Voice of the Cape

January2018

Viral video brings ‘Krismas’ joy to CT family

In an unexpected turn of events, a local journalist provided a Cape Town family with a glimmer of hope, after sharing a video of their story. Photo journalist, Yazeed Kamaldien, uploaded a video titled ‘A Humble Krismis’ with the goal of shedding light on the grim lived experiences of countless[…]

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Outa to consult lawyers over Cape Town drought levy

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) says it’s consulting with its lawyers on Tuesday after the City of Cape Town failed to meet last Friday’s deadline to respond to OUTA’s demand to scrap the proposed drought levy. The levy will be based on property value rather than water consumption. The[…]

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NSRI warns beach goers of spring tide

The National Sea Rescue Institute has urged beachgoers to be extremely cautious this week. This as the first full moon of the new year on Tuesday will result in a spring tide and stronger than normal rip currents. At least seven people have drowned in the Western Cape this festive[…]

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Israel passes bill making it harder to divide Jerusalem

Israeli legislators have approved a bill that makes it more difficult to divide Jerusalem. The bill passed early on Tuesday and stipulates that two-thirds support is needed in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, before Israel can relinquish control over any portion of the holy city to a foreign entity, according[…]

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Bodies of two abseilers retrieved from Table Mountain

The bodies of two abseilers was retrieved from Table Mountain on Tuesday morning. The pair had been climbing “Arrow Final” along with a female companion when they are believed to have fallen from the side of the mountain. South African National Parks [SANParks] Regional Communications Manager, Merle Collins, says that[…]

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