Kathu Solar Park to generate electricity through salt melting

Cape Town - Salt melting for the purpose of generating electricity has started at the Kathu Solar Park in the Northern Cape. A solar field...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

City of Cape Town relaxes water restrictions

Cape Town - City of Cape Town deputy mayor, Ian Neilson, announced that water restrictions will be changed from Level 6B to Level 5...

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...

“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...

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'...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

[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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Cape Town shut down by concerned community members

Cape Town - On Tuesday morning many communities in Cape Town will join together in protest against the crime, poverty, and unemployment affecting residents....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...