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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Robert Packham granted bail

CAPE TOWN - Robert Packham who was charged with the murder of his wife, has been granted bail. The R50 000 bail, has strict conditions...

City assists feeding scheme as Ramadaan comes to an end

Cape Town – On Thursday, the City of Cape Town responded to a request to donate protective goggles and masks to hundreds of volunteers...

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...

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...

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...

[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...

SALT astronomers make an exciting discovery

Cape Town - The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) in Sutherland has discovered a binary star system in the Hourglass Nebula, one of the...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cape Town saving water while dams rise

Cape Town – Despite dam levels having increased by 2,9% to 24% due to the good rains over the past week, Cape Town’s average...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CT motorists can now settle warrants online

Cape Town – In an attempt to make the payment of traffic fines easier, the City of Cape Town’s Traffic Service will now allow...

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...