Voice of the Cape

May2016

Missing woman found buried under house

The decaying remains of a Khayelitsha woman who disappeared while celebrating her 21st have been found buried under a half-built house. Anelisa Dulaze went missing on January 31, after going out with friends to a tavern in Town Two to celebrate her birthday. Last month community members led a march[…]

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EFF ‘should not mess with SA’s stability’

The Economic Freedom Fighters should be very careful not to mess with two key pillars of South Africa’s stability: the legitimacy of election results and the political neutrality of the defence force. I have for years reassured business people and potential investors that South Africa’s stability was guaranteed while the[…]

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Efforts intensify to protect Aleppo

Bombardment of the northern city of Aleppo shows no sign of ending even as the Syrian military extends a unilateral ceasefire around Damascus and opposition strongholds nearby for another 48 hours. Monday’s announcement of the truce extension came as a humanitarian convoy delivered aid to 12,000 families trapped in a[…]

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Egypt police block workers assembly

Egyptian police prevented hundreds of workers from holding a meeting in Cairo to commemorate International Workers’ Day, an independent Egyptian trade union leader said. Kamal Abbas, of the Centre for Trade Unions and Workers’ Services, said some 650 workers from several provinces were in the city centre seeking an alternate[…]

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Police suspect arson after Corsica Mosque

Corsica mosque experience serious damages overnight to Sunday in what prosecutors said was likely to have been a deliberate arson attack. The masjid that is the largest prayer hall in the French capital experienced no  injuries during the fire. Police suspected criminal involvement after discovering that there were two separate sources of fire inside[…]

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Warratahs scoop win against Stormers

After talking about critical wins for weeks The Warratahs have scooped a last-minute win over the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday defeating Stormers 32 to 30. In 2014, a Newlands victory handed them a championship-winning run. This time around it at least get things back on the rails and beyond. Rob Horne was a[…]

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COSATU calls on workers to defeat federation

Cosatu President S’dumo Dlamini has called on workers to defend the federation and fight to end the pending job losses in the current economic climate. He said workers faced multiple challenges and that Cosatu was the only federation that could defend them. Dlamini was addressing thousands of people at the[…]

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Armed robbery rattles Liberty Promenade

Shoppers at the Liberty Promenade Mall in Mitchells Plain have been left shaken following a brazen robbery earlier today. Six suspects, three of them armed, robbed a store at the mall before fleeing the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. Police say no shots were fired and no one[…]

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