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WC Launches Agri-Processing on wheels initiative

On Monday, 9 May 2022, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture Dr Ivan Meyer, accompanied by the Executive Mayor of the Overberg District Municipality, Alderman Sakkie Franken, launched the Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s mobile Agri-Processing on Wheels Initiative in Bredasdorp. The Agri-processing On Wheels Initiative will enable officials to develop[…]

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Metal cover suspects arrested

A joint operation between Durbanville SAPS and the City’s Metal Theft Unit led to several arrests after a large quantity of City metal covers were discovered from a house in Morningstar. This was in response to intelligence information supplied by the Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) members and the two Ward Councillors.[…]

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PA warns of increasing Jewish settlement in West Bank, Jerusalem

The Palestinian Authority (PA) yesterday warned of the increasing Jewish-only settlement in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, Wafa news agency reported. This came during a meeting between PA Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Riyad Al-Maliki, and Dutch Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Wopke Hoekstra, held in Ramallah. During the meeting, Al-Maliki briefed Hoekstra on the escalating Israeli violations and[…]

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Stellenbosch University deserves an institution that is free of discrimination: Chancellor

The newly conferred Stellenbosch University Chancellor, Justice Edwin Cameron, says the university community deserves an institution that is free of discrimination. He was speaking during his official inauguration as a Chancellor in Stellenbosch on Tuesday night after being elected in 2019. Cameron takes up the position amidst a racial uproar after charges[…]

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SA ‘Tinder Swindler’ court case postponed

The case of the man dubbed the Northern Cape’s own Tinder Swindler has been postponed to the 30th of this month. Forty-eight-year-old Pius Emokpe is expected to apply for bail during his next court appearance. On Wednesday, Emokpe fired his legal aid attorney and instead hired a private attorney. Emokpe[…]

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