The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is set to meet virtually on Wednesday, to make a decision on how to deal with the Judicial Conduct Tribunal’s finding that the Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe is guilty of gross misconduct. The meeting was scheduled to take place last month, however, it[…]
The Western Cape government says land expropriation without compensation is not the appropriate intervention in addressing issues of land reform and skewed property ownership patterns in South Africa. It says the proposed amendment to Section 25 of the Constitution will undermine individual property rights and be detrimental to the economy.[…]
Daily COVID-19 infection numbers remain steady and show no indication of decreasing rapidly. So far 238 more people had died in South Africa in the last 24-hour period, bringing the death toll to 76,869. New infections remained in the double digits for the past few days at 13,021 new cases[…]
In the face of a housing crisis in the Western Cape, the provincial government has been assisting residents to build and improve their informal structures. The Western Cape government recently launched phase two of their ‘Better Living Challenge’ project that aimed to help residents with self-build skills and knowledge. The[…]
NATIONAL The Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal both accounted for more new Covid-19 cases than Gauteng in the past 24 hours, a clear indication of the current coronavirus trajectory across SA. While cases are on the decline in Gauteng, the two coastal provinces were showing a worrying upward trend. There were[…]
Taxis in some areas affected by recent Western Cape taxi violence will resume operations, but only under strict conditions. This after negotiations between the two warring associations resumed. This is according to a joint statement issued by the national department of transport and the Western Cape department of transport and[…]
Western Cape police are calling on communities in areas that have been affected by ongoing taxi violence to come forward with any information that would assist them with their investigations. More than 80 people have been killed in the Western Cape in taxi-related violence between taxi associations, CATA and CODETA[…]
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,[…]
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[…]
Vinpro, a wine industry organisation, has launched an urgent interdict application against the ban on the sale of wine in the Western Cape. This follows President Cyril Ramaphosa announcement prohibiting the sale of liquor for on and off-site consumption for two weeks. The ban on the sale of alcohol comes[…]
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