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Tygerberg sets up COVID-19 field hospital

The Western Cape is preparing for the roll-out of the mass coronavirus screenings announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday. It follows concern over a growing number of local transmissions, with South Africa’s current infections at 1380. The virus has infected almost 900 000 people globally, with more than 49[…]

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First two coronavirus deaths in South Africa

South Africa has recorded its first two deaths due to the novel coronavirus patients, which has already claimed over 24,294 lives across the globe. The national health ministry made the announcement on Friday morning, confirming that the two deaths occurred in the Western Cape, which currently has over 200 coronavirus[…]

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Western Cape SAPS say they are turning the tide on crime

Two suspects aged 27 and 47 were arrested and are due to make their court appearance on Wednesday at Bellville Magistrate’s Court for possession of drugs. In an unrelated incident, Ravensmead Crime Prevention Unit and Steenberg SAPS members were busy with stop and search duties early this morning at about[…]

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SAHUC Hajj 1441 Road show

By Aneeqa du Plessis Hundreds of aspiring Hujjaj came out to Belgravia high school hall in Athlone on Saturday, where the South African Hajj and Umrah Council (SAHUC) hosted their annual Hajj roadshow. The roadshow is an expo that travels from province to province which aims to inform prospective pilgrims[…]

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WCED hopes for matric pass of above 80%

The Western Cape Education Department hopes to retain a matric pass rate of above 80% . Results for the National Senior Certificate examinations are scheduled to be released on Wednesday. More than 53,000 full-time students sat for last year’s final exams in the province. Next week marks the end of[…]

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Strategic plan needed to end gangsterism in CT: ACDP

The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) says 84 people have been murdered in Cape Town since the beginning of December. The party has expressed the hope that various government institutions across political parties will work together in the fight against gangsterism in the New Year. ACDP MP, Marie Sukers, says[…]

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