Snowfall has been predicted for mountainous regions in the Western Cape from Tuesday night. Another cold spell has settled over Cape Town and its surrounding areas. Forecaster, Khumsa Masizana: “Possibly a level 4 warning for disruptive snowfall within the high lying areas of the Western Cape from this evening into[…]
The Western Cape government said that coordinated efforts were in motion to end deadly taxi violence in Cape Town. Transport bosses have been meeting with warring taxi associations to try and quell tensions. There was a spate of shootings last week in which several people were killed and wounded. Premier[…]
Cape Town emergency personnel are on standby as another cold front is expected to make landfall on Wednesday. Following heavy rain over the past few weeks, the City of Cape Town has warned that further downpours could result in isolated flooding. Cold weather swept across the province on Monday afternoon,[…]
Thousands of commuters in Cape Town have been forced to make alternative transport arrangements due to the ongoing taxi violence. Golden Arrow says limited bus services will be available for commuters on Tuesday. On Monday, services were disrupted after a bus driver was shot and wounded near Nyanga. The bus[…]
Former president Jacob Zuma’s fraud and corruption case has been postponed to 10 August 2021 in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg. On Monday, his lawyers argued that the virtual hearing of his case would compromise his right to a fair trial. But the National Prosecuting Authority dismissed that as another[…]
The Biovac biopharmaceutical company in Cape Town said there was no evidence foul play led to a fire at its factory in Pinelands, which produces Covid-19 vaccines, on Sunday morning. City of Cape Town mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith said the city received a call shortly[…]
Community vaccine sites opened in Durban on Monday after unrest shut most healthcare facilities last week. The eThekwini municipality said the city’s primary healthcare facilities, including mobile services, would be operational. “Community vaccination sites will also be opened. Residents who are eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine are encouraged to[…]
On the eve of International Mandela Day, government is calling on all South Africans to help communities that were ravaged by the recent violence to clean up the devastation left behind. Acting government spokesperson, Michael Currin, says this year’s theme is “One hand can feed another”. He says the public[…]
Police Minister Bheki Cele says a team of detectives has been assigned to investigate the deaths of more than 20 people in Phoenix, Durban. Cele visited the community again in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday, where he lambasted the public for taking the law into their own hands during the recent violent looting[…]
he minerals and energy department says a flood of complaints has forced it to review this week’s ban on filling containers with petrol and diesel. The ban followed widespread looting and torching of infrastructure in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng this week, and is intended to prevent hoarding. The department said on[…]
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