Police are investigating a robbery in Rylands Estate early this morning wherein two men were shot and wounded. Spokesperson Wesley Twigg says police reports indicate that unknown suspects entered a residence at 70 Doring road, threated the victims and stole “three cellular phones and stock”. According to local reports, the[…]
Activist Muna El-Kurd and her entourage were in Sea Point Promenade in Cape Town this morning to continue her advocacy for Palestinian liberation. Amid an unusual police presence, dozens of people, including members of the press, gathered near the iconic sunglasses as the activist thanked South Africans for continuing to[…]
The National Department of Health says it will not roll out COVID-19 vaccinations at schools, for now, to avoid disruption to critical schooling. Although children between the ages of 12 and 17 can now get their Pfizer vaccine at their nearest vaccination site, not many of this age group visited vaccination sites[…]
The Nirvana community in Polokwane, Limpopo, is still in shock after the kidnapping of the four Moti children. The children who are from a family which owns businesses were kidnapped allegedly by seven heavily armed men who were wearing white clothes. Six-year-old Zidan, 11-year-old Zayyad, 13-year-old Alaan and 15-year-old Zia Moti[…]
Western Cape officials have reiterated calls to the public to seek professional assistance amid an Avian Flu outbreak among wild sea birds in the province. The provincial Department of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning says the outbreak has claimed the lives of hundreds of birds over the past[…]
The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) council has in-principle approved a proposal to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for campus access. Vice-chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, says the proposal requires that all staff- as a condition of being able to perform their duties-and students- as a condition of registration- provide acceptable proof[…]
Renowned Palestinian Activist Muna El Kurd received a warm welcome upon arrival at the Cape Town International airport on Wednesday afternoon. The activists’ highly anticipated touch down in the Mother City saw dozens of supporters flock to catch a glimpse of the outspoken youth. The 23-year-old arrived in South Africa[…]
The Western Cape High Court yesterday granted the EFF’s urgent application for an interim interdict. This move comes as the party aims to prevent the City of Cape Town from removing its election banners. The City removed the posters after informing the party that its posters were in violation of[…]
A 45-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment after he shot and killed a taxi driver in 2018. Phendile Velem was found guilty of murder in the Bellville regional court yesterday after a lengthy investigation. The Provincial Commissioner of the Western Cape, Lieutenant General Thembisile Patekile lauded the[…]
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