Western Cape, the third wave has arrived. The Western Cape has officially entered the third wave of COVID-19 infections. Premier Alan Winde said that there had been a more than 34% increase in COVID-19 cases weekly. The province has been in a resurgence and indicators are now pointing to a[…]
Capetonians opposed to Israel’s ethnic cleansing, took to the streets in their hundreds today as several protests merged into one demonstration outside of Parliament. Clad in the colours of the Palestinian flag, protestors fervently chanted slogans of condemnation against Zionist Israel and expressed support for the Palestinian cause. It follows[…]
The fate of a group of evicted backyard dwellers illegally occupying land in District Six is uncertain. It comes as the City of Cape Town was granted an interdict against the demonstrators, who are demanding housing. Several families from across Cape Town set up camp on the land earmarked for[…]
Western Cape police are investigating yet another gang-related murder in Mitchells Plain. Last month, residents urged authorities to tackle the ongoing gun violence in the area, where more than 15 people were injured and eight killed over a single weekend, including two teenagers. In the latest incident on Friday night,[…]
In the last 24-hour cycle, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is 1 562 931. The total number of deaths recourded in South Africa is 53 571. Subsequently, the total number of recoveries is 1 488 060. According to the national health ministry, vaccine registration for people over the[…]
The Crescent Observers Society of South Africa has requested the community not to attend the Ramadan moonsighting which takes place annually on the 29 Sha’ban. In light of Covid-19 restrictions and bearing in mind the large crowds the moonsighting of Ramadan usually attracts, officials say the public should rather tune[…]
As the world marks a year since the Covid-19 pandemic altering life as we know it, an institution, the masjid, vital to the Muslim community has also been affected by the challenges exacerbated by the pandemic. Many of the masajid have weathered the storms brought about by the pandemic but[…]
A 13-year-old boy believed to be from Hanover Park was shot in the back while at a farm in Phillipi yesterday. Western Cape SAPS Spokesperson, Captain FC Van Wyk says he was taken to a medical facility for treatment. Furthermore, police investigation continues surrounding the circumstances and motive for the[…]
Just over a year ago, on the 23rd March, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country would go into a 21 day lockdown in a bid to flatten the curve of coronavirus infections. However, a year later citizens still find themselves under alert level 1 of the national lockdown. For[…]
Heartfelt tributes have continued to pour in for a well-known Capetonian pastry chef and confectionist, who was fatally wounded during an alleged drag race on Friday. According to information, Melyssa La Vita was allegedly hit by a driver at Sacks Circle in Bellville. La Vita ran her own business called[…]
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