Western Cape

Parts of Western Cape still underwater following floods

The Cape Town Mayor, Geordin Hill-Lewis, says there has been no fatalities reported in the City, amid reports of two lives lost due to flooding in the Western Cape province. Parts of the province are still underwater following days of torrential downpours, coupled with harsh winds – with flooding reported[…]

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Gift of the Givers on flood in Western Cape

By Lee-Yandra Paulsen Gift of the Givers Western Cape spokesperson Ali Sablay recently discussed the devastating floods that have struck the Western Cape during an interview on Sunday Live. While certain areas like Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, Mitchell’s Plain, and Strand are accustomed to flooding this time of year, the heavy rains on June 14 caused extensive[…]

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Government Gazette triggers vitriol reaction from civil society

By Daanyaal Matthews Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana | Source: GovernmentZA via Flickr A Government Gazette has sparked discontent across the Republic as Minister of Finance, Enoch Godongwana, has exempted Eskom from reporting any irregular expenditure, and fruitless and wasteful expenditure, that occurs from now until the financial year of[…]

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