Cape firefighters battle Signal Hill blaze
The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Theo Layne says flames are being fanned by a fairly strong south easterly wind.
Nsfas workers strike for higher wages
Employees are protesting about low salary levels and absorption of contract workers to be permanent, among a list of issues.
Strong indication Gigaba will announce increase in VAT
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s expected to explain how he intends raising the billions needed to plug the hole in his Budget and to fund free higher education and training.
Fears over possible VAT charge on petrol ahead of Budget speech
It's feared the budget will see the implementation of tougher measures to grow South Africa's economy.
Gigaba's Budget must inspire investor confidence, avoid downgrade - economist
Treasury is expected to spell out tough decisions to plug a revenue gap and narrow the country's budget deficit.
CT residents urged to continue saving water despite Day Zero being pushed back
Authorities now say the taps could run dry on 9 July.
Metrorail resumes limited service on CT central line after 6-week suspension
Metrorail hopes to resume a limited service on the central line.
CT Metrorail central line yet to be reopened
The cape's busiest line, serving large communities like Mitchell's Plain and Khayelitsha has been suspended for six weeks.
Gigaba to give maiden budget speech amid imminent cabinet reshuffle
Economist Thabi Leoka says if a new finance minister is appointed, it will be the fourth one investors see in three years.
Cape Chamber of Commerce: Cabinet reshuffle will indicate SA's new direction
The chamber has released a statement in response to President Cyril Ramaphosa's maiden State of the Nation Address last week.
Ramaphosa invites public to join 5km walk in CT on Tuesday
The new head of state has already built a reputation as a fit and active person.
‘Ramaphosa will change the lives of young people in SA’
Berg River High School student Namhla Mayeki says she’s hopeful President Cyril Ramaphosa will prioritise job creation among the youth.
AgriSA concerned by spread of armyworm
AgriSA's Janse Rabie says they are concerned, because the spread of the fast breeding invasive worm, will have devastating effects on South Africa's maize harvest.
Police increase visibility in Bonteheuwel as gang violence spikes
Sporadic shootings have been reported over the past few weeks with at least three deaths confirmed.
Three suspects arrested for cable theft in Bonteheuwel
Bonteheuwel is one of several communities being serviced by Metrorail's central line, which has been out of service for the past five weeks due to vandalism.
ANC in WC asks Zille to postpone Sopa
The African National Congress in the Western Cape says the State of the Nation must take preference as it sets the tone for the State of the Province.
Parliament committee orders Prasa to urgently reopen CT’s central line
The Cape’s busiest line has been suspended for more than five weeks due to safety concerns and infrastructure damage.
Police arrest two men for attack on hikers at Silvermine reserve
The nine hikers were ambushed in January, with five of them were stabbed.