Voice of the Cape


Zuma’s bruising year in the courts

It has been a turbulent year in courts for President Jacob Zuma. Three cases related either to his official functions as head of state or personal interests dealt the president a series of body blows during 2017. The latest landed in the final weeks of the year when a full[…]

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More than 100 000 drivers tested for alcohol this festive season

Drunk driving has been a core focus for traffic officers patrolling national roads over the festive season, with over 100 000 drivers tested during law enforcement operations. Road Traffic Management Corporation spokesperson, Simon Zwane, said more than 924 000 vehicles have been stopped and checked at various roadblocks throughout the[…]

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Authorities out in full force on New Years weekend

The City of Cape Town’s emergency, law enforcement and traffic services have been deployed in the central city and other popular destinations for the traditional New Year’s Eve mass celebrations. New Year’s Eve draws huge crowds to central Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront, beaches and places of entertainment. “As huge[…]

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Fuel prices to decrease on Wednesday

The price of fuel products will drop with effect from midnight on Tuesday, according to the energy department. Petrol 93 octane ULP (unleaded) and LRP (lead replacement) will drop by 29 cents a litre (c/l), petrol 95 ULP and LRP by 34c/l, diesel 0.05 percent sulphur by 22c/l, and diesel[…]

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