World Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Week: Antibiotics are often misused
According to Professor Robin Green, in South Africa, high levels of antibiotic resistance already exist, mostly due to inappropriate antibiotic management and consumption.
Mantashe gives WC govt go-ahead to explore IPP energy options
With the constant risk of load-shedding, the party said government should source energy from elsewhere and not only rely on Eskom.
Uyinene Mrwetyana’s rape, murder accused set for High Court appearance
Luyanda Botha (42) has already appeared in a Magistrates Court and faces two counts of rape, a count of murder and one of defeating the ends of justice.
DA wins 2 WC by-elections but loses significant support
Not only did the party lose a ward to the African National Congress, but its support also dropped by more than 15% in the wards it won.
Man held in connection with Jesse Hess murder expected in court on Friday
Family spokesperson Sandy Hess said the suspect was the murdered student's cousin.
Strike on the cards for Robben Island Museum workers
On Wednesday, management and the workers' union reached a deadlock in wage negotiations.
DA hoping to send strong message with by-election wins in WC
DA candidates appear to be the front-runners in all of today's by-elections to be held in the City of Cape Town and the Matzikama Municipality.
Survé’s Independent Media receives application for liquidation
In an online article, the media firm said the application cites Sekunjalo executive chairperson Iqbal Survé as a respondent.
Search for Herolds Bay girl called off, police divers on standby
The child, her mother Heidi Scheepers and two-year-old brother were reported missing more than two weeks ago.
Madikizela: DA could face serious problem if it doesn't fix WC problems
Democratic Alliance (DA) Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela said that stabilising his region would benefit the party at a national level.
Why Bonginkosi Madikizela withdrew from DA leadership race
Bonginkosi Madikizela had indicated his intention to run for the post vacated by Mmusi Maimane who resigned last month.
State hospitals need overhaul, Parly committee hears
After listening to a battery of complaints, Parliament’s portfolio committee on Health will now take the debate on National Health Insurance (NHI) to coastal provinces.
Public hearings on NHI conclude in NC
Parliament’s health committee has also been urged to address the poor state of hospitals before implementing the plan.
WC ANC ‘concerned’ about new online membership system ahead of conference
The structure’s interim convener Lerumo Kalako said the tricky system was preventing the party from holding regional conferences.
SAHRC says it has strong case to oppose Etzebeth court application
The commission submitted papers to the Equality Court on behalf of claimants who alleged that the rugby player used a racial slur and assaulted a man outside a pub in the Western Cape town of Langebaan back in August.
Police leadership in WC a problem, says Safety MEC Fritz
Cape Town will continue to be a gangster's paradise for as long as police don’t get their act together. That’s according to Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz.
Madikizela: Race can't be taken out of problems facing DA
Madikizela said race will always be a problem, even more so in the DA which has always been seen as a party for minorities.
Madikizela wants DA to clamp down on ill-disciplined members
Bonginkosi Madikizela said that rogue members could not be allowed to tarnish the party’s name.