SPORTS The popular HSBC Cape Town Sevens tournament, which was scheduled to take place from 10-12 December this year, has been called off due to ongoing challenges caused by the COVID-pandemic. World Rugby and SA Rugby announced on Friday that the Cape Town leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens[…]
Some tenants are more than six months behind on their rent, with the residential rental market’s recovery after the hard lockdown in the second quarter of 2020 taking a knock. Many tenants were struggling to catch up on rent arrears despite being employed when the restriction on movement was lifted[…]
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[…]
Three suspects have been arrested for cultivating dagga in the Western Cape. Provincial police spokesperson Capt Frederick van Wyk said two suspects were arrested in Strand and another one in Somerset west on Wednesday. They appeared in court on charges of dealing in and cultivation of dagga on Friday. Van[…]
Two mass shootings in Cape Town are still under investigation by police. Last weekend three men were gunned down in Nyanga. On Saturday Samora Machel residents were shocked to find three men had been murdered in their community. The victims – aged between 20 and 25 – were found with[…]
Cape Town disaster management is on alert, with the SA Weather Service advising an intense cold front is expected to make landfall by Sunday evening, leading to heavy downpours on Monday morning. Wet conditions are forecast throughout the week as several cold fronts are expected. In an advisory, the weather[…]
Cape Town commuter trains are running at 34% of capacity compared to 2019, when they were already on their knees due to arson attacks, theft of infrastructure, vandalism and mismanagement. Five out of 12 trains operated by Metrorail in 2019 are no longer running, according to a Passenger Rail Agency[…]
A suspect was taken into custody on Sunday night as the City of Cape Town investigates reports about the original blaze being due to arson and of additional fires being started. This was disclosed on Monday by mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith. “There is a lot[…]
Seven people have been arrested in connection with a robbery at a Stellenbosch supermarket. Police said it happened earlier on Saturday. It’s believed the armed suspects posed as police officials. The Western Cape police’s Novela Potelwa said: “Several suspects, some wearing police uniform, entered a supermarket at 8:45. Once inside,[…]
Cape Town Mayor, Dan Plato, has appealed to residents to observe adherence and do everything to flatten the second peak of infections to avoid the City being declared a COVID-19 hotspot. In wishing residents a safe festive season, Plato says while beaches in the City remain open, residents must respect[…]
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