rename Cape Town International Airport

JOHANNESBURG - The leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, Julius Malema, made a call to the African National Congress to rename Cape Town International...

City cuts congestion with new roads

Cape Town – In an effort to reduce congestion in the City of Cape Town, five new roads have been added to the City’s...

Patty to be replaced by Danny

CAPE TOWN - Cape Town's next mayor is set to be Dan Plato who is currently the Western Cape Community Safety MEC. After meeting in...

“We will not allow land grabs” – Ramaphosa

Cape Town – On Wednesday, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa warned that illegal land invasions would not be tolerated by authorities. "We will not allow...

UCT engineers design device to help asthma sufferers

Cape Town – Biomedical engineers from the University of Cape Town's (UCT) Medical Devices Laboratory have designed a device that could potentially help asthma sufferers. The...

Public hearings on land expropriation reach Western Cape

Cape Town - The Parliamentary Review Committee will be hosting public hearings into land expropriation around various locations around the Western Cape. A potential review...

De Lille proposes a 26.9% increase in water rates

CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town has proposed a water and sanitation rates increase of 26.9% across the city during this financial...

Staff traumatised after Library gets vandalised

Cape Town – The staff and library users of Gugulethu Library were traumatised after it was ransacked by a group of attackers on Tuesday. A...

EFF wants central bank state-owned

Cape Town - Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Chief in Command, Julius Malema, put forward an amendment bill for the central bank to be nationalized. Furthermore,...

Malusi Gigaba not feeling well

CAPE TOWN - In a scheduled question and answer session in Parliament today, Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba was a no-show. Speculation regarding minister Gigaba's...

Satellite developed by CPUT to get send-off

Cape Town - Africa’s largest and most advanced cube satellite is getting an official send-off on Tuesday, 17 April, for its eventual launch into...

Strong cold front hits Cape Town

Cape Town – The South African Weather Service has alerted the Western Cape to a strong cold front, expected to hit on 14 June...

New language, coding and marine sciences to be introduced to school...

Cape Town - Department of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that Kiswahili will become part of the curriculum by 2020. The department is...

Bill criminalising hate speech approved

Cape Town - On Thursday, the South African Cabinet approved the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill of 2018, which...