With the Protection of Personal Information Act coming into effect on Thursday, South Africans have been sending messages such as administrators will be required to obtain consent for being part of a WhatsApp group. The executive for technology, media, and telecommunications at ENSafrica, Wilmari Strachan, said this depends on the[…]
Various departments are, on Wednesday, working to assist residents of Cape Town affected by the cold fronts hitting the Western Cape. A storm made landfall on Sunday evening, prompting weather warnings of heavy downpours and wind gusts of up to 140 km/h. The strong winds have damaged properties in numerous[…]
The City of Cape Town says it is liaising with the owner of a PPE store in Beach Road, Maitland, over a sign that has stirred debate over the legality of spreading misinformation. This after commentators complained that the company had not applied for the proper authorization, under the City’s[…]
The Police Ministry says it continues to note with interest the public debate around the proposed amendments to the Firearms Control Amendment Bill for 21 days. Since the Bill was published in the Gazette for comments 21 May, over 100 000 written submissions have been received. The comments received oppose[…]
The SA Weather Service (SAWS) has warned of gale force winds of up to 100km/h over parts of the Northern, Western and Eastern Cape from Tuesday evening. Disruptive rainfall is also expected for Cape Town and the Cape Winelands. The City of Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management Centre is conducting[…]
The City’s Disaster Risk Management Centre is conducting assessments across the metropole, as the latest cold front continues to bring heavy rain. The storm made landfall at the weekend and has also brought along strong winds and rough seas. Structures have been affected in areas including Gugulethu, Wynberg, Valhalla Park,[…]
Two suspects are expected to appear in the Strand Magistrate’s Court today on a string of charges including kidnapping. The pair was arrested in Makhaza, Khayelitsha on Thursday and are from Lwandle and Khayelitsha respectively. It is understood that the suspects accosted a 47-year-old Chinese national and business owner from[…]
Western Cape police have implemented a 72-hour activation plan in Samora Machel, after the bodies of three men were discovered, each with one gunshot wound to the head, early Saturday morning. Police spokesperson Andre Traut says the unknown males, estimated to be between 20 and 25 years of age, were[…]
IPID is investigating after an officer, who was allegedly in cahoots with criminals, was shot and killed during a shootout with suspects attempting to steal bricks in Khayelitsha. According to reports, Harare officers on patrol spotted four men loading bricks onto a bakkie from a construction site just after midnight.[…]
Tear-jerking tributes have continued to flood in from all corners of the globe, following the demise of the esteemed Moulana Muhammad Taha Karaan. In the early hours of Friday morning, The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) announced that the 51-year-old, mufti of the council, had succumbed to Covid-19 at Gatesville Medical[…]
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