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EFF’s Ndlozi lashes out at Springboks in Parliament

Economic Freedom Fighter’s (EFF) Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, lashed out at the Springboks in Parliament on Tuesday. Members of the National Assembly were paying tribute to the Rugby World Cup-winning team during a special Parliamentary session. READ: Ndlozi defends controversial RWC comments, won’t ‘live a lie’ Ndlozi insists the perceived racial unity experienced across the country[…]

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Vandals hit Cape Town photo exhibition exploring whiteness

Less than a week after a series of photographs were erected in Cape Town, they have been vandalised. The series – Un/Settled by Sydelle Willow Smith – was erected at the Company’s Garden, the historic park in central Cape Town, on Thursday. The photos were vandalised on Monday, just four days later.[…]

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Woodstock residents warned over con artist

A concerned Capetonian took to Facebook to share their experience and alert residents in the Woodstock area about a scammer who successfully preyed on their mother. According to the local’s post their mother had fallen victim to a well-groomed con artist posing as an employee of the Tatler Newspaper. The alleged[…]

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Scrapping of unabridged birth certificate requirement to boost tourism, says minister

The scrapping of the unabridged birth certificate requirement for inbound travellers will boost the tourism sector, tourism minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said at the weekend. The directive, signed by home affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Friday, means that international minors travelling to SA no longer require unabridged birth certificates or consent[…]

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City proposes parking tariffs to expand

The City of Cape Town has been requested to expand managed parking to areas where there is a high demand for on-street parking. ‘Managed parking’ means the City charges a tariff for the use of an on-street parking bay and that the tariff is determined by the time the bay[…]

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Project Peacock: Latest treatment for prostate cancer

Prostate cancer affects one in every 23 South African men, according to Global Cancer Statistics 2018. A new treatment process called Low Dose Rate brachytherapy (LDR) is a form of  radiation therapy that might soon change that. This treatment is exclusive to the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. Dr[…]

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Water levels in Cape dams stable

The Western Cape dam levels have stabilised 66.2 percent, slight decrease from last week, but more than three percent higher than the same time last year. The dams that supply the City of Cape Town with water are on average more than 83 percent full. Provincial Environmental Affairs Department’s spokesperson[…]

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System constrained, but no loadshedding planned: Eskom

Eskom says the system is still extremely constrained and vulnerable, with generating plants performing at very low levels of reliability. The power utility says no loadshedding is planned for Tuesday – but the probability remains if there’s any unexpected shift on the system. Eskom has not implemented any loadshedding since Friday last week,[…]

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Minors arrested for alleged robbery on Signal Hill

A group of hikers were allegedly robbed by three minors on Table Mountain on Friday, November 8, but were quickly apprehended thanks to the quick actions of Table Mountain rangers. The alleged robbers, ages 15, 16 and 17, were immediately arrested and will appear in court soon on charges of[…]

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