Voice of the Cape

March2018

MBS meets AIPAC, anti-BDS leaders during US visit

Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, known as MBS, has met leaders from a number of right-wing Jewish organisations during his tour of the United States. The groups, which have donated millions to illegal settlement building and the fight against BDS (the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement,[…]

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Ijitima 2018 kicks off in Rustenberg

The largest gathering of Muslims in Southern Africa kicks off on Friday at Zinniaville sports ground in Rustenberg, Johannesburg. Thousands of people are expected to attend the annual ijtima which takes place every Easter weekend and will conclude on Monday. The three day event is hosted by the Aalami shura[…]

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Motorists urged to be vigilant over Easter

Traffic and law enforcement agencies will double efforts to curb fatalities on the roads over the Easter holiday. The volume of cars on the roads is expected to increase over the long weekend.  Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has issued a stern warning to motorists that officials will be out in full[…]

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Portfolio committee to summon CPUT council to Parliament

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s council is expected to be summoned to Parliament after it failed to attend a scheduled meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, it said on Thursday. The committee on Wednesday conducted an oversight visit at CPUT’s Bellville campus for an update[…]

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Listeriosis death toll upped by six to 189

The National Institute for Communicable Disease (NICD) has amended the number of lives claimed by the listeriosis outbreak to 189 – six more than what was originally reported. Based on the final data available, the NICD has determined that 189 out of 678 cases of listeriosis have resulted in death.[…]

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