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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New coal power plants will cost SA billions

Cape Town – Newly built coal power plants will add billions to South Africa’s power bill over the course of their lifetime, a study...

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...

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...

SA astronomer’s research may one day stop catastrophe

Cape Town – An astronomer from the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) was part of an international team that worked on a way to...

Fuel prices jump as VAT takes effect

Cape Town - After an unwelcome increase in VAT, South Africans have also been hit with a big jump in fuel prices, effective from...

Tony Ehrenreich wants ‘coloured’ term to be scrapped

Cape Town - In an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa, former COSATU Western Cape leader Tony Ehrenreich has requested that the term 'Coloured'...

Refugee Office to reopen in Cape Town

Cape Town – The Department of Home Affairs has announced on Tuesday that they will reopen a Refugee Reception Office in Cape Town. “The department...

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....

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...

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...

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...

City of Cape Town wants water restrictions lowered

Cape Town - The City of Cape Town and Department of Water and Sanitation held a meeting on Friday where the City requested the...

KenFac residents close roads in peaceful protest

Cape Town - This morning community members of Kensington and Factreton in Cape Town have blocked off a section of Voortrekker Road in peaceful...

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...

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...

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...

[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...

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...

NPA chief Shaun Abrahams scheduled to announce decision on Zuma Charges

Johannesburg - The decision on whether or not former president Jacob Zuma will face criminal charges is to be announced this afternoon by NPA...

MyCiTi buses at a standstill due to strike

Cape Town – As of Wednesday, no MyCiTi buses will be operating due to the looming nationwide bus drivers’ strike action. “The strike will have...

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...

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...

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...

Taxi associations go on strike

Cape Town - On 6 August the Mini-bus Taxi Industry Task Team (MTITT) in the Western Cape will go on strike as they call...

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...

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...

Hermanus calms down as Human Settlements Minister visits

Cape Town - South African Human Settlements Minister, Nomaindiya Mfeketo, addressed community members at Zwelihle Stadium in Hermanus on Wednesday as protests subsided and...

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...

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...

UCT biomedical engineers develop device to help people with allergies

Cape Town - Biomedical engineers from the Medical Devices Lab at the University of Cape Town (UCT) have developed a device to assist people...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jacob Zuma will be facing criminal charges

PRETORIA - The National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams has confirmed that former President Jacob Zuma will be facing corruption charges. In a 12 minute...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died

Cape Town - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an ANC stalwart and struggle veteran, passed away on Monday at the age of 81. Madikizela-Mandela had been in hospital...

Checkers roasted by Twitter for Mother’s Day mishap

Cape Town - Shoprite Holdings has issued an apology in response to what seemed to be an offensive Mother's Day display that drew harsh...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

“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...

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...

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)...

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...